JustJared.com has reported that Russell Brand has in fact filed for a divorce from Katy Perry. The rumors of a split started over the holidays with the couple spending Christmas apart. Perry was in Cornwall while Perry was vacationing in Hawaii. Both without their wedding rings.
Russell Brand and Katy Perry pictures
A representative for Brand confirmed he did file for divorce on December 30, citing, “irreconcilable differences.”
US magazine had reported before the confirmation of the divorce, a source said the couple had a huge fight causing them to spend the holidays apart.
The source said, “They haven’t split up yet but things are not good. The fighting is getting worse.”
The couple have been dismissing marriage troubles for a few months now. Brand tried to dismiss the rumors when he appeared on Ellen on December 2, 2011.
The couple married in October of 2010 in India after a whirlwind romance. Unfortunately the romance is now gone and the couple will go their seperatee ways.
“Sadly, Katy and I are ending our marriage,” Brand said in a statement. “I’ll always adore her and I know we will stay friends.”