Kim Mathers' divorce talk
13:30 07 April 2006
Eminem's estranged wife says she was shocked when her husband filed for divorce.
Kim Mathers - who tied the knot with the 'Slim Shady' star for the second time in January - is confused by his decision and says she still wants to sort things out.
In an interview with a US radio station, the 31-year-old - who hasn't spoken to Eminem in six weeks - said: "I don't want to get divorced.
"I was hoping he was going to come home and say, `I got us a marriage counsellor, let's go.' But you know it didn't work out that way.
"I got an attorney at the door instead."
The couple's first marriage lasted two years, ending in 2001, and their second attempt imploded after just 83 days.
Kim blames their problems on her spouse's alleged ongoing addiction to sleeping pills - for which he received treatment last year.
However, in a statement released on Thursday (06.04.06), the rapper said: "A few of Kim's statements need to be addressed.
"First, her allegations regarding my status post-rehab are both untrue and unfortunate. Second, she was aware that I was filing for divorce.
"We both tried to give our marriage another chance and quickly realised that a wedding doesn't fix the underlying problems."
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