Laura van Winkle, Wife Of Vanilla Ice, Files For Divorce After 20 Years
Laura van Winkle filed for divorce from rapper husband Vanilla Ice, born Robert van Winkle, after 20 years of marriage.
LAURA VAN WINKLE FILES FOR DIVORCE FROM VANILLA ICE
The couple has been separated since 2011, and van Winkle is finally deciding to make the split official. The pair have two teenage daughters, Dusti, 18, and KeeLee, 16. They reside in Florida.
The couple faced hardship throughout their marriage, with Vanilla Ice being arrested twice on domestic battery charges in 2001 and 2008. “This is a personal matter with my family and we ask for respect of our privacy,” Ice said in a statement on Wednesday.
Vanilla Ice was recently a contestant on Dancing With the Stars, until he was eliminated in week 4. He rose to fame in the 80s and 90s with hits like “Ice Ice Baby” and “Play That Funky Music.” He also hosted and starred in such reality shows as The Vanilla Ice Project and The Surreal Life.
— Vanilla Ice (@vanillaice) October 18, 2016