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Kris Humphries Could Face Lawsuit Over Gay Slur, Annulment Papers Uncovered

December 2, 2011 (3:17 am) GMT
Kris, who is asking for his 72-day marriage to be annulled, may be served with a libel or defamation suit by a friend of Kim Kardashian for accusing him of being homosexual.

More troubles might come in ' way. While the former New Jersey Nets power forward is still in the midst of a divorce drama with , Radar Online reported that Kim's friend, Jonathan Cheban, is considering to launch a lawsuit against the 26-year-old for calling him gay on "".

Jonathan reportedly has consulted an attorney about serving Kris with a $5 million libel or defamation suit. One insider explained, "Jonathan was offended. He is not gay and Kris' comments were derogatory, a slur against his character and given it's being broadcast on a program that airs internationally, it has the potential to cause serious damage to Jonathan's reputation."

On Kris' beef with Jonathan, a production source dished, "There is a huge fight in the episode, between Jonathan and Kris. Kris repeats the slur, over and over again, so much so that Jonathan stops talking to Kris at one point, during the series." The source added, "Kris uses some seriously ugly and homophobic language."

In another news, Kris has responded to Kim's petition for divorce by filing for both a legal separation from his 72-day wife and a nullification of their union on Thursday, December 1. The documents of the dual filing have since made its way out via E! News, exposing that the NBA player is asking for an annulment on the ground of fraud.

In the papers filed in Los Angeles Superiort Court, Kris cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason he wants a separation. He also asked the court to not award Kim any spousal support and requested that the "" star pays his legal fees. Additionally, he noted that property rights are to be determined.

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