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Kim Kardashian

Files for Divorce

10/31/2011 1:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Kim Kardashian filed for divorce Monday morning, after 72 days of not-so-wedded bliss to  Kris Humphries  ... TMZ has learned, and now we have the documents.

We're told even though the marriage was short, she is not seeking an annulment. It's a garden variety divorce, in which Kim cites "irreconcilable differences."

The date of separation is listed as today, Oct. 31, 2011.  According to the docs, Kim wants Kris to foot his own lawyers' fees and she'll pay hers.  And, she wants the court to reject any move by Kris to get spousal support.

And, the docs list the length of the marriage as a measly 2 months.

Kim has hired disso-queen Laura Wasser, who has repped the likes of Britney Spears, Maria Shriver, Angelina Jolie, Ryan Reynolds, and Robyn Gibson, Mel's almost ex-wife.

As we first reported, the couple has a prenuptial agreement ... Kim made sure of that.

Rumors of a split had been swirling for some time and the two were spotted out to dinner earlier this week ... looking less than pleased with one another.

The couple was married on August 20 in a lavish ceremony (see below) in Montecito, CA. There are reports that the wedding cost as much as $10 mil, which means $138,888 for every day until today.

As for why things fell apart after the wedding, click here to find out.


Kardashian Divorce

Why They Broke Up ...

Kim Kardashian
will never, ever move to Minnesota ... everyone knows that ... except Kris Humphries.

Sources close to the former couple tell TMZ ... one of the main points of contention in the marriage was where the couple would live after all of the wedding madness finally died down. 

We're told Kris was passionate about eventually settling down in Minnesota, where he's from ... and believed Kim was on board with the plan. She wasn't.

Sources tell us Kim -- who's from L.A. -- wants to stay near her family ... and she also feels that staying in town is the best thing for her career.  

So why didn't this conversation come up before the $10 million wedding? We're told the two talked about their future ... but got caught up in the hooplah and figured they would simply figure it out after they tied the knot.

Sources say it's not a nasty break-up ... but we're told the two have come to a realization that it's not a long-term fit.


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Where Do Kim & Kris Rank?

1031_WELCOME_kim_launchKim Kardashian will file for divorce from Kris Humphries today after just 72 days of marriage, but their union is hardly the shortest in Hollywood!

Check out the gallery above to find out which other celeb couples had seriously short-lived nuptials -- and find out where Kim and Kris rank.

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who really cares?

1086 days ago


This is a big "sorry" to all the people who lost bets thinking it would last 6 months!

1086 days ago


Be glad she did not have your would have been as screwed up as she is...hopefully you will find a good girl instead of a porno low rent like this kar trash ian fool. I am sure mother is pleased...she knows what is the best for you and knew that family was a bunch of morons. Reggie knew it, too.

1086 days ago


And who is surprised by this? While I've always hesitated to be critical of Kim, as I wanted to be fair, I do believe that she's the one who faked being in love with him for publicity. Otherwise, she would've made the effort. When she didn't tell him about her previous marriage and refused to change or hyphenate her name, it showed how little regard she had for him. In relationships, you have to be willing to be honest and to meet in the middle. I'm surprised he didn't see that it was a ploy, but he was probably distracted by her physicality. As beautiful as Kim is, I think she is a bit conceited, and he deserves better.

1086 days ago


When is Kim going to grow up!

1086 days ago


This ranks very high on my "who cares o meter". Aren't her 15 min over yet??

1086 days ago


Guess they didn't get the ratings they were hoping for.

1086 days ago


This bratts with money offend the needy of the world 10 mil for 72 days , ma she go strait to hell

1086 days ago


Hmmm...does this really surprise anyone!! Just more fodder for the "rags" at the checkout counters.

1086 days ago

Richard Puckett    

Well I had 90 days in a pole, did I win?

1086 days ago


What a bunch of idiots! Not to mention HUGE money wasters!! It's sickening...and who really cares or considers this news anyway?!

1086 days ago


Why is this idiot in the news everyday? You would think this slug owns TMZ and Huffington Post she's in there so much.

1086 days ago


What a silly spoiled useless female that one is... to spend so much on her show off party, then when the party is over, and mudane settles in, off he goes! The only good thing about these so called "reality stars" is they show the rest of the world how NOT to be!

1086 days ago

Jill Parsons    

Kim is way too good for him! She needs to be more picky in her selection of men. She's a beautiful girl she does not have to settle for him!!! Her sister, Kloe was so right about him!!! Wish you the "BEST" Kim!!

1086 days ago


Okay, I expected this, BUT not after 72 days. How absurd. What a couple of morons.

1086 days ago
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