Basketball player Kris Humphries doesn't want break-up with socialite Kim Kardashian

Kris Humphries has spoken out about his split from wife Kim Kardashian.

The socialite filed for divorce yesterday after just 72 days of marriage – but the basketball player isn’t going to give up on their relationship without a fight.

‘I love my wife and am devastated to learn she filed for divorce,’ says Kris, 26, in a statement.

‘I’m committed to this marriage and everything this covenant represents, and I’m willing to do whatever it takes to make it work.’

Kim, 31, has cited ‘irreconcilable differences’ in her divorce papers.

‘After careful consideration, I have decided to end my marriage,’ reads a statement from her.

‘I hope everyone understands this was not an easy decision.

‘I had hoped this marriage was forever, but sometimes things don’t work out as planned.

‘We remain friends and wish each other the best.’

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