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Report: Mekhi Phifer of 'ER,' 'Divergent' files for bankruptcy
Report: Mekhi Phifer of 'ER,' 'Divergent' files for bankruptcy

Mekhi Phifer has reportedly filed for bankruptcy. The "ER" alum is said to have filed last month and has amassed about $1.3 million in debt, TMZ reported Wednesday. The "8 Mile" star claimed that he had about $67,000 in assets and is burdened by $1.2 million in back taxes, $50,000 in lawyer bills and $4,500 in unpaid child support, the site said, citing court documents. Phifer, 39, has two sons, Omikaye, 15, and Mekhi, 6. Omikaye is from his first marriage to actress Malinda Williams, while Mekhi is from his relationship with Oni Souratha. In April 2013, he wed Reshelet Barnes at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. The filing reportedly...