06/06/2014 01:21 pm ET Updated Jun 09, 2014

Melanie Griffith And Antonio Banderas Split After 18 Years Of Marriage (UPDATE)

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After 18 years of marriage, Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas are calling it quits, reports TMZ.

Rumors that the couple had split now seem to be a reality as the 56-year-old actress filed for divorce from Banderas on June 6, citing irreconcilable differences, according to the legal documents.

Celebrity divorce lawyer Laura Wasser (Hollywood's go-to woman when a marriage is finally over) has been retained by Griffith. According to the divorce filing, Griffith is asking for child support in addition to sole physical and joint legal custody, of the couple's only child, Stella -- but, as TMZ notes, it will likely be a moot point, since their daughter turns 18 in September.

This is neither Griffith nor Banderas' first rodeo when it comes to divorce. The actress had previously married and divorced actor Don Johnson -- twice -- and was also married to actor Steven Bauer. Banderas, 53, married Ana Leza in 1987 and separated from her in 1995, when he began his relationship with Griffith while filming the movie "Two Much."

UPDATE: In a statement sent from their rep, the couple says, "We have thoughtfully and consensually decided to finalize our almost 20 years marriage in a loving and friendly manner honoring and respecting each other, our family and friends and the beautiful time we have spent together."



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