Mena Suvari Files for Divorce After Just 18 Months of Marriage

Mena Suvari, Simone Sestito

Submitting the papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court on January 13, the 'American Reunion' actress asks that husband Simone Sestito receives no spousal support.

Mena Suvari is putting an end to her marriage to concert producer Simone Sestito after only 18 months. The Angela Hayes of "American Beauty" has filed divorce papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Friday, January 13, citing the usual "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split.

According to the court papers, the 32-year-old beauty listed the date of the separation as November 1, 2011. She additionally asked the judge to block her 25-year-old husband from receiving spousal support and to change her legal name from Mena Suvari-Sestito back to Mena Suvari.

Suvari met Sestito at the Toronto Film Festival in 2007. They got engaged in 2008, and tied the knot at a private church in Vatican City in June 2010. Prior to the wedding, the actress who will reprise her role as Heather in "American Reunion" told Us Weekly, "I love him. ... I love his family and it just inspires me to live that kind of life."

Most recently, the "Six Feet Under" actress gave her Twitter followers hints of trouble by retweeting numerous quotes. "When I let go of what's not meant to be, I clear a path for good stuff to find me!" and "What women want: to be loved, to be listened to, to be desired, to be respected, to be needed, to be trusted, and sometimes just to be held" are just some of them.

This will be Suvari's second divorce. She was previously married to cinematographer Robert Brinkman, who is 17 years her senior, for 5 years before divorcing in 2005.


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    Jan 14, 2012

    This guy was some nobody loser anyways. she so pretty and looks classy, she deserves better than this low life. I went to school with him and he was a big time loser asking girls for money.

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