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'Game of Thrones' Star

'I Have Less than $5 in My Bank Account'

4/4/2013 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Actress Lena Headey -- aka evil Queen Cersei from "Game of Thrones" -- claims she's dead broke with "less than $5 in her bank account" ... and she desperately needs her tax refund to cover her living expenses.

Headey opened up about her dire financial situation in new legal docs, obtained by TMZ, which she filed in response to her husband Peter Loughran's demands for half of their $46,000 tax refund from 2011 ... which technically could be community property from their marriage.

Lena -- who filed for divorce from Peter last year -- says she needs $6,000 from that refund ASAP because she's barely scraping by, living off credit to make ends meet for her and their 2-year-old son.

It's pretty shocking since she's currently a main character on one of the most popular shows on TV.

Lena says she expects to receive acting income in the near future, but she needs the $6,000 advance from the refund right now.

Lena says she's willing to give Peter $6,000 from the refund to cover his living expenses ... but she wants the rest placed into a two-signature blocked bank account pending a settlement.

The judge denied Peter's emergency motion for half the money, and Lena's proposal got tossed out with it ... so it's still unclear how the exes will split the money.

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106.

Mr. 3-Some    

Perhaps she could have spent some of that money that she blew on tattoos on something better.

574 days ago
107.

chinamike    

I so wish this to be real. Understand the info came from court docs, she didn't blurt this out to the public. I think she is sincere, money is tied up in other places, she isn't hiding anything, the income is just "out there" and she needs some now.

574 days ago
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Linda Masingale    

I am sorry, but your story does not ring true, I make $400.00 a week and manage to support myself and my son, so sorry, I do not feel sorry for you. Maybe you should manage your money better.

574 days ago
109.

shebeugly    

maybe if she could act, bitch wouldnt be broke she makes Game of Thrones from a 10 to a 7 cuz 1st she is ****ing dog ugly and 2nd she couldnt act if someone was threatening to kill her queer kid

574 days ago
110.

Melissa    

I've seen her shopping at Whole Foods. That could explain why she's broke

574 days ago
111.

c.mertz    

Just one more to add to the 99%. She could try getting a real job.

574 days ago
112.

jimmy    

thats $5 more than i have!!!! lol

574 days ago
113.

Larry    

I feel ya Lena. Im sitting here waiting for my refund as well. Living off credit. Unfortunately I am not getting $46,00 back. Trade ya

573 days ago
114.

Politico Pablo    

She's good. Five bucks will buy eyebrow mascara.

573 days ago
115.

DATfooLAY    

She still has more than me :(

573 days ago
116.

John Shue    

Join the crowd lady. Most people dont have ANY money in their bank accounts... And what are they paying you at HBO? Do you work for peanuts???

573 days ago
117.

Yusup    

A Lannister Always pays her debts.

573 days ago
118.

Socalpimp    

HBO must not pay much

572 days ago
119.

Jen    

Wow!! The crying!!! "Wahhhh I live off $900 a month, I have less than $5, WAHHHHH".

Get over yourselves people. At the end of the day you do NOT know the situation so only compare yourself if you're so sorry for yourself it's the only way to feel a little better.

572 days ago
120.

Joybubble55    

My butt.... Who cares...

571 days ago
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