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FILE - In a Feb. 6, 1998 file photo, Mary Kay Letourneau listens to testimony during a court hearing in Seattle. Letourneau, who made headlines after she had sex with her 12-year-old student, is back in jail in Seattle. KIRO-TV reports she was arrested Sunday night and booked into the King County Jail early Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, for failing to appear in court for a suspended driver?s license case. (AP Photo/Alan Berner, Pool. File)

Mary Kay Letourneau's former student-turned-husband filed for separation


Remember Mary Kay Letourneau? If you're not up to speed, she was a suburban teacher from the Seattle area who began a sexual relationship with one of her sixth-grade students. She wound up marrying that student after serving jail time for second-degree child rape. 

Now, her husband Vili Fualaau has filed for a separation, according to court documents filed in King County Superior Court, USA Today reported

The paperwork was filed May 8, but was first reported on Tuesday. 

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In 1995, when Letourneau began her relationship with Fualaau, she was a 34-year-old mother of four. Since the two married, she had another two kids, daughters aged 18 and 20. 

When their relationship was first discovered, she was sentenced to six months in jail and was told to have no further contact with her former student. She was caught having sex with Fualaau soon after and sentenced in 1997 to seven years in state prison for violating her parole. 

When Letourneau was released in 2005, the two married. 

Loads of people online were surprised to see Letourneau's name on the Twitter trends.

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