LOS ANGELES (AP) — The marriage of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries, which began with a storybook wedding, ended Friday in a grim courtroom with a judge approving a divorce settlement after a protracted legal battle between the former couple.
"I think this is a reasonable way to resolve this case," said Superior Court Judge Hank Goldberg, who did not disclose terms of the settlement.
Humphries sent his lawyer but did not appear in court. Kardashian, who is pregnant with a child by her boyfriend Kanye West, appeared in a black silk puffy sleeveless maternity dress embellished with sequins on the skirt.
"Ms. Kardashian, is this your signature?" the judge asked her as he perused a three-page settlement agreement.
"Yes," she replied. She continued to answer yes when asked if she had discussed the matter with her attorney and understood that there would be no trial.
"During your marriage did irreconcilable differences occur?" the judge asked.
"Yes," said Kardashian.
"Is there any way your marriage can be saved?" he asked.
"No," said Kardashian.
She married the NBA player in a high-profile wedding in August 2011. She filed for divorce later that year.
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