Twilight Saga star Michael Welch jointly files for divorce

Actor Michael Welch and wife Marissa Lefton jointly filed for divorce on Valentine’s Day, TMZ reports.

The pair married in 2008 but have no children and no joint property to divide according to the legal papers, filed at the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Welch, 25 is best known for his role as Mike Newton in the popular Twilight Saga film series, adopted from the bestselling series of vampire romances by Stephenie Meyer.

Welch has made regular film and TV appearances since the age of ten, while Lefton appeared as a three year-old in1991 film Father of the Bride starring Steve Martin.

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