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Emily Post Family

Bitch Fight Over Kardashian

Wedding Gifts

11/2/2011 7:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Emily Post
literally wrote the book on proper wedding etiquette ... but now, her famous descendants are butting heads on what Kim Kardashian should do with her wedding gifts.

On one side, Emily's great-granddaughter-in-law Peggy Post -- who wrote an article in The New York Times just three months ago, explaining how gifts should be returned if the wedding is canceled, or if the couple "seeks to end the marriage almost immediately (say within a month or two)."

Since Kim and Kris just inched past the two month mark ... they're in the clear with Peggy.

But on the other side of the etiquette battle is Emily's great-great-granddaughter, Lizzie Post -- who told the New York Daily News, "after just 72 days, the gifts must be returned to the wedding guests."

As we previously reported, Kim is not returning the gifts -- instead, she's making a $200k donation to her favorite charity.

Sources close to Kim tell us ... KK feels the gifts were given out of love and she doesn't feel an obligation to return them to the sender. But we're told Kim understands her marriage was short, and decided the donation was a good compromise.

So WWEPD? Unclear, since she died back in 1960.

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31.

fstblk    

Kim,You keep those gifts because you're going to need something to keep you company in the coming years. You'll die one lonely old lady.Not one man in his right mind will ever want you like a man should want a woman.I bet you cry yourself to sleep at night.You will lead a very lonely life.

1056 days ago
32.

AnonyMouse    

Enough. Stories. About. The. Kardashians. PLEASE.

1056 days ago
33.

AlwaysOnTimeB    

Since you guys are FILTHY rich, you should return the gifts. You shouldn't have taken them in the first place because it was NEVER a real relationship. GIVE THE SH#$T back!!!!

1056 days ago
34.

saarvi    

The gifts should be returned...absolutely...

SD

1056 days ago
35.

carissa    

OMG STFU PLEEEEEEEEASE!! Other people filed this week, Justin might be a daddy, Lindsay's going to court. All this is much more interesting. This Kardashian stuff makes me want to watch REAL news! baaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhh

1056 days ago
36.

alex    

just a point of email stupid filters. seems you cannot use "sh" at the end of one word and "at" in the next. must spell a naughty word to auto-censors. only in america.

1056 days ago
37.

char    

she needs to return the gifts and the ring based on the sham of the marriage. if kim had ever loved humphries why blindside him when divorcing him and filing on the anniversary of their first time meeting, then running off to australia to promote their new clothing store. thats heartless and cold.

1056 days ago
38.

HKP    

I've never commented on a tmz post before and I'm not going to bash her, but I have to say something about this ordeal. SHE SHOULD DEFINITELY RETURN THE GIFTS. It is extremely tacky and rude to assume that her guests would want her to make a donation as opposed to the money back they spent on the gift. I am all about giving to charity, but I would never accept, let's say 1,000.00 wedding gift, get divorced 2 months later and then tell the generous giver "i'm getting divorced and am keeping your gift but don't worry, i'm going to make a donation to the charity of MY CHOOSING."
WOW, that is pretty bad. i read an article once in which her ex husband damon opened up about their life together. I believe him 150%. I've never watched her show and never will. I'm just someone that loves to read TMZ on a regular basis.

1056 days ago
39.

Muppet    

Is she going to give Kris Humphries half the gifts? I'm sure the gifts were intended for BOTH of them! You can bet your butt she won't because she's a greedy wh*re!!

1056 days ago
40.

cynical me    

She should return them, their guests didn't give money to charity, they gave gifts to the 'newlyweds.' If they wanted to donate money, they would have. Why should Kim K. get the benefit of the gifts that I'm almost positive she won't be splitting with Kris H. She's just a greedy Bi**h.

1056 days ago
41.

Hamptonsdude    

This is a family of classless, clueless money grubbers. How can anyone expect them to do the right thing.
She, and her Mother, made money off of her porno tape. Pure trash, plain and simple!

1056 days ago
42.

Peggy    

We all know the wedding gifts were not bought at Walmart; they were expensive. Kim should return the gifts, pronto. If I had sent a gift, it would be like a slap in the face if Kim told me she wasn't giving my gift back but instead making a donation to a charity. And who gets the tax deduction for that donation? Certainly not the wedding guests.

1056 days ago
43.

bb    

Anyone who can fall in and out of love in 72 days is a sociopath.

1056 days ago
44.

rob    

What a bitch...her image just went down the toilet...as if it wasnt already hanging on the rim...Kris is right she is outta touch with reality

1056 days ago
45.

Who Knew    

Love, really? Now this buffoon believes her owne hype.

1056 days ago
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