Joe Scarborough — QUIET DIVORCE … After 12-Year Marriage

Exclusive 1009_joe_scarborough_susan_waren_getty_ipadJoe Scarborough — host of MSNBC”s “Morning Joe” — was quietly divorced from his wife of 12 years back in January … our sources has learned.

The 50-year-old former Florida congressman filed the divorce docs in Connecticut back in September 2012 … seeking to end his marriage to Susan Warren, a former aide to FL Gov. Jeb Bush. The two were married in 2001.

The former couple have 2 minor children together — a 10-year-old and a 5-year-old.

There have been rumors for years that Scarborough has a thing for his “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski (who is married btw). And the sexual tension between the two is so apparent, they addressed it during a media event in 2009 … denying having any sort of romantic feelings for each other.

1009_Mika-Brzezinski_joe_scarborough_getty_flickrIt”s not Scarborough”s first brush with divorce — the conservative pundit ended his 1st marriage to Melanie Hinton back in 1999 after 13 years together. Joe and Melanie had 2 children together, who are now adults.