Kris and Bruce Jenner Officially Getting Divorced

Bruce-JennerAccording to people close to Kris and Bruce Jenner, the couple has been separated for almost a year. Even though they remain in each other’s lives, primarily because of the children, there is definitely no sign of reconciliation. In addition to Kris’ children from her late husband, Robert Kardashian, one of the defense attorneys for the O.J. Simpson trial, she and Bruce have two daughters, Kendall age 18 and Kylie 17.

Kris and Bruce have been married for 23 years, many of them good, but their marriage began to show serious cracks on the reality television show, “Keeping up with the Kardashians”, quite some time ago. Yesterday, Kris age 58 filed for divorce from her 64-year-old husband in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences.

In addition to “Keeping up with the Kardasians”, Kris currently runs her own production company called Jenner Communications, she continues to manage her daughter Kim Kardashian’s career, has business involvement with two of her other daughters and son. An autobiography was released in 2011 and this past summer, her pop culture-driven talk show aired although it ended after only six weeks.

While Bruce also appears on the family reality show, notoriety comes from his earlier days of being a track star. Although he only finished tenth in the 1972 Summer Olympics, he went on to win the gold medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics, setting a world record of 8,616 points in the Decathlon.

He also received the James E. Sullivan Award, Associated Press Male Athlete award, and was inducted into the Olympic Hall of Fame, Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame, the US National Track and Field Hall of Fame, and the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame.

Over the years, Kris and Bruce have built a highly lucrative Empire but reportedly, the two have come to an amicable split on assets despite there being no prenup. According to the divorce papers, the couple is seeking joint custody of the youngest daughter, Kylie.

In a joint statement, Kris and Bruce stated they are living separate lives and are much happier. They went on to say they will always maintain love and respect for each other and even though the marriage will ultimately come to an end, they will remain best friends and continue to keep family as the number one priority.

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