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Posted: December 27, 2018

Forest Whitaker divorcing wife of 22 years

Getting to Know Forest Whitaker

By Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Actor Forest Whitaker has filed for divorce from his wife of 22 years, actress Keisha Nash, according to tabloid reports.

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TMZ reported that Whitaker filed the documents Thursday in Los Angeles. The petition cites irreconcilable differences. The Blast reported that Whitaker, 57, did not want to pay spousal support and wants both sides to pay for their own legal fees, according to The Blast.

It’s not clear what caused the split.

People reported that Whitaker and Nash, 46, married in 1996 and have two adult daughters together: Sonnet Noel, 22, and True, 20. Whitaker is father to a son named Ocean, 28, from a previous relationship. Nash has a 27-year-old daughter named Autumn. 

A representative for Whitaker has not commented on the reports.


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Forest Whitaker and Keisha Nash Whitaker attend the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Whitaker reportedly filed for divorce in 2018.
 
 

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