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Wayne Brady

Files for Divorce

7/3/2007 7:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Former talk show host Wayne Brady is singing the blues today. TMZ has learned that the "Whose Line is it Anyway?" star's wife, Mandie Taketa Brady, has filed for divorce.

Wayne Brady
The divorce documents, filed today in Los Angeles County Superior Court, cite irreconcilable differences for the split. Taketa is also requesting join custody of their daughter, 4-year-old Maile Masako Brady.

Papers indicate that the Bradys actually split a year ago, in April '06, but did not officially file for divorce until today. The two were married in 1999.

A rep for Brady told TMZ "After a prolonged period of separation, Wayne Brady and his wife Mandie are divorcing, citing irreconcilable differences. The split is very amicable and they continue to remain the best of friends and committed parents."

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46.

Tired of Ignorant Fools    

Just in case you didn't notice.. His soon to be ex-wife is not a gold digger. She filed the court docs, hence she's a lawyer. I'm sure she can manage her own and they've been married for 7 years... he probably lived off of her before he even got his break.

2647 days ago
47.

Pedophile Junction (comments@tmz123.com)    

lol So, who gets custody of the Emmy, and who will have to settle for visitation rights?

2647 days ago
48.

Rosie the chauvinist    

Women are biologically programmed to marry a successful man. It's the female instinct to make sure that her babies are provided for, so a potential mate should be either financially successful or show the potential and drive to be so. It's nature, even if it looks like golddigging.

Men are programmed to seek young, healthy women as mates so that they will potentially bear healthy babies. Men like curvy women because that is supposed to indicate good health.

Society has masked these drives as some type of social dance when instead they are just basic, inbred biological needs.

2647 days ago
49.

judgingotherssux    

whooo cares...mon gdank...dont be a kiss ass brady..we see right through your crap..

2647 days ago
50.

Somebody , shoot it! Quick!    

Oh oh, another Black guy is losing his White or Asian or Latina wife. Awwww!! Wayne Brady used to talk all of the time about his wife and daughter when he had his show. He must be devasted!! Devasted at losing this woman. HE must be running out of the money too! He will not be able to afford a White woman, that is for sure.

Seriously ,it is sad that they are divorcing with a young child. I used to watch Wayne Brady's show and I liked his show. He seemed to be so in love with his wife.
Makes you wonder what really happened to cause his divorce.

2647 days ago
51.

billyboy    

Only the kids get hurt here. At least they are trying to keep it low key for the kids sake.

2647 days ago
52.

haf devil    

the way brady performs, like he's sucking up all the time. this is not talent. she don't love him long time, cause he don't good job, like engineering. you catch too big man, you beta get smaller egg roll to fit proper size.

2647 days ago
53.

Somebody , shoot it! Quick!    

Opps, Mandie IS A LAWYER! Okay. Sorry,I did not read that. Well, too bad for Wayne.

2647 days ago
54.

pat    

JL
a white girl wouldnt be that stupid

2647 days ago
55.

hello, it    

14. Let's see... "irreconcilable differences" = He finally realizes he is GAY, and come out and admit it.

Posted at 7:40PM on Jul 3rd 2007 by Heywood Jablowme
Comments like this me sick.

2647 days ago
56.

hello, it    

25. Of course he's gay, duh.

Posted at 8:49PM on Jul 3rd 2007 by Mattie
And you are a jerk.

2647 days ago
57.

hello, it    

40. She's as ugly as that c-h-i-n-k on Grey's Anatomy...and he's an Uncle Tom

Bet the kid's Ugly TOO !!

Bad breathe and Sushi............................YIKES

Posted at 10:08PM on Jul 3rd 2007 by Jackpot on the beach

What a nice person you are.

2647 days ago
58.

Trophy wife Slim and Trim!!!!    

I don't think Dina ever has meet Stedman and this White Oprah thing is that she wants to be a TV star. The Britsh Tabloids make stuff up all the time

2647 days ago
59.

Trophy wife Slim and Trim!!!!    

hey...

Dina never went out with Stedman.. she was photographed getting into a car next to one of Lindsay's Bodyguard (who happens to be black and looks nothing like Stedman!!!)...she said she wanted to be the "White Oprah" because she thinks she could be a TV start.

As far as I know Oprah and Stedman are still together and I don't know or care what Dina is doing!

2647 days ago
60.

Me    

#51: She filed the court docs; hence, she's a lawyer?

LOLOLOLOLOLOL Thanks for the laugh (although you didn't mean it to be).

2646 days ago
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