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Police Called to Scottie and Larsa Pippen’s House Twice for Domestic Disturbances Before Divorce Filing: Report

Police were called to Scottie and Larsa Pippen‘s house twice for domestic disturbances in the weeks before he filed for divorce on Tuesday, October 18, according to TMZ.

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TMZ reported that the retired NBA player, 51, and the Real Housewives of Miami alum, 42, got into a “heated verbal argument” at their Florida home on October 2. When Fort Lauderdale police arrived, they reportedly found Larsa waiting in her car outside the house. No arrests were made, but she ultimately decided to stay the night elsewhere.

Two days later, police were called to the pair’s home for a second domestic disturbance, TMZ reported. Again, no one was arrested.

Scottie, Larsa Pippen
Scottie Pippen and Larsa Pippen attend the Avion Reserva 44 Celebrates Kygo’s ‘Haute Living’ Cover at Komodo on March 16, 2016, in Miami. Sergi Alexander/Getty Images

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Us Weekly confirmed on Friday, October 21, that Scottie filed for divorce from Larsa after 19 years of marriage. The longtime couple share four children, Scottie Jr., Preston, Justin and Sophia. Scottie also has three children from previous relationships.

Larsa’s rep issued a statement to Us on Friday afternoon, saying, “After careful consideration and 19 years together, Larsa and Scottie have each filed for dissolution of their marriage. Although they are no longer to be married, Larsa remains hopeful that she and Scottie will always do what is best for their four beautiful children and jointly raise them with love and respect. … She would like to thank everyone for their understanding and kindly ask for privacy from the media during this difficult time of transition for her family.”

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Us Weekly has reached out to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department for comment.

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