Game Of Thrones Star Lena Headey Files For Divorce

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Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in 'Game of Thrones' Season 2 -- Helen Sloan/HBO
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Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in 'Game of Thrones' Season 2 -- Helen Sloan/HBO

"Game of Thrones" star Lena Headey has had a parting of kingdoms.

According to People, the actress - who plays the stellar villain Cersei Lannister on the hit HBO series - had filed for divorce from musician Peter Loughran.

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The actress reportedly filed on July 20.

The 38-year-old cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split.

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The couple wed in May 2007 and has been separated since 2011.

Headey is reportedly asking for joint legal and physical custody of their 2-year-old son, Wylie.

"Game of Thrones" returns March 31, 2013 on HBO.

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