Katy Perry, Russell Brand Divorce to Bring Payday?

Some speculate that Russell Brand could take away $20 million from divorce.
3:22 | 01/02/12

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Transcript for Katy Perry, Russell Brand Divorce to Bring Payday?
New reports this morning the Katy Perry rang in the new year with a smile despite the fact that her fourteen month marriage to Russell Brand is over. Gotta say the -- they will always be friends and brand could walkway from the brief marriage with a windfall. Andrea canning is back with the details fourteen months he files for divorce. I was just reading on the plane yesterday an interview with her where everything -- great so I can't figure out these Hollywood couple started -- can't. It was brandy announced the divorce last week with a statement saying sadly Katie and I are ending -- marriage always adore her and I know will remain friends. Couple did not have a pre nup post nuptial agreement so under California along brand could be entitled to half of Perry's estimated 45 million dollar worth. For their fans the split was both surprising and sat. In the world -- celebrity Katy Perry and Russell Brand were one of the coolest it couples she'd be iconic pop star. Named just last month MTV's artist of the year. He -- the British film star and comedian who started the recent Arthur remake. I don't want -- Susan. This partnership we don't have anything to go home. On Friday after fourteen months of marriage brand filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. The split. With something that's been discussed did she know that he would draw up papers during a holiday right before New Year's Eve I think that that was a big surprise. The big tip off that there was trouble in Paris nice the couple opted to spend Christmas -- part after reportedly having a huge fight he flew to London to be with. Third while she took off for Hawaii neither wore their wedding rings pink hair has been. Very intense this -- comes just a month after Perry told Barbara Walters all was well good. Marriage -- -- I think that it's slightly so far and have children. Yes -- class I think. As one of the biggest reasons why -- -- -- -- had a year before brand a former Playboy professed his love for Perry to out -- we're. What was it about candy that touched you that morning the companion of friends have been ready for it has -- more -- -- I don't know these go these funds for -- bop. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- What went wrong brain and a recovering heroin addict had reportedly slowed down his parting ways Perry had not. It said he didn't approve of her circle of friends. -- -- -- had no comment about the split a somber looking brand told reporters over the weekend quote. I'm doing good everything is going to be better next year. -- DMZ Perry wanted Russell Brand to handle the filing handle filing the divorce papers because she didn't wanna upset her parents. We're evangelical Christians and raised her to believe divorce is wrong and we -- -- talking to. Barbara they're saying yes she wants a families -- -- -- -- some reports that. Whether and when to have a family might have had -- to do with assault. Let's face it -- career right now is is on fire and she's amazing she she's unstoppable so. -- the report as saying that she just wasn't ready right now to settle down and have a family shouldn't -- -- be quote a Hollywood housewife. Now that's that's unconfirmed but that is that is one report of the reason for the split shall move a lot more -- thanks very much.

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