After their wedding, the many flowers used to decorate their reception location were donated to a Harlem hospital.4/17/2006: The divorce of Eddie and Nicole Murphy was finalized.8/05/2005: After separating from Eddie in July, 2005, citing irreconcilable differences, Nicole Mitchell Murphy filed for divorce on August 5, 2005.
They lived together for a year and a half before they wed.
Eddie and Nicole met in 1988 at an NAACP Image Awards show.
He was raised in the Bushwick projects of Brooklyn. She is from the Greenhaven/Pocket area near Sacramento, California.
Born: Edward Regan Murphy: April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York.
She sought spousal support and joint custody of their five children.
Nicole's stepsister, Wilma Worrell, was the matron of honor. Murphy's brothers, Charlie Murphy and Vernon Lynch, Jr., and his cousin Ray Murphy, Jr., were his groomsmen.
They had approximately 500 guests at their wedding reception at the Grand Ballroom decorated with white satin, pink rose trees, orchids, lilacs, gardenias, and tulips.
The flowers were delivered to a hospital in Harlem after the wedding reception.
The nondenominational, double-ring, 16 minute ceremony was performed by Rev.
Calvin Butts of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church.