Post link 15 June 2015, 13:58
By Julia Marsh and Priscilla Degregory June 15, 2015 | 12:30am
Chris Rock and Malaak Compton-Rock
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Comedian Chris Rock’s estranged wife wants to live the life of a celebrity spouse even after they’re divorced.
Malaak Compton-Rock is demanding a huge hunk of her husband’s $70 million fortune so she can maintain a Champagne-and-caviar lifestyle, a copy of her divorce papers reveals.
The stay-at-home mom married the ex-“Saturday Night Live” star in 1996 after they met at the Essence Awards while she was working in public relations.

She soon gave up her career and became a full-time mother, court papers say.
Compton-Rock, 46, now spends much of her time caring for the couple’s kids — Lola Simone, 13, and Zahra Savannah, 11 — in their posh home in Alpine, NJ, where their neighbors include singer Mary J. Blige and Yankee pitcher CC Sabathia.
Both parties agree their prenup has expired under a sunset clause, meaning they could face a battle over the eight-figure family bank account, a filing in Bergen County court shows.

The papers also say she and Rock, 50, have already agreed to 50-50 child custody.
Compton-Rock spends her free time on the charity circuit. She runs a group called The Angel Rock Project and in 2008 appeared as a judge on the ABC reality show “Oprah’s Big Give,” where she clinked Champagne glasses with actress Vivica A. Fox and “Sopranos” star Lorraine Bracco.

The court filings say Compton-Rock deserves a payout “commensurate with the marital standard of living” because of all her child-rearing and charitable endeavors.
Rock filed for divorce in December 2014 amid rumors he was dating actress Rosario Dawson, who co-starred with him in last year’s film “Top Five,” which he also directed.

He said in a recent interview that the split had left him feeling “sad outta your f- -king mind.”

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