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Jason Beghe Files For Divorce After Being Investigated For 'Inappropriate Behavior' By NBC

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Dec. 29 2017, Updated 5:07 p.m. ET

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2017 is not ending off on a great note for actor Jason Beghe, who split from his wife of 17 years on Thursday. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, the Chicago P.D. star cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the breakup. This news comes weeks after it was revealed he was investigated by NBC over claims of “inappropriate behavior on set.”

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The couple has two children, 14-year-old Bix and 11-year-old Bo. He is asking for joint legal and physical custody of both.

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However, he did agree to pay spousal support, though there are some properties he wants to keep separate.

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While Jason filed for divorce on Thursday, the 57-year-old's in court documents listed the date of separation May 10, 2016, which is when he was investigated over his alleged misconduct on set.

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He acknowledged his actions in a statement, telling Variety, “I am deeply sorry for my behavior, which I know has been hurtful to my friends and colleagues. I have struggled with anger issues for some time, and over the past year, I have been working with a coach to help me learn how to mitigate my temper."

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Jason continued, "It’s an ongoing process, and it has been a humbling one. It is a source of great pride for me to be part of Chicago P.D.’s incredible cast and crew. I have personally apologized to anyone who I have upset, and I am committed to doing what is necessary to make up any damage that I may have caused.”

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