Kim Kardashian seeks divorce from Kris Humphries after 10 weeks
October 31, 2011 12:30PM
Reality star Kim Kardashian and pro basketball player Kris Humphries were married just 10 weeks ago. | Dimitrios Kambouris~Getty Images
Updated: December 2, 2011 8:13AM
Just 10 weeks after her star-studded, made-for-TV wedding, reality TVstarlet Kim Kardashian filed for divorce Monday from pro basketball player Kris Humphries, citing irreconcilable differences.
“I hope everyone understands this was not an easy decision,” said the “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star in a statement. “I had hoped this marriage was forever but sometimes things don’t work out as planned.”
But Humphries sounded unwilling to leave without a fight, telling TMZ, “I love my wife and am devastated to learn she filed for divorce ... I’m willing to do whatever it takes to make it work.”
Kardashian’s filing in Los Angeles County Superior Court provided few details, other than to state the couple have a prenuptial agreement that will dictate how they divide up their assets.
Kardashian, 31, and Humphries, 26, were wed Aug. 20 at a lavish private estate near Santa Barbara, California. It was the first marriage for Humphries, who last played for the NBA’s New Jersey Nets, and the second for Kardashian, who was married to music producer Damon Thomas from 2000 to 2004.
Kardashian’s sisters and TV co-stars Kourtney Kardashian, 32, and Khloe Kardashian, 27, served as co-maids of honor.
Kim Kardashian and Humphries began dating late last year and announced their engagement in May. He proposed on bended knee with a 20.5-carat ring by spelling out “Will you marry me?” in rose petals.
The couple’s marriage was the subject of a two-part special on E! Entertainment Television, which televises Kardashian’s show that follows the model, her sisters and their parents. The channel said in a statement Monday that it “will continue to share the fascinating real lives and larger-than-life existence of this close-knit family.”
Court filings show that Kardashian signed the petition on Sunday.
Kardashian said she and Humphries “remain friends and wish each other the best.”
Kardashian’s divorce attorney, Laura Wasser, did not return a phone message seeking comment.