John Mellencamp has made his marriage split official by filing for divorce from his wife of 18 years.
The veteran musician announced last month (Dec10) that he had separated from his supermodel partner Elaine, who he married in 1992.
Mellencamp filed papers at a court in his home state of Indiana on Friday (14Jan11) as he moves to officially end the union, according to the New York Post's gossip column Page Six.
The rocker, who has two children with Elaine, has been married twice before and is now rumoured to be dating Hollywood actress Meg Ryan.