Patrick Dempsey's wife Jillian Fink filed for divorce on after 15 years of marriage.
But four days later Patrick Dempsey was seen with his gold wedding band still in place while at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida.
On Monday People revealed an interview with the Grey's Anatomy star, conducted just hours before news of the split broke, where the 49-year-old actor said he has been spread thin lately and needed more balance in his life.
Dempsey told People on Friday, 'It would be nice to be one-pointed and not spread so thin sometimes,' he said.
'I think where I'm going is to really streamline and be much more specific in balancing things a little bit better than I have in the past.'
On Monday it was revealed by UsWeekly that Fink cited irreconcilable differences in her divorce documents, and is seeking spousal support and joint custody of their three kids - Tallulah Fyfe, 13, Sullivan Patrick and Darby Galen, aged eight.
She is also asking that Dempsey pay her attorney fees. The blonde's attorney is Laura Wasser.
As far as property Fink has 'listed miscellaneous jewelry and other personal effects, earnings and accumulations of Dempsey’s from and after the date of separation, as well as additional separate property www,' the site added.
'It is with careful consideration and mutual respect that we have decided to end our marriage,' announced the couple.
'Our primary concern remains the well being of our children, and we ask with profound gratitude that you respect our family's privacy at this very sensitive time.'
Dempsey, who is believed to be worth around $40m, and Fink did not sign a prenuptial agreement before marrying, according to TMZ.