Christina Aguilera Files for Divorce

10/14/2010 at 12:10 PM EDT

Christina Aguilera Files for Divorce
Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman
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Just days after confirming that she had separated on Sept. 11 from her husband Jordan Bratman, Christina Aguilera has filed for divorce, a source close to the singer confirms to PEOPLE.

In the papers, Aguilera cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split.

She also asked for joint physical and legal custody of their son, Max, TMZ reports.





Aguilera, 29, and Bratman, 33, wed in California's Napa Valley in November 2005, after becoming engaged in Carmel, Calif., in February of that year. Their only child, Max, was born in January 2008.

Earlier this week, Aguilera told PEOPLE: "Although Jordan and I are separated, our commitment to our son Max remains as strong as ever."

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