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Ricki Lake Files for Divorce

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Ricki Lake has filed for divorce from her second husband, Christian Evans, citing irreconcilable differences.

The 47-year-old former talk show host separated from Evans, 42, on Oct. 9, and filed for divorce a week later, according to court filings in Los Angeles. She is expected to pay Evans spousal support.

Lake, the mom of two boys, Milo, 17, and Owen, 13, told PEOPLE in 2011 that she began dating Evans, a jewelry designer, during the summer of 2010. At the time, she described him as a “normal guy. We met through my best friend. He’s a nobody but he’s somebody to me. He’s everything to me.”

The couple got engaged in August of 2011 and eloped on April 8 the following year.

After Lake’s 2003 split from the father of her sons, Rob Sussman, Lake told PEOPLE she wasn’t sure she’d ever marry again. But, meeting Evans changed her mind.

“We just clicked,” she told PEOPLE in 2012. “It just feels like he was the right one all along.”

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