Mekhi Phifer files for bankruptcy
Actor Mekhi Phifer is the latest star to file for bankruptcy. According to People, the 39-year-old Divergent star listed a debt total of $1.3 million— $1.2 million of which are owed in back taxes. The filing also includes $50,000 in legal fees and around $4,500 in back child support.
The former ER actor listed $67,000 in assets which included a Segway, three firearms, and a leather bed. The actor noted that his monthly expenses add up to about $11,600 — a figure that is significantly higher than his monthly earnings, which the actor listed as being $7,500.