Wife of ‘Rogue One’ star Ben Mendelsohn files for divorce

FILE – In this Dec. 10, 2016 file photo, Ben Mendelsohn arrives at the world premiere of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” at the Pantages Theatre, in Los Angeles. Court records show Mendelsohn’s wife has filed for divorce from the “Rogue One” star. Emma Forrest filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, Dec. 29 citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the end of their four year marriage. Forrest is seeking physical custody of their 3-year-old daughter. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court records show actor Ben Mendelsohn’s wife has filed for divorce from the “Rogue One ” star.

Emma Forrest filed for divorce from the Emmy-winning actor in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the end of their four year marriage.

Forrest is seeking physical custody of their 3-year-old daughter.

The pair married in June 2012. Mendelsohn won an Emmy Award earlier this year for his role in Netflix’s “Bloodline” series. He plays a high ranking officer responsible for completion of a super weapon in “Rogue One,” which is in the first stand-alone film set in the “Star Wars” universe.

Forrest is a British-born journalist and author.

The filing was first reported Thursday by celebrity website TMZ.


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