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Wife of director who had affair with Kristen Stewart files for divorce in L.A.

Actress Kristen Stewart director Rupert Sanders attend 'Snow White Huntsman' screening Los Angeles May 2012. Stewart Sanders apologized publicly last

Actress Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders attend the "Snow White and the Huntsman" screening in Los Angeles in May 2012. Stewart and Sanders apologized publicly last July to their loved ones after reports of infidelity. They told People magazine they regret the hurt they caused. Stewart has been in a relationship for several years with her “Twilight” co-star Robert Pattinson. Sanders' wife, Liberty Ross, filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles. They have two children. | Jordan Strauss/Invision~AP

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LOS ANGELES — Rupert Sanders’ wife has filed for divorce five months after it was revealed the director had a brief affair with actress Kristen Stewart.

Liberty Ross, Sanders’ wife of more than nine years, filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles.

Ross’ filing cites irreconcilable differences for the couple’s breakup. They have two children, an 8-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son.

The model-actress is seeking joint custody of the children and spousal support from her estranged husband, who directed Stewart in “Snow White and the Huntsman.”

TMZ, which first reported the filing, stated that Sanders also filed divorce paperwork but it was not available on Monday.

Stewart, who has been dating “Twilight” co-star Robert Pattinson, apologized for her fling with Sanders in July after it was revealed by US Weekly.



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