April 11, 2014

Splitsville: “Martin” Star Carl Payne Getting Divorced

Carl Anthony Payne & wife

“Martin” star Carl Anthony Payne is getting a divorce.

The 44-year-old’s wife Melika Payne has filed for divorce citing irreconcilable difference last month in the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

The couple wed in December 1992 and has one son together. Carl also raised Melika’s older son Landon Brown, biological son of New Edition member Bobby Brown.

According to legal documents, the couple has been separated since 2012 after 20 years of marriage.

In addition to his popular role on the Martin Lawrence sitcom, Carl also starred as Walter “Cockroach” Bradley on “The Cosby Show.”



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