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Kim Kardashian Statement on Divorce From Kris Humphries

Kim Kardashian Issues Full Statement and Denies Being Paid For Wedding: "I’m Sorry If I Have Hurt Anyone"

Kim Kardashian got some serious thinking done during her long flight to Australia, and soon after touching down today, she wrote a full statement to her fans, which she posted on her website. Kim announced her plans to divorce Kris Humphries yesterday, and since then there have been countless stories about what went wrong in their 72-day marriage. Kim's sisters Kourtney and Khloe spoke out in defense of Kim, and her mom, Kris Jenner, defended Kim saying, "She's not the first person in the world to get a divorce or to have something like this happen to, and she won't be the last … People have to stop judging." Kris Humphries meanwhile canceled his plans to host a party in Vegas this weekend. Check out Kim's full statement below and let us know your thoughts on what she wrote. Kim Kardashian's statement reads:

"This is probably the hardest thing I’ve ever had to write. I see all of the support and I am so thankful for my fans, friends and family who are helping me through this difficult time.

I am trying not to read all the different media reports but it’s hard not to see all the negative ones. First and foremost, I married for love. I can’t believe I even have to defend this. I would not have spent so much time on something just for a TV show! I share so much of my life on a reality show, that contemplating whether to even film my wedding was a tough decision to make, and maybe it turned out to not be the smartest decision. But it’s who I am! We filmed Kourtney giving birth, Khloe getting married, break ups, make ups, our best moments and our worst moments. These were all real moments. That’s what makes us who we are. We share, we give, we love and we are open!

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Everyone that knows me knows that I’m a hopeless romantic! I love with all of my heart and soul. I want a family and babies and a real life so badly that maybe I rushed in to something too soon. I believed in love and the dream of what I wanted so badly. I felt like I was on a fast roller coaster and couldn’t get off when now I know I probably should have. I got caught up with the hoopla and the filming of the TV show that when I probably should have ended my relationship, I didn’t know how to and didn’t want to disappoint a lot of people.

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I’m being honest here and I hope you respect my courage because this isn’t easy to go through. But I do know that I have to follow my heart. I never had the intention of hurting anybody and I accept full responsibility for my actions and decisions, and for taking everyone on this journey with me. It just didn’t turn out to be the fairy tale I had so badly hoped for.

There are also reports that I made millions of dollars off of the wedding. These reports are simply not true and it makes me so sad to have to even clarify this. I’m so grateful to everyone who took the time to come to my wedding and I’ll be donating the money for all the gifts to the Dream Foundation.

I’m sorry if I have hurt anyone, but my dad always told me to follow my heart and I believe now that I really am."

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scottstephanie80 scottstephanie80 5 years
As Kim always say in her show.. 'this is so ridiculous' ... well, obviously Kim just used Kris. After that $20 million worth wedding then after 72 days here is the fairytale divorce. $20 million would’ve been more than enough to feed the hungry people in Africa. $2 million, Kim’s engagement ring price tag, would’ve been more than enough to help the displaced flood victims in the Philippines and numbers of couples in america can have a decent marriage from that money. http://blog.brilliance.com/2011/kardashian-wedding-vs-average-wedding-price-infographic ... and where's the sanctity of marriage?
bugsbrat bugsbrat 5 years
what you said #46!!!
tigerheart tigerheart 5 years
^ AMEN
toothless toothless 5 years
Please #45 Kim Kardashian was never in love with Kris Humphries. Did you watch any of the Kardashian episodes with Kris Humphries. This woman played this young man like a fiddler on a stick. She knew he was young and inexperience and a whore knows her prey. So you can fall for those alligator tears and phony sincerity if you want too, but E!, her mother and Kim knew this whole build up was a sham and later on Kim's entire became aware of this roost. The only person that got taken is Kris Humhries he is 26 years old ask any mother how mature is a 26 year old man. The take of sexual experience Kim has had is no way incompar to a young 26 year old naive man. He thought this was love the real thing and Kim was a victim of her family and mother's control how wrong he was. All Kim had to do was turn on the alligator tears and he melted like butter. I guess this will boost the liars ratings sky high now. She can laugh all the way to the bank and E! can keep on promoting this trash.
Fleurelle Fleurelle 5 years
It's hard to believe that there are people buying into the rumor that this marriage was nothing but a sham. This woman thrives on approval from her fan base and the public at large. Ending a marriage this prematurely guarantees a backlash. You can say that she's tacky and a fame-ho, but she's got some career savvy. If she didn't, she wouldn't still be making millions. I don't see her, or her mother allowing her to, take such a calculated risk just for a paycheck and no assurance of public sympathy. Despite the old cliche that there is no bad publicity, there is such a thing, and it will kill a career and a reputation. All Kim has is her image, and keeping the public in her corner is what her success depends on. I truly think she's a lot like other women in this country who are facing or have faced divorce. She got involved with a good looking guy and rushed headlong into dream mode. Taking time isn't an option with women like this. They want the husband, the babies and the great home like yesterday. So they spend a gross amount of money, play dress up for a day, take an overpriced honeymoon, and expect it to guarantee a lifelong soul mate connection. We all know women like this. Kim is no different, despite her money and lifestyle. And I do agree with post #12, we don't know Kris Humphries personally. Who's to say that he's a poor, helpless victim? He might be the world's biggest d-bag in private. Who knows? In most cases, it takes two people to break up a marriage. I don't think this marriage was any different. It's the same old story involving two stupid people who jumped first and boo hoo about it later.
jaan_black jaan_black 5 years
oh wh*re please...if her loser fans would stop watching the nonsense shows and buying her "products", she'd fcuking disappear...
Ingrid-Christine Ingrid-Christine 5 years
I really could care less if the wedding was a publicity stunt or a money maker. The K family is in business to make money, just like every other celebrity and person in the free market world. I'm so glad I didn't have to apologize to the world when I got a divorce...
littlemunchkin littlemunchkin 5 years
UGH, go away.
Carolynxx Carolynxx 5 years
Kim who do you actually think believe that you got married for love!!!!! Not very many, just spend a couple hours reading people's comments, these are people all across the world and from different spheres of life in terms of socio economic status, ages, ethnicity etc. You especially (not generalizing your family) is all about money and fame!!!! Your sister has a baby but did not see the need to "hoopla" into marriage, she is doing what is best for her and her child. You are a greedy money grubbing person, with no values and no committment to anything only to money!!!! Just take a day to read about yourself, the image you give about yourself, how you portray yourself!!!! Hope you will return the ring to Kris.... How can you look at yourself and want to continue to be a role model to the people who support you and be your fan!!!! Your explanation is not enough to them...if you live a private life or a star who tries to be a private person then obviously you don't need to make a statement...but given your public life, your reality show etc you need to be a bit more open...You do not Kris...
jaynelp jaynelp 5 years
I AGREE. MY HUSBAND AND I HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR JUST OVER 15 YEARS,TOGETHER FOR 20 AND WE HAVE HAD TO REALLY WORK TO KEEP OUR MARRIAGE TOGETHER. IT'S ALL ABOUT WANTING TO WORK TOGETHER,NOT SAY I WANT IT THIS WAY OR NO WAY.LOL. I.E KIM. HAHA.
dandd dandd 5 years
the problem ,kim is that weddings are not fairy tales! they are real and you marry real people. i'm feeling bad for kris.
Amethyst Amethyst 5 years
Yep - the other thing is when you become rich, famous and a celebrity what goes along with it is media scrutiny, criticism and harsh judgment. So you either suck it up or remove yourself from the spotlight. People who want privacy don't become celebrities.
Amethyst Amethyst 5 years
She claims she didn't make money off the wedding however she does make money from the show and allowing the show to video their wedding - hello - does she think the public is stupid? If she was as in love as she claims, then you do not walk away from a marriage after 72 days, you get counseling and try to make it work UNLESS he was beating her or cheating on her.
booglass booglass 5 years
Respect her courage. Is she serious? How about the courage of ordinary women who leave marriages every day. There are no throngs of fans to support them. They often have precarious financial situations and face real uncertainty is their future. They raise children as single parents and face challenges every single day. Do excuse, me if I save my respect for them. And for your next marriage, which I assume isn't too far off, consider asking that in lieu of gifts people support a charity. I am sure you'll profit from the wedding through specials, selling the pictures, etc. So why not share with those less fortunate. Don't you have enough?
jaynelp jaynelp 5 years
WOW! SHE COULD HAVE FILED FOR DIVORCE BEFORE SHE RAN OFF TO OZ. SHE JUST WANTS TO BE ABLE TO DO WHAT SHE WANTS TOO EVEN AFTER MARRYING. SHE USED CHRIS SO SHE COULD MAKE MILLIONS AND NOW SHE GETS TO KEEP A 2 MILLION DOLLAR WEDDING RING.WOW IS ALL I CAN SAY.
jaynelp jaynelp 5 years
I HAVE ALWAYS SAID AND WILL SAY NOW,SHE IS A MEDIA WHORE. RIGHT ALONG WITH THE WHOLE FAMILY. NO ONE CARES ABOUT THEIR LIVES OR HOW RICH THEY ARE. JUST CANCEL THE CRAP SHOW ALREADY.
dancing-nancy dancing-nancy 5 years
The LAST thing this twit is is sincere. She's a phony and her whole family are a bunch of phonies. They became rich and famous from exploiting their lives and NOW they want some privacy. Bite me beeyotch. Kim deserves the 'harsh, rude' criticism she's getting and then some.
Merlin713 Merlin713 5 years
They're lives have been totally public, as they have been since they signed on the dotted line. This was all in the script....and there are so many things for Kris (mom) to promote now that they're all back on page 1 and fresh in our minds. I think it may blow up in their faces this time. Time will tell.
fresh1721 fresh1721 5 years
This goes beyond being "haters" or judging. Kim and her family forced their "fairytale wedding" down everyone's throats. Now they're upset because of the divorce backlash. You can't put your business out there, and then get mad when people comment on it. period.
Hockey-Princess Hockey-Princess 5 years
Sunlandseagirl - brilliant comment. Couldn't agree more. To an elderly grandparent, this is not a game. Real emotions are involved. What a loser this woman is.
sunlandseagirl sunlandseagirl 5 years
What gets me is the level of exploitation...She visited her fathers graveside WITH the cameras and WITH Kirs also her entire family was invited to the wedding including her 100 year old grandparent who was in a wheel chair .....How souless can you be? Even if they knew that they wanted to put on a fake wedding to appease their fans and rake in millions doesnt the exploitation stop SOMEWHERE? Or would they do anything for money? To me that is a person who has lost so much of their humanity that they dont know what is real or fake...
lilygold lilygold 5 years
sorry if she hurt "anyone" the only person she should be apologizing to Kris doesn't get an apology? instead she makes it pubic just like her whole life. despicable
bugsbrat bugsbrat 5 years
and we're supposed to believe this sh*t????????? come on, we're not all idiots like that family. what you've done is immoral, pathetic and disgusting. didn't do it for money - pfft. give me a break
JCVal JCVal 5 years
This is just pure BS from Kim. She should have followed her heart from the very start before the engagement, right after or before the the wedding ever took place. Knowing that televising the wedding would rake in more money for her and her family, even if she felt it was the wrong thing to do, she still went ahead and made it happen. This is what happens when your priority is money. What a quickie and a terrible ending. Yeah it was quick, but then they got the money in the end anyway. Who cares? So there goes the divorce. What a convenient way to end things. What a sad life! That fairy tale wedding coverage should not have been televised in the first place. It was all so FAKE!!!
Beloved2 Beloved2 5 years
"Respect my courage"-----Is this woman serious? May the value for anything Kardashian, plummet, immediately!
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