Mekhi Phifer Broke: ER, Divergent Star Files for Bankruptcy

He owes $1.2 million in back taxes


TMZ is reporting that actor Mekhi Phifer filed for bankruptcy last month.

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Mekhi Phifer has starred in a number of popular TV shows including NBC’s long-running hospital drama ER and Fox’s short-lived Lie to Me. He also has a string of movie credits including The Tuskegee Airman, Soul Food and 2014’s Divergent.

In his bankruptcy filing, Mekhi Phifer reportedly claims debts of about $1.3 million — includined $1.2 million in back taxes — and assets of just $67,000.

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