LOS ANGELES - Britney Spears filed for divorce Tuesday from Kevin Federline,
officials said. The Los Angeles County Superior Court filing cites
"irreconcilable differences," said court spokeswoman Kathy Roberts.
Spears, 24, married rapper Kevin
Federline, 28, in 2004. They have a 1-year-old son, Sean Preston, and an infant
son who was born September 12. The divorce papers identify the baby as Jayden
Britney Spears and her husband Kevin Federline arrive for the
Sony BMG Grammy Party in Los Angeles Feb. 8, 2006. Spears filed for
divorced Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006 from Federline, officials said.
A message left with Spears' attorney, Laura Wasser, was not immediately
Spears married Federline eight months after ending a 55-hour Las Vegas
marriage to her childhood friend, Jason Alexander. Her second marriage has
provided endless fodder for tabloids, which have speculated frequently that the
union was in trouble.
Calls left for Federline's representatives also were not immediately
The filing comes just a day after Spears, back in shape after the birth of
her second child, made a surprise appearance on David Letterman's "Late Show" in
New York by popping up behind him as he was sitting at his desk.
Federline appeared in the movie "You Got Served" and performed as a backup
dancer for singer Justin Timberlake, Spears' former boyfriend. He was previously
involved with actress Shar Jackson of TV's "Moesha." Federline and Jackson have