By Deborah Goldstein
The Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries breakup proves, once again, that you can be beautiful, rich, famous—and sadly, unlucky in love. Hollywood brides and grooms might enjoy free everything from publicity-seeking wedding vendors, but a happily-ever-after seems to be the one thing they can’t get comped.
So, do Kim and Kris have to return their wedding gifts? With 500 guests, that’s a lot of gravy bowls and Swarovski crystal photo frames to bubble wrap. Unfortunately, they could seek etiquette advice from a litany of stars who’ve suffered super-short marriages. Remember Renee Zellweger’s blink-and-you-missed-it union with Kenny Chesney? Jennifer Lopez and Cris Judd? Pam Anderson and Kid Rock? Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman? Drew Barrymore and… everyone?
Nope, you can’t seduce or buy a solid relationship with a perfect body, millions in the bank, or legions of fans. And there’s something oddly reassuring about that.
As Kim picks up the pieces (and works on the Season 2 premiere of her spin-off show, Kourtney and Kim Take New York) we can’t help but wonder what Mama Kardashian Kris Jenner’s opinion is on all of this. The unflappable Kardashian matriarch and author of the new book, Kris Jenner… and All Things Kardashian, would surely have some sage relationship advice to share—hasn’t she been married to Bruce Jenner for decades? If the famously candid Kardashians stay true to form, we’re sure to eventually find out.
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