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Kim Kardashian cancels Aussie appearances

Kim Kardashian has cut short her trip to Australia in the wake of her divorce news.

The socialite announced her split from basketball player Kris Humphries on Monday (31Oct11), just 72 days after their highly-publicised wedding in August (11). She flew to Australia hours after filing divorce papers for a business trip to promote her new handbag line in Sydney with her sister Khloe.

Kardashian appeared on Australian breakfast TV on Thursday (03Nov11), and discussed the break-up in her first post-split interview, and she was due to head to Melbourne on Saturday (05Nov11) for a day at the races in conjunction with the Swisse vitamins brand.

However, the reality TV star has now pulled out of the appearance with plans to cut her Australia trip short and fly home.

She says in a statement, "I am very disappointed that I am unable to attend the Swisse marquee but I hope to come back and work with the Swisse team at another point in time.''

A representative for Swisse adds, "All indications were that Kim wanted to fulfill all of her commitments once she landed in Australia but has obviously changed her mind given her very difficult personal challenges at the moment."

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