Actor Carl Payne’s wife files for divorce

Former The Cosby Show actor Carl Payne is heading for divorce. The pair separated in 2012, and now it has emerged that the actor’s wife of 21 years, Melika Payne, finally filed official documents in Los Angeles County Superior Court last month (Mar14), citing irreconcilable differences, according to
The couple has one son, and Melika is requesting sole physical and joint legal custody, as well as spousal support.
In addition to his work on The Cosby Show, Payne also appeared as the best friend to Martin Lawrence on all five seasons of his hit U.S. comedy series, Martin.