Kim Kardashian would really like to be divorced before her baby with Kanye West is born — so she told Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb on the "Today" show Tuesday.
Kardashian's divorce, which she filed after 72 days of marriage, has been dragging on for more than a year now, although the judge said last year that the couple would be split for good in 2013.
Gifford, however, brought up the idea that there was a good chance the baby, due in July, would be born before the divorce was in the books.
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"I hope not," Kim said, dragging out the "o" in the word "hope." She doesn't think future ex-husband Kris Humphries will make a stink about the child. "I'm really hopeful. I'm just hoping to get through it sooner than later. We're just — it's a process."
And what about those who would say she's modeling bad behavior by getting pregnant with someone else's baby, Kotb wondered.
"It's been a year and a half since I filed," said the reality-TV star, who appeared on the show along with older sis Kourtney. "So I think that, you know, I definitely waited six months before I started a relationship." (Six months is the minimum amount of time that can pass before a divorce is final in California.)
But divorce or no divorce, she said she has extra reason to be happy about having a baby.
"I'm 32 years old and I'm facing, you'll see ... there's a lot of fertility issues that I haven't really spoke about until this season, so it's kind of a miracle that I did get pregnant.
"I think God puts things in front of you and places things in your life for a reason and as much as I would love to be divorced and we're working on it and I hope it's sooner than later but you know, you can't, what are you going to do?"
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