Mena Suvari files for divorce from Simone Sestito
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Mena Suvari filed for divorce Friday after just 18 months of marriage to concert promoter Simone Sestito.
The papers, filed in L.A. County Superior Court, cite “irreconcilable differences,” indicate the pair separated in November 2011 and request no alimony payments for Sestito, TMZ reports.
The “American Horror” actress also wants her old name back -- that would be Suvari, rather than Suvari-Sestito.
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Suvari, 32, and Sestito, 26, wed at a private church in Vatican City in 2010 after a romance that started at the 2007 Toronto Film Festival. This will be Suvari’s second divorce. The ‘American Beauty’ and her first husband, cinematographer Robert Brinkmann, ended their five-year marriage in 2005.
The couple follow in the footsteps of other high profile couples such as Katy Perry and Russell Brand, who split recently after less than two years together.
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