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Katy Perry and Russell Brand Set to Divorce

Comedian files papers after 14-month marriage to pop star

December 30, 2011 3:40 PM ET
Katy Perry and Russell Brand arrive at the the 28th Annual MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.
Katy Perry and Russell Brand arrive at the the 28th Annual MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.
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After days of speculation, it appears that celebrity couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand will divorce. The comedian reportedly has filed papers in Los Angeles to divorce his wife of 14 months, citing irreconcilable differences.

According to Us Weekly, the divorce comes on the heels of a blowout over holiday plans. An insider tells the magazine that Perry made last-minute plans to go to Hawaii with friends over Christmas, after arranging to fly her family to Brand's hometown in England. 

Photos: Katy Perry and Russell Brand

"She was like, 'Fuck you. I'm going to do my own thing,'" said the source. "Russell replied, 'Fine. Fuck you, too.'" Brand has been spotted on the town on London in recent days without his wedding ring.

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