David Duchovny Tea Leoni Divorce Is Official; Weeks After Gillian Anderson Spotted Leaving Duchovny’s Apartment

By Louie Sipher | August 09, 2014 05:26 PM EDT

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David Duchovny Tea Leoni Divorce:  David Duchovny and Téa Leoni have officially divorced. Duchovny filed for divorce in June, citing an irreparable breakdown of the relationship.

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According to multiple reports, Duchovny and Leoni will share joint legal custody of their two children, Kyd Miller, 12, and Madelaine West, 15. Leoni will maintain primary physical custody. Duchovny will $40,000 a month in spousal support and an additional $8,333 a month in child support. Duchovny will also be responsible for all other expenses relating to their kids, including summer camps, private school and college Duchovny, 54, filed for the divorce.

Duchovny and Leoni, 48,  got married in 1997. According to multiple reports Duchovny and Leoni separated in 2008 while Duchovny went into rehab over sex addiction. The couple reconciled three years later in 2011.

Duchovny is set to star as a police sergeant who goes undercover while investigating Charles Manson as he begins to start his cult in an upcoming 13-episode NBC event series. Tea Leoni will star in CBS's upcoming new drama "Madam Secretary." Leoni will play the newly appointed Secretary of State. Leoni's secretary is a former CIA analyst and current college professor who is hand-picked by the President himself.

Weeks ago tabloids reported that David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson were dating. Gossip sites reported that Anderson was spotted coming out of Dushovny's place in New York amid rumors that David Duchovny and Tea Leoni were reconciling.

Gillian Anderson, 46, recently opened up to HuffPostLive about her relationship with David Duchovny, saying "Well now that it is over I can tell you...No. It's a nice idea, but it's not going to happen. I think we know each other too well, we know each other better than our spouses at any time when we may have had spouses. There is an attraction...maybe even more than a [friend] attraction...but anyways."

"The X-Files" was a television show that ran on Fox from 1993 to 2002 following in the tradition of mystery detective shows like "The Night Stalker." It became a major cult hit and geek obsession. Gillian Anderson, played FBI Special Agent Dana Scully and David Duchovny played Fox "Spooky" Mulder, FBI agents who investigated unexplained phenomenon and odd monster people while looking for Duchovny's long-lost sister who disappeared in a UFO when he was a kid. Two movies were made of the series, one filled in the gaps over the summer break, the other made when the series ended.  

 

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