Kim Kardashian Filing for Divorce after 72 Days

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Word on the street is that Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from her husband of 72 days, Kris Humphries. Wow.

Ryan Seacrest just confirmed the news via Twitter:

Yes @kimkardashian is filing for divorce this morning. I touched base with her, getting a statement in just a few mins.

All of the tabloids were reporting problems with the marriage – but it was still hard to believe. Then she showed up for her Halloween party solo this weekend.

TMZ is reporting:

We’re told even though the marriage was short, she will not seek an annulment. It’s a garden variety divorce, in which Kim cites “irreconcilable differences.”

We’re told the date of separation is listed as today, Oct. 31, 2011.

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.

The couple was married on August 20 in a lavish ceremony in Montecito, CA. There are reports that the wedding cost as much as $10 mil. What a waste.

We will update you with her statement in a few minutes.

Are you surprised?