Lena Headey - Queen Censei Penniless? Game Of Thrones Actress Lena Headey In Dire Straits

Actress Lena Headey, who plays Queen Cersei in Game of Thrones has revealed that she is stone broke and relying on a legal settlement with her estranged husband to free her from her financial shackles. TMZ obtained copies of legal documents filed by Headley in response to Peter Loughran’s demands for half of their 2011 tax refund for $46,000.

Lena claims that she has “less than $5 in her bank account," according to the TMZ report. She filed for divorce from Peter last year and now claims that she desperately needs some of the tax refund to cover her living costs, as she’s living off credit and barely has enough to get by and care for their 2 year-old son. Lena’s asking for $6,000 of the funds and has suggested that Peter be allowed the same, for now. She has also asked that the rest of the money be placed in a two-signature blocked bank account, until a decision has been made on how to split the funds.

This is shocking news from one of the most popular characters on a hugely successful TV show and it doesn’t look for her financial prospects, right now, even if she does claim to be expecting some acting wages to be coming through any time soon. Peter’s initial request for half of the cash was turned down by the courts, as was Lena’s own suggestion of how to split the money. So, no decision made so far, then. 

Lena Headey
Lena Headey: pictured March 2013


Contactmusic

Tags: Lena Headey

Advertisement

More Lena Headey

Croatian Church Allegedly Blocks 'Game Of Thrones' Filming Cersei's Naked Walk

Lena Headey has been nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards for her role as Cersei Lannister...

Game Of Thrones' Lena Headey Channels Cersei On Jimmy Kimmel Live!

"You have such a way with words, I wonder if you'll be so clever when I have your tongue ripped from your throat," are not...

Game Of Thrones Recap: It's Over. Time For A Headcount

Let’s talk about the best Game of Thrones finale in the show’s history. Unless you haven’t seen it yet, in which case be warned –...

"Game Of Thrones" Topples "The Sopranos" As HBO's Most Watched Show

In the game of thrones you win or you die. Well, HBO’s newest hit series is winning everything these days. Game of Thrones has been...

Advertisement

Game Of Thrones Recap: "Trial By Fire" AKA "The One With All The Sass"

Everything is out in the open on this week’s episode of Game of Thrones. Do we even need to say this anymore? Spoilers ahead. So...

'Game of Thrones' Disturbing Scene Change: Was That Really Necessary?

For some people this past Sunday marked Easter, for others – a new Game of Thrones episode. Unfortunately, the latest episode – Breaker of Chains...

"Game of Thrones" Episode 3 Recap: Whodunit? Who Cares?

Before talking about this week’s Game of Thrones, we should probably dish out the warnings with a heavy hand. Beware of ALL THE SPOILERS for...

Game Of Thrones Recap: "The Lion And The Rose" AKA The Purple Wedding

It’s been two days since Game of Thrones, so anyone not caught up should be responsible for steering clear of spoilers. That said, if you...

Advertisement

Comments

Lena Headey Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Lena Headey

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All