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Trace Adkins

Wife Files for Divorce

3/26/2014 1:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Achy Breaky News

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Lady don't love this country boy -- Trace Adkins' wife has filed for divorce ... after nearly 17 years of marriage.

Rhonda Adkins filed the docs in Tennessee, citing "irreconcilable differences."

According to the docs, the couple was married in 1997 and separated on Monday. They have three daughters (aged 16, 12, and 9).  Rhonda wants primary residential custody as well as child support. She also wants alimony.

And this is interesting ... she wants to be named the sole beneficiary of Trace's life insurance policy.

It's unclear if the divorce is related to Trace's alcohol issues -- as we reported, the singer enrolled in rehab earlier this year after getting into a drunken fight with a Trace Adkins impersonator while on board a country music cruise.

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1.

Teresa andrews    

Hope the kids will be ok.

122 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

That's too bad

122 days ago
3.

notjunecleaver    

No more honky tonk budonka donk for him...at least from her

122 days ago
4.

Just Me    

Sorry but something really wrong with someone being made your insurance recipient when you divorce. Make it the kids but an ex shouldn't profit from your death

122 days ago
5.

KicksandGiggles    

I bet this woman went thru hell with his drunk azz. He is not pleasant sober.

122 days ago
6.

Keith    

He was married to a woman? I kinda figured he was more into dudes. Huh, go figure

122 days ago
7.

Rigby    

WTF insurance policy? Is she gonna have him killed? Crazy whore

122 days ago
8.

Farrakhan Ashy Larry    

SHAUN listens to country music, he has to cause he is white.

122 days ago
9.

RaineeDrops    

Everyone gets divorced now, no one takes a marriage seriously anymore it seems.

122 days ago
10.

urbusted    

That's too bad. He is having a hell of a year so far.

122 days ago
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betseymcqueen    

"And this is interesting ... she wants to be named the sole beneficiary of Trace's life insurance policy." Tmz's never ending quest to make every single women on earth look like a gold digger. Is the dumb ***** from fishcrapper writing here now, too?

122 days ago
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cj    

That's sad. I thought Trace was a good guy. I rooted for him on Celeb Apprentice. Guess he's just another drunkard.

122 days ago
13.

smalltowngirl    

She obviously has plans to kill him. Or have him killed. Why else does she want to be sole beneficiary?

122 days ago
14.

Chris    

Another conscious uncoupling. If he won't get sober for his three young kids, **** 'em. Stay drunk and write a song with your hound dog.

122 days ago
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AllieHughes    

She needs a black guy to make her laugh and take her out on the town. A new man will do her good and treat her right .

122 days ago
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