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Kim Kardashian's BFF Not Suing Kris Humphries for Calling Him 'Gay'

December 17, 2011 (7:27 pm) GMT
Jonathan Cheban is not going to pursue the defamatory lawsuit against the basketball player, saying he has nothing against him.

Although he's been called "gay" on national television and got lots of problems from it, Jonathan Cheban is not going to sue . The BFF of Humphries' estranged wife, , has canceled the plan to bring the matter to court for $5 million.

In an episode of "", Humphries calls Cheban "gay". A source said that Cheban is straight and Humphries only did it for the "scripted" reality series. Cheban initially wanted to sue the basketball player for defamation but now said that there's no hard feelings toward him.

Last week, Cheban became a victim of assault when a Humphries fan threw a bag of flour toward him near Dash boutique in NYC. The unknown assailant threw flour in his face after exclaiming "This is for Kris Humphries!"

A representative of Humphries later said the sportsman "would never condone hateful and unacceptable behavior like that to anyone, in any situation." Cheban commented, "I think it's pathetic that someone would go to this length to show their support for someone. With fans like that, who needs enemies?"

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