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Marvin Gaye III has filed for divorce from his wife Wendy Gaye just more than two months after he was arrested in connection with domestic violence.
In the January 12 incident at the former couple's Calabasas home, after she claimed he aimed a gun at her, and physically assaulted her and her female cousin.
The 57-year-old son of legendary late singer Marvin Gaye listed January 12 - the day he was arrested - as the day of their separation, TMZ reported, citing court docs.
Wendy subsequently obtained a restraining order in connection with the incident, in which she said Gaye lifted her off the ground by her neck, then attacked her female cousin when she tried to separate them, according to the outlet.
In the wake of the incident, Gaye turned himself into authorities and was charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor domestic violence.
The latest: Marvin Gaye III has filed for divorce from his wife Wendy Gaye just more than two months after he was arrested in connection with domestic violence. The former couple was pictured in NYC in 2013
Gaye was released after posting a bond of $50,000, the outlet reported.
In legal docs, Gaye claimed 'irreconcilable differences' as the cause behind the breakup, and requested the court block his estranged wife from receiving spousal support.
TMZ previously reported that the violence against the two women stemmed from an argument about a previous assault.
A source also told the publication that the marriage between Marvin and Wendy has been rocky and the two 'have had ongoing issues for a while now.'
An emergency protective order was put in place to keep Gaye away from the home and family and law enforcement officials went back to the residence and retrieved two firearms.
The family's lawyer Gil Arbel said his clients are 'distraught' and 'intend to cooperate