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Salman Rushdie tweets about Kim Kardashian's divorce

Even Salman Rushdie, the Booker-prize winning author, couldn't resist making fun of Kim Kardashian for her 72-day marriage to basketball player Kris Humprhies.

Rushdie, who is the author of 'Midnight's Children' and 'The Satanic Verses' tweeted a limerick about the socialite's divorce.

1. The marriage of poor kim #kardashian was krushed like a kar in a krashian.
2. her kris cried, not fair! why can't I keep my share?
3. But Kardashian fell klean out fashian.

After being asked by fellow tweeps about why a man known for his erudite fiction would tweet something so silly, Rushdie responded:

"I was challenged. Cant resist a challenge."  

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