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4-month marriage on the rocks

Remember way back when Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock got married - way back almost four months ago - and they had, like, three ceremonies in three cities, and all those jokes were flying around about how they'd have to do the same thing when they got divorced . . .

Here they come. The couple filed for divorce Monday - Rock getting his papers into a Los Angeles court a few minutes before Anderson, TV's Extra reported - and each side cited irreconcilable differences.

"Yes, it's true," Anderson wrote in a brief statement on her Web site. "Unfortunately impossible." Her rep wouldn't comment on particulars to the Associated Press. A Rock rep had no comment for People magazine.

The relationship between Anderson, 39, and Rock (real name Bob Ritchie), 35, has been turbulent since they became engaged in 2002.

They broke up the following year, but later reunited and this summer embarked on a tour of wedding ceremonies. The first was July 29 on a yacht in St. Tropez. They made it legal on Aug. 3 at a Beverly Hills courthouse. Anderson's spokeswoman, Tracy Nguyen, confirmed this month that her client had had a miscarriage.

Author Campbell dies

Bebe Moore Campbell, whose many bestsellers including Brothers and Sisters touched on America's ethnic and social divides, died on Monday. She was 56. She died at home in Los Angeles from complications due to brain cancer, said publicist Linda Wharton Boyd. She was diagnosed with the disease in February, the Associated Press reported. Her books, largely fiction and based on real-life stories, included the perspective of many ethnic groups. Among her novels: Singing in the Comeback Choir, What You Owe Me and 72 Hour Hold, the latter dealing with a mother coping with her daughter's bipolar disorder.

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