The End of Kardaschadenfreude

How the lessons of Kim Kardashian's 72-day marriage can last me a lifetime

Illustration by Tomasz Walenta for TIME

Joel Stein. The end of Kardaschadenfreude

I understand the difficulties of a celebrity marriage because I'm in one: I am married to the wife of Joel Stein. I also know how hurtful it is when the public finds out private details about my marriage, which almost always happens right after I write about them. And I have a lot of empathy for Kim Kardashian, since we both appear on the E! channel, both designed our own fragrances with the same company and both made sex tapes, although hers involved a second person.

So I feel for Kim now that she's filed for divorce from professional basketball player...

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