The Black Keys Patrick Carney's Wife Files For Divorce Following Arrest

Publish Date
Tuesday, 16 August 2022, 10:38AM

Michelle Branch has officially filed for divorce from husband Patrick Carney after three years of marriage, days after she was arrested for domestic assault.

According to TMZ, Branch filed the documents for divorce in Tennessee on Friday (August 12), citing irreconcilable differences. In addition to the divorce documents, Branch is asking for custody of the couple's two children as well as child support. 

Branch previously accused Carney of cheating, saying in now-deleted tweets, "To say that I am totally devastated doesn't even come close to describing how I feel for myself and for my family." The pair share two young children, a 4-year-old son and a daughter, whom they welcomed in February 2022.

Shortly after her tweets, police were called to the couple's Nashville residence around 2 a.m. Thursday (August 11) after receiving reports of a possible domestic disturbance. When they arrived, Branch reportedly admitted to slapping Carney in the face "one to two times."

Branch was arrested and booked on a $1,000 bond but was seemingly released from custody early as she is currently breastfeeding their youngest child.


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