Legendary TV Broadcaster, Larry King and his wife Shawn King are reported to have called off their marriage after 22-years of being together.
The report on Larry King and wife Shawn calling off their marriage according to Radaronline, claimed that the couple as spotted on their Court document have been separated since two months ago, before Larry King eventually filed for a divorce.
In addition, the report stated that the 85-year-old TV legend filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 citing “irreconcilable differences,” the court papers stated.
Larry noted that he married Shawn King on September 5, 1997 and they separated on June 6 ,2019, 22 years after they first tied the knot.
Larry’s documents noted that he did not have details about separation of property and assets.
Petitioner has yet to determine the full nature and extent of the community and quasi-community property assets and debts. Petition reserves the right to amend this petition or to confirm the petition to proof at trial,” the documents noted.
Larry’s court papers obtained by Radar noted: “Petitioner has yet to determine the full nature and extent of his separate property assets and debts. Petitioner reserves the right to amend this petition or to confirm the petition to prove at trial.”
This would be the eighth divorce for Larry, who has been married to seven women, marrying Playboy model Alene Atkins twice.
He married his high school sweetheart Freda Miller in 1952 at age 19 but the marriage annulled one year later.
He was then briefly married to Annette Kaye, who gave birth to his son, Larry Jr., in November 1961, whom the host did not meet until his son was in his thirties.
In 1961, King married his third wife, Alene Akins, a Playboy Bunny, but divorced two years later.
That same year he married Mary Francis “Mickey” Stuphin, who soon after divorced him.
But in 1969, King remarried Playboy beauty Akins, with whom he had a second child, Chaia, in 1969. The couple divorced a second time in 1972.
Four years later, King married his fifth wife, mathematics teacher and production assistant Sharon Lepore. The couple divorced in 1983.
The ladies’ man then met businesswoman Julie Alexander in 1989, and proposed to her on their first date on August 1, 1989.
They ultimately separated in 1990 and divorced in 1992.
In 1997, he married his seventh wife, Shawn, a singer, actress, and TV host, in King’s Los Angeles hospital room three days before he underwent heart surgery to clear a clogged blood vessel.
In 2010, the couple filed for divorce after a tumultuous several years, but later reconciled.