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Divorce papers were filed Friday in Austin, Texas, where Bullock has a home. The divorce filing says the couple has no child under 18 years of age who is entitled to financial support.
In a story posted Wednesday on People magazine's website, the Oscar-winning actress reveals that she and James adopted a 3 1/2-month-old boy, Louis Bardo Bullock, who was born in New Orleans. She says she'll be adopting as a single parent.
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James and Bullock separated in March after five years of marriage, following reports that he had been unfaithful.
The filing was first reported by celebrity website TMZ.com.