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Moon Unit Zappa

One Giant Leap Toward Divorce

... from Matchbox 20 Guitarist

1/4/2012 1:33 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Frank Zappa's daughter Moon Unit Zappa -- her real name -- has filed for divorce from her husband, Matchbox Twenty guitarist Paul Doucette ... TMZ has learned.

Moon Unit filed the papers in L.A. County Superior Court last week -- seeking to end her 9-and-a-half year marriage.

Moon Unit and her husband were married in June 2002, and have one 7-year-old daughter named Mathilda Plum.

Fun facts: Moon Unit also has a laundry list of acting credits, including a recent appearance on "Grey's Anatomy." Frank's other kids are named Dweezil, Ahmet, and Diva.

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OBAMA CLAUS     

She always seemed super cool , hope we see more of her in the media.

973 days ago
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j    

Unforunate last name...Doucette.

973 days ago
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EMB    

Ron Artest has trumped her by taking the name Metta World Peace.

973 days ago
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lola_uk    

At the risk of sounding like the Grammar Nazi, I think you left out the "h" in that guys last name.
just sayin'...

973 days ago
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Kelly    

Moon Unit Zappa "her real name..." Of course it's her name. She's a known figure in the culture unless the TMZ writer is 14.

973 days ago
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Abe    

I've always thought Moon Unit was cute.

I think I'll add her to my list of things to do.

x

973 days ago
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bunny    

Her parents are mean for naming her that.

973 days ago
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writenow    

Well, given California's latest murder-suicide today was at the Courthouseover child support....(See the "Kids Killed" section)and the Bad Cop Section.....at least these guys seem like they're sane. Good.

973 days ago
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OBAMA CLAUS     

And uh, no , it's not a bloodclot to the idiot down stream said. It's Mae West as seen thru the eyes of Dali , stupid jerk. Then go eff yurself, then go get some culture, freak.

973 days ago
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JJ    

YIKES!!


She's UGLY!!!

973 days ago
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Fred Farkel    

Who???

973 days ago
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I Was About To Say    

HE is probably ANOTHER dominating *************.

"her real name" how old are the TMZ writers?? We KNOW that's her real name, oh wait, the writers are kids.

973 days ago
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Holly    

It's really messed up to name a child Dweezil. It's like naming them a joke name. One reason celebrities name their children such awful names is that they know the kid will never have to go out and get a real job--they will always have money from their parents. "Dweezil" and "Moon Unit" would have trouble getting a regular job in the real world.

973 days ago
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I Was About To Say    

@Holly, so true...so true.

973 days ago
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Carl    

I think everyone already knows that is her real name is Moon Unit and that her siblings also have odd names. So stop trying to be clever TMZ.

973 days ago
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