Larry King Files For Divorce — "Major Concern" is Children

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    It's divorce number eight for Larry King. According to People magazine, the talk show host filed for divorce from his wife, Shawn Southwick King. The couple has two children together.

    Larry King has filed for divorce, according to court papers filed in LA County Superior Court and obtained by Access Hollywood on Wednesday.

    The broadcaster is calling it quits with Shawn Southwick – his seventh wife, and his eighth divorce overall. (He was twice married to Alene Aknis during the '60s and '70s.)

    Larry, 76, and Shawn, 50, wed in 1997 and have two children, which a rep for Larry told Access are the star's main priority.

    "His major concern is the welfare of his children," the rep said. "Beyond that he is not commenting about the divorce."

    Shawn did not immediately return calls for comment from Access.

    However, she also filed divorce papers on Wednesday.

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