KATY Perry and Russell Brand's lawyers will be working out flat out on an amicable divorce settlement as the couple did not have a pre-nuptial agreement.
Russell confirmed today that their 14-month marriage was over, saying: “Sadly, Katy and I are ending our marriage. I’ll always adore her and I know we’ll remain friends.”
When Katy and Russell tied the knot in India in October 2009, they did so contract-free. Explaining why, Russell said at the time: "I'm trying to preserve and make it a beautiful thing.
The comedian and the pop singer's marriage took place at a resort near a tiger reserve. Both reportedly wore traditional Indian clothes, with the bride and other female guests dressed in saris.
It was also reported that 21 camels, elephants and horses formed part of Brand's wedding procession from a nearby resort. He was also accompanied by traditional dancers and musicians.
Guests including comic David Baddiel and rapper P Diddy had watched Russell and Katy tied together with silk scarves as they circled a fire in a traditional Hindu ceremony.
Russell Brand Files for Divorce from Katy Perry
The happy couple had treated their guests to a sumptuous Bollywood-style feast ahead of the big day - featuring snake charmers and traditional dancers, as well as a pre-wedding safari trip.
Russell was spotted out in London today ... again without his wedding ring. He wasn't wearing it yesterday either.As for Katy not wearing her ring, we're told it's no big deal. As one source notes, she doesn't wear the ring when she performs ... and it has nothing to do with Russell or her marriage. Online sources say that the 27 year old singer Katy Perry decided she had enough and after having a massive fight with her husband Russell Brand she booked a flight to Hawaii. She spent her Christmas vacation at a private villa with some of her friends. A photo shows her on a beach in the Pacific Ocean off Kaui without wearing her wedding ring.