Despite a freak snowstorm, Lavo nightclub in NYC was crowded with happy Halloween revelers when Kim Kardashian walked in at 9:10 p.m. wearing a Poison Ivy costume — but without her usual megawatt grin.
“She looked fragile, sad and barely smiled,” says a witness at the Saturday night party. “She didn’t seem to be having any fun.”
Instead of being accompanied by her husband, Kris Humphries, Kim was with her longtime friend Jonathan Cheban. Kim “spent most the night texting and sharing those texts with Jonathan,” says the witness. “She never even took a sip of her drink.”
Two days later, the reason for Kim’s unusually dour mood became obvious when she filed for divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences.”
“I hope everyone understands this was not an easy decision,” Kim said. “I had hoped this marriage was forever, but sometimes things don’t work out as planned.”
Surprised by the news, her husband had no clue that Kim, 31, was filing legal papers on Oct. 31 before she flew off to Australia — a trip that Kris, 26, had expected to accompany his wife on.
“It was supposed to be a second honeymoon,” says the pal. “But she told him she would be too busy. Kris was bummed.” Instead of taking Kris with her, Kim traveled with her brother-in-law Lamar Odom.
Even after Kim’s legal motion became public that day, to the world Kris seemed to be in denial. “I love my wife and am devastated to learn she filed for divorce,” he said in a statement.
“I’m committed to this marriage and everything this covenant represents. I’m willing to do whatever it takes to make it work.”
But insiders say he’s already throwing several parties to celebrate the divorce.
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