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Edie Brickell had reportedly been drinking during her heated argument with Paul Simon last week, when police were called to the couple's home in Connecticut.

In surprising news, singers Simon and Brickell were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after the domestic dispute and subsequent 911 call.

Brickell "strong odor of alcohol on her breath," according to police in New Canaan Conn., who say Brickell told them Simon did something that "broke her heart."

The police report says Simon shoved Brickell and she slapped him in response. That's when he called 911, but quickly hung up before speaking to anyone.

That was enough to send officers to the duo's property, however.

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In truly surprising news, Paul Simon was arrested after a domestic dispute with wife Edie Brickell at their home in New Canaan, Conn., over the weekend.

Police were called to the residence at approximately 8 p.m. on Saturday. They were both charged with disorderly conduct; other details remain scarce.

Simon and Brickell are slated to appear in Norwalk Superior Court Monday.

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Law enforcement officials will hold a press conference to discuss the case.

Brickell, 48, famously fronted Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians in the '90s and sang the hit song "What I Am." She now performs with Steve Martin.

Undeniably one of the greatest living singer-songwriters in American history, the 72-year-old Simon has been a musical institution for over half a century.

Simon and Brickell have been married since 1992 and have three kids; he's been married twice before, once famously to Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher.

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