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Forest Whitaker Slams Wife With Divorce Papers After 22 Years of Marriage

Forest Whitaker Files for Divorce from Wife Keisha Nash Whitaker After 22 Years of Marriage

Dec. 27 2018, Updated 9:05 p.m. ET

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After 22 years of marriage, actor Forest Whitaker has filed for divorce from wife Keisha Nash Whitaker, and has all the details.


According to the divorce petition obtained by Radar, Whitaker, 57, blames “irreconcilable differences” for the split.

Whitaker met Nash, 46, on the set of Blown Away in 1994, where they played each other’s love interests. Their on-screen romance quickly transitioned to the real world, and in 1996, they married.

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The couple share two daughters together, Sonnet Noel, 22, and True, 20. They each also have a child from previous relationships. But in the divorce filing, Whitaker states he does not want to pay spousal support.

He also wants both sides to be responsible for their own legal fees, as initially reported by The Blast.

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