Mekhi Phifer Files for Bankruptcy

The "Divergent" star supposedly owes $1.3 million in taxes

Mekhi Phifer Bankrupt

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According to CBS, Mekhi Phifer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Entertainment Tonight has obtained documents showing that he claims to owe $1.3 million in debt, against just $67,000 in assets. He reportedly owes $1.2 million from back taxes.

Phifer supposedly also owes $4,500 in back child support. He has two sons; Omikaye with ex-wife Malinda Williams and Mekhi Jr. with ex-girlfriend Oni Souratha.

Legal documents show that the House of Lies actor spends around $11,600 in monthly expenses, but pulls in only $7,500.

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