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Paul Simon

ARRESTED After Domestic Incident with Wife

4/28/2014 7:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Paul Simon Arrested

Paul Simon's gonna need a bridge ... 'cause he's in some troubled water -- after getting arrested for disorderly conduct following an incident with his wife in Connecticut this weekend.

72-year-old Simon and his wife, 48-year-old Edie Brickell -- from the band New Bohemians -- were both taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct after a heated domestic dispute. 

Cops were called to the couple's house around 8 pm that night. 

It's unclear why the two were fighting. 

FYI -- Simon and Edie have been married for 22 years and have 3 kids together. 

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2:45 P.M. PDT -- The Simons' attorney just gave us this statement from Edie, "I got my feelings hurt and I picked a fight with my husband. The police called it disorderly. Thank God it's orderly now."

11:12 A.M. PDT
-- Paul left court a short time ago, insisting he and his wife still love each other. Edie left from a different exit several minutes earlier ... and didn't say a word.


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16.

ashley     

Paul is too short to be fighting anyone

86 days ago
17.

ariesalyson    

This is normal. Every couple fights, but they have been together for so long. Chances are, they'll make it!!

86 days ago
18.

PureRadiance    

He's 72 years old. Time to enjoy the rest of your life not fight. Have good times!

86 days ago
19.

Mikey    

She been sing that What I AM song in there home for 20 years, Simon finally snapped.

86 days ago
20.

Factual    

Napoleon syndrome

86 days ago
21.

happi    

Just one of the 50 ways to leave your lover!

86 days ago
22.

Jennifer    

She probably got charged with elderly abuse.

86 days ago
23.

Vote2012    

Just another angry left wing liberal...he will come out and apologize and start a charity for domestic violence and everybody will feel sorry for him.

86 days ago
24.

Jbwebb    

Wrong. They haven't been married but a few years and don't have any children. Fact check please.

86 days ago
25.

BSname    

Carrie Fisher looks like the sane one now.

86 days ago
26.

BSname    

Carrie Fisher looks like the sane one now.

86 days ago
27.

Dikeisha Jackson    

Gotta keep your pimp hand strong

86 days ago
28.

Dee    

"It's unclear why the two were fighting. ".. really??

Next Line answers the great mystery

FYI -- Simon and Edie have been married for 22 years and have 3 kids together.

86 days ago
29.

Teresa andrews    

They're both a little long in the tooth to be behaving in such a way that they get arrested. Good grief.

86 days ago
30.

Btrnj    

My experience handling DV cases is that's almost cleats due to cheating or someone suspecting it. That 8th grade jealousy thing never goes away.

86 days ago
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