Eighth Divorce for Larry King on the Way

Prominent and legendary television and radio host Larry King is heading for his eighth divorce after his lawyers filed the necessary papers in Los Angeles. larry-king

The host of Larry King Live in CNN said that he and wife Shawn Southwick, 50, have irreconcilable differences. King, 76, and Southwick have two sons together, Chance, 11, and Cannon, 9. They were married in 1997. Their thirteen year marriage is the only one for King that lasted beyond a decade.

King has been married eight times but only to seven women as he remarried one of his former spouses. He has three children from those previous marriages. Meanwhile, Southwick has been married three times before.

A report from TMZ indicates that the Emmy and Peabody Award winning host is seeking joint custody while Southwick is expecting for primary custody.

Born as Lawrence Harvey Zeiger, ha started with his journalist work in the 1950s and has interviewed some 40,000 people that include politicians, athletes, entertainers and other newsmakers.