Schimmel's Wife: You Hit Me, I Divorce You

5/8/2009 7:40 PM PDT
Five days after he allegedly beat her, comedian Robert Schimmel's wife is pulling the plug on their marriage.

TMZ has learned Melissa Schimmel has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.

She's asking for spousal support and sole physical custody of their 2 minor children, along with child support.

Interestingly, she says the couple separated on the day they got into the fight.

Schimmel was arrested at his Calabasas home early Sunday morning on suspicion of felony domestic violence.