Debra Messing files to divorce writer husband
FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009 file photo, producer Daniel Zelman and wife actress Debra Messing, right, arrive at the 20th Annual Producers Guild Awards, in Los Angeles. Messing filed for divorce from Zelman on Tuesday June 5, 2012 in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences. The pair, who have an 8-year-old son, were married in September 2000 but separated in early 2010. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, File)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debra Messing has filed for divorce from her writer-producer husband.
The former "Will and Grace" star filed her petition in Los Angeles on Tuesday, citing irreconcilable differences.
Messing married Daniel Zelman, a writer and executive producer of the show "Damages," in September 2000, but the couple separated in February 2010.
They have an 8-year-old son and she is seeking joint custody. Her petition requests that Zelman pay her attorney fees and spousal support.
Messing currently appears on the NBC series "Smash."
The filing was first reported by celebrity website TMZ.