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Martin Lawrence

William H. Macy and Shameless Costars Search for Freedom on Their Harleys

Originally posted 09/03/2013 11:30AM

William H. Macy and his Shameless costars Justin Chatwin and Steve Howey took off on a 900-mile motorcycle ride from Los Angeles to Aspen in search of freedom, a quest that was inspired in part by Macy's wife, Felicity Huffman, who asked him to describe his love for his Harley Davidson.

"Felicity was saying one time, 'Well what is it? You don't like to ride in a car, how come the motorcycle, which is a lot more uncomfortable, how come that's so great?' " he told PEOPLE exclusively. "It's freedom, it's such freedom. And she said, 'Well there's the road, what do you mean by freedom?' So that was the kickoff point."

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Martin Lawrence Files for Divorce | Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence Files for Divorce

Originally posted 04/30/2012 08:40PM

Martin Lawrence filed divorce papers seeking joint custody of his two daughters with wife Shamicka and requesting that their assets be divided under the terms of a prenuptial agreement.

The Big Momma's House star cites the usual "irreconcilable differences" in his petition filed April 25 in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Lawrence, 47, and Shamicka were married for less than two years but had been together for another 15 years and have daughters ages 9 and 11.

The date of separation was listed as April 24, the day before the pair announced their split.

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Martin Lawrence and Wife Are Divorcing | Martin Lawrence

UpdatePosted 04/25/2012 09:15AM

Martin Lawrence and Wife Are Divorcing

Originally posted 04/24/2012 08:30PM

Martin Lawrence and his wife are calling it quits.

"Martin and Shamicka Lawrence have decided to divorce," a rep for the Big Momma's House star, 47, tells PEOPLE. "The couple has made the joint decision to part ways."

The couple had been together for 15 years before getting married in 2010 at their home in Beverly Hills.

"Out of love and respect for one another we will continue to remain friends and raise our two beautiful daughters together," the couple said in a joint statement released to PEOPLE by his rep.

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Martin Lawrence Ties the Knot | Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence Ties the Knot

Originally posted 07/10/2010 09:45PM

Martin Lawrence and his longtime girlfriend, Shamicka Gibbs, were married in an intimate wedding on Saturday at the actor's home in Beverly Hills, PEOPLE confirms.

Lawrence, 45, and Gibbs, 35, exchanged Christian vows in the backyard in front of 120 guests, including Eddie Murphy and Barry Bonds. Their daughters Amara, 7, and Iyana, 9, and Lawrence's daughter Jasmine, 14, from a previous marriage were flower girls.

After the ceremony, the newlyweds joined their guests under a tent for a reception. For the family-style celebration, event designer Diann Valentine arranged for two long tables in the shape of an "X" for all the guests to sit together.

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Martin Lawrence Sued for Alleged Assault

Originally posted 02/25/2004 01:00PM

A woman is suing comedian Martin Lawrence for allegedly hitting her in the face after she asked him if he would like to attend a party with her, the Associated Press reports.

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Smith, Lawrence Confront R-Rated Rats

Originally posted 07/14/2003 11:00AM

Director Michael Bay finally got his chance to rat out Will Smith and Martin Lawrence.

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'Bad Boys 2' Causes Road Rage in Miami

Originally posted 08/06/2002 12:00PM

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence needed a major thoroughfare to shoot their new movie, and local residents, stuck in heavy traffic, are not happy about that.

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Martin Lawrence Cements His Future

Originally posted 11/20/2001 10:00AM

The comedian, whose film, "Black Knight" opens Wednesday, sees his dream come true as he plants his feet and hands in front of Graumann's Chinese Theater.

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Martin Lawrence Is Home

Originally posted 01/07/1999 12:00AM

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Rosie, Martin Aid Strikers

Originally posted 07/17/1998 12:00AM


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