"Two and a Half Men" actress Melanie Lynskey has filed for divorce from her husband of five years Jimmi Simpson.
Lynskey, 35, filed for divorce from Simpson, an actor on “Always Sunny in Philadelphia” last month in the L.A. Superior Court, citing "irreconcilable differences.” According to TMZ, which obtained the divorce documents, both have waived their rights to spousal support. They have been separated since April 9, according to the papers.
The couple first met in 2001 while filming “Rose Red.” Four years later, the couple got engaged and married in Lynskey’s native New Zealand in April 2007. The couple, who was married for five years, did not have children together.
Melanie Lynskey most recently appeared in the film, “Perks of Being a Wallflower,” as well as "Hello, I Must Be Going.” The Sundance film sparked controversy when Lynskey performed the Canadian national anthem in the film while in the buff.
"I'm a character actress, and I'm very grateful for all that I've gotten to do,” Lynskey said of the film. “But this was just something that was so fully realized, a complete journey that this person makes. It felt like such a gift ... It was a really nice feeling.”
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