Karen Mizoguchi
October 19, 2016 05:26 PM

Vanilla Ice and wife Laura Van Winkle are separating after nearly 20 years of marriage.

Laura filed divorce papers in Florida on Tuesday, according to TMZ, who also reported that the former couple, who married in 1997, have been separated for a few years.

Laura and the 48-year-old rapper (born Robert Van Winkle) have two daughters together: Dusti Rain, 18, and KeeLee Breeze, 16.

PEOPLE reached out to representatives for comment.

The father of two has a previous history with domestic battery charges. He was arrested both in 2001 and 2008.

Vanilla Ice competed on the current season of Dancing with the Stars with pro partner Witney Carson. They were eliminated from the competition on the fourth week.

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