Heather Locklear files for divorce in LA

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Television "femme fatale" Heather Locklear, star of such series as Melrose Place and Spin City, has filed for divorce from her rock star husband of 11 years, Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, her spokeswoman said Thursday.

"This is a private matter and there will be no further comment at this time," spokeswoman Cece Yorke said.

According to court papers obtained by celebrity news Web site www.TMZ.com, Locklear is seeking a divorce based on irreconcilable differences.

Locklear, 44, and Sambora, 46, have an 8-year-old daughter, Ava. Locklear was previously married to another rock star, Tommy Lee, drummer for the band Motley Crue. Their seven-year marriage ended in 1993.

News of the Locklear-Sambora split was first reported by People magazine on its Web site.

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