People: Kim Kardashian wants divorce to move forward

Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian

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Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian's attorney told a judge Friday that the reality star wants her divorce from Kris Humphries to move forward but that the case has been slowed by the NBA player's hurt feelings and his desire for an annulment.

Humphries' attorneys said they needed more time to gather information to decide whether to pursue allegations that the couple's 72-day marriage was a fraud. Proving the allegations would likely require a trial, which Kardashian's attorney, Laura Wasser, said could prove costly to her estranged husband.

The couple were married last summer in a lavish, star-studded and televised ceremony, but Kardashian filed for divorce on Oct. 31. Humphries responded a month later asking for an annulment, claiming the couple's nuptials were based on a fraud, but not laying out specific evidence.

"I feel that (Humphries') personal feelings and maybe some media drive is keeping this case alive," Wasser said. She said the couple are eligible for a divorce since it has been more than six months since Kardashian filed her petition.

Superior Court Judge Stephen Moloney set a status hearing for Aug. 15.

Martindale to be inducted

The new Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame's first inductees include nationally known names and longtime local voices.

The class being inducted today in Murfreesboro includes Wink Martindale, whose radio career began in his native Jackson. The Memphis State University graduate went on to TV game shows after getting his TV start in Memphis.

Sportscasters Larry Munson, John Ward and Lindsey Nelson; engineers Jack DeWitt and Bill Barry; country radio personalities Ralph Emery and Gerry House; Grand Ole Opry stalwart Grant Turner; and rock radio personality Scott Shannon are also in the inaugural class.

So is Luther Massingill, known to generations of listeners in Chattanooga as simply "Luther."

Late-night R&B personalities William T. "Hoss" Allen and John "John R." Richbourg round out the list.

Cannavale back to Broadway

Plans for "Funny Girl" may have fallen through, but Bobby Cannavale is still plotting his return to Broadway. The Roundabout Theatre Company says the Emmy winner will star in a new production of Clifford Odets' "The Big Knife" next year.

--From Our Press Services

Today's birthdays

Saxophonist Ace Cannon, 78; actor Michael Murphy, 74; comedian- actor Michael Palin, 69; actor John Rhys-Davies, 68; NBC News anchor Brian Williams, 53; rock musician Shawn Drover (Megadeth), 46; actress Tina Yothers, 39; actress Danielle Fishel, 31; soul singer Adele, 24; R&B singer Chris Brown, 23.

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