Kim Kardashian is filing for divorce today, Halloween 2011, after just 72 days of marriage. The 31-year-old reality TV star married basketball star Kris Humphries in a lavish televised ceremony in August but after rampant speculation their relationship was trouble, 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' producer Ryan Seacrest has confirmed a divorce is imminent. He wrote on Twitter: "Yes @kimkardashian is filing for divorce this morning. I touched base with her, getting a statement in just a few mins"
Kim - who attended a Halloween party in New York over the weekend but did not bring Kris along - has reportedly hired divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, who has previously represented Britney Spears, Maria Shriver, Angelina Jolie and Ryan Reynolds and will cite "irreconcilable differences" in her divorce papers, and is not seeking annulment. Sources close to the pair told website TMZ that their arguments over where to live were responsible for the breakdown of the union, with Kris wanting to live in Minnesota while Kim didn't want to leave Los Angeles. Although this has been a source of tension for some time, they decided to try to figure it out after the wedding because they were so caught up with being in love. Kim has previously revealed her marriage to 26-year-old Kris wasn't ideal because of the publicity surrounding their union and said they were finding it hard to get some alone time. She said: "It's not been ideal because you're newlyweds and you want privacy."
Kim and Kris tied the knot in a fairytale ceremony in front of 440 guests in Montecito, California with her sisters Khloe and Kourtney as matron and maid of honour, and her nephew, 23-month old Mason, as ring bearer.
“Yeah - didn’t you know? We’re having a baby! Oh God, oh God… I can’t even say that. That’s gonna be everywhere now. Oh sh*t!”
-Dancing with the Stars’ Julianne Hough playfully trying to dodge questions about boyfriend Ryan Seacrest during a radio interview.
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-Will Wesley Snipes finally start serving his three-year prison sentence? Last week, a federal appeals panel upheld the actor’s tax evasion conviction. Prosecutors have since asked to have his bail revoked.
-According to nosy restaurant neighbors, Julianne Hough told friends she originally thought Ryan Seacrest - her current boyfriend - was gay. (That tension between Ryan and Simon Cowell is undeniable.)
-It turns out Christina Milian’s marriage was having problems for quite some time. The-Dream actually filed for divorce even before their baby girl was born.
-We finally know why Simon Monjack passed away five months after his wife, Brittany Murphy, did. The 40-year-old died as a result of acute pneumonia and severe anemia - the same factors in Murphy’s death.
-Could Ryan Seacrest soon be following Simon Cowell out of bachelorhood? The American Idol host is reportedly getting quite serious with DWTS’ Julianne Hough.
-Congratulations are in order for another Idol star. Former contestant Kellie Pickler is getting married to songwriter Kyle Jacobs. The two have been together for over two years.
-A wedding is also in the future for newly-engaged Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr. Bloom, who was previously linked to Kate Bosworth, has been with the Victoria’s Secret model since 2007.
-Has Kim Kardashian sacked herself a new football player? Reggie Bush’s former girlfriend is now reportedly dating Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin.
-A Single Man‘s Nicholas Hoult is now a taken man. The actor is rumored to be seeing Victorious star Victoria Justice.
Comedian Russell Brand wants to get married by an Elvis Presley impersonator.
The Get Him to the Greek star insists he and fiancee Katy Perry have not yet finalized plans for their forthcoming nuptials, but would consider tying the knot in Las Vegas.
“Now we’re talking, the drive-thru chapel. A Vegas wedding, married by Elvis Presley, or even better, Aaron Presley in his unnourished form,” he joked.
However, despite previously being branded a “total bridezilla” by Katy, Russell, 34, insists he is leaving the wedding planning to the 25-year-old singer: “If you’re getting married, the girl does it. I’m I helping? No way, man. I’m just looking out the window.”
Despite Katy’s friend Rihanna previously claiming the couple plan to marry in India, Katy insists they have not yet found a location but admits they are looking to go abroad. She told Ryan Seacrest, “I haven’t told Rihanna where we’re getting married actually. She thought we were getting married in India because we got engaged there. I hope it to be in a location because I think it’s better to take people out of their comfort zones. I think it’s going to be small for right now because there’s so much biggness going on in our lives. There will be receptions and parties. Everybody knows that I love to throw a good party.”
Remember when we reported about the argument between American Idol 9’s Crystal Bowersox and Ryan Seacrest? Reports from the scene of the event stated that Idol’s front-runner was ready to leave the competition - mid-week!
Now, Crystal Bowersox has come forward to address the rumors. “It was blown out of proportion,” the singer said of her confrontation with Idol‘s host, which she downplayed as “a very civil and helpful conversation.”
“It was just…I missed my kid,” she explained. Cool-as-a-cucumber Crystal never really seemed like the tantrum type, anyway.
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TMZ is reporting that American Idol 9 front-runner Crystal Bowersox almost walked away from the show two weeks ago. The way TMZ tells it, host Ryan Seacrest gave her a quick heart-to-heart to keep her on the top-rated reality series.
The scene allegedly happened before witnesses, in the parking lot of the theater where Idol is filmed. One upset Crystal Bowersox reportedly said she hated the attention of being on the show, turning to Seacrest to say “What’s the point?” No kidding what’s the point - Bowersox is so well-loved by judges and fans alike, she’s already easily scored herself a singing career. Sources say that homesickness was to blame for taking Crystal out of her game.
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Man of a million jobs Ryan Seacrest says that the new American Idol judge Ellen DeGeneres will change the “sexual tension” on the show.
The host is very pleased that the openly gay star is joining the judging panel—which also includes Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi—because she will bring a new dynamic to the series.
“We love Ellen, she is a superstar. She will change the sexual tension. Simon and Paula had a specific sort of tension, but this will be quite different.”
Although Ryan is excited about Ellen’s arrival, judge Randy insists she has a lot to learn from himself, Simon and Kara: “She’ll be following my lead, I’ve told her to watch the dog.”
Ellen is taking Paula Abdul‘s spot on the TV talent show, and will join the panel after the audition rounds are completed.
“This is so exciting for me. Hopefully, I will be the people’s point of view because I’m just like everyone at home, I sit their and I watch it. I’m not looking at it in a critical way from the producer’s mind. I’m looking at it as a person who is going to buy the music and is going to relate to that person,” Ellen said.
American Idol host Ryan Seacrest was caught filming segments for the Boston auditions whilst standing atop a box. While most would probably freeze at the glimpse of a camera catching oneself in such an embarrassing moment, the 5’ 8” host continued to flash that familiar smile and graciously signed autographs for fans. I must be the only person who finds this photo strangely adorable.
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If it seems like Jennifer Love Hewitt is never without a man, it’s probably because she never is. Even though her engagement to Ross McCall ended just a short time ago, the 30-year-old has already moved on.
Just this morning, Ghost Whisperer‘s Jamie Kennedy confirmed rumors that he has been seeing his co-star. When asked by Ryan Seacrest and his morning radio crew if he and Jennifer were in love, the comedian claimed the relationship was “more than love” and actually “an intense connection.” (I believe Jason Mesnick may have used that line more than once on the The Bachelor as well.)
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