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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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Remember when she said she's been planning her wedding since she was 10 and Humphries comes back at her with a comment about she could probably just plug any guy into her wedding fantasy plans? This was all a collusion between Kim and her mother Kris to spike ratings. All they needed was someone slack jawed enough to play the perfect dupe. Seriously, look at Humphries, does he look this side of simple minded or what? The entire family is driven by mother Kris' plan of action and really have no desire to be their own people as long as Money Hungry Mom keeps the cash registers cha chinging. Now that the Kimbo is 0 for 2 at marriage maybe she'll get the hint that nobody could ever love her the way she loves herself.

1066 days ago


But we all knew sad

1066 days ago


Hahaaaaa! Said it from the start! No biggie who really cares about these two brats anyways?!

1066 days ago

Ft. Myers Chuck    

What A sleeze. All for the sake of a reality show. Who cares.

1066 days ago


Kloe was not right about anything....She is jealous of her sister and interfers just like mother Chris.... Kim is use to living high maintenance.... This is an example of love is not enough... Kris find yourself a woman that you both deserve to be with... I watched the show and new this marriage was about publicity and fame. Once sister disgusting mouth the other has boyfriend with child on a leash and now this....What a bunch.... ugh and yuck

1066 days ago


i am so hart broken hahahahahahaha, she is a slut, this ws all for show that is it.

1066 days ago


What an empty useless life. I've shook my head from the upstart. Better stop or else I'd lose it on stuff that is not worth the while.

1066 days ago


really these girls need a true reality check.

1066 days ago


after her next minstral cycle

1066 days ago


After that disgusting display of excess, what a waste. Next time get married for the sake of marriage, not to have a ridiculously expensive party. People are out of work and starving.

1066 days ago


the divorce case will now be another tv special like the wedding was lol.

1066 days ago


Oh Bruce whats it like to have Halloween everyday living in the house of whores

1066 days ago


72 days...marathon....LOL

1066 days ago


The good news about this is that the 4 hour tv show of their wedding will quit running!

1066 days ago


That wedding was sponsored and paid for by the media and anyone else who wanted recognition from being a participant. The Kardashians MADE MONEY on it. I feel sorry for the guests who didn't wait a year before giving them a wedding present. It's vey obvious the women in that family rule the roost, and they pick men who would rather live under their "direction" than be a real man. Kris liked hot dogs, Kim liked diamonds. Kim goes overseas to do some sort of publicity thing and didn't bring him along - proving that actions speak louder than words, once again. This really is a shame for all the young women trying to be like the Kardashian women. DON'T!!!

1066 days ago
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