David Arquette files for divorce from Courteney Cox

  • Actor David Arquette has filed for divorce from Friends actress Courteney Cox after 13 years of marriage.

    The couple had earlier announced a trial separation in October 2010 but remained on amicable terms.

    Court papers cited irreconcilable differences with an official separation date of December 31, 2011.

    Arquette is seeking joint custody of their seven-year-old daughter, Coco.

    The couple met on the set of the film Scream in 1996 and married three years later.