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Kris Humphries

Suing Kim for Emotional Distress

Is Only Option to Score $$$

12/3/2011 4:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Kris Humphries Upset
Kris Humphries will not get any money by fighting Kim Kardashian's attempt to divorce him -- but if he really wants to fight, there is something he can do to try and score millions from KK.

Sources directly connected with both Kris and Kim tell TMZ ... there is no point in challenging the prenup -- it's iron-clad and both sides know it. Fact is, if Kris gets his way and has the marriage annulled based on fraud, that would mean there was never a marriage and as a result he would have NO CLAIM to any of Kim's earnings during their 72 days of bliss because no marriage would have existed.

We've poked around and asked some experts what Kris might be able to do to score some cash, if he really wanted to do that. The only plausible scenario is if Kris files a claim against Kim for intentional infliction of emotional distress based on fraud. If he could prove Kim used him as a disposable groom for her reality show -- he could get monetary damages.

So, you ask, what would his monetary damages be? Well how 'bout this? If Kris sucks during the lockout shortened BBall season and gets cut from the Nets -- which is a possibility -- he could blame the distractions on his disastrous marriage and try to sock Kim for the money he'd be out.  Kris pulls in $3.2 mil a year.

Here's the deal. We know Kris is really hurt and feels he was used by Kim. The question -- does he have the stomach to sue her in civil court. And there's this -- the likelihood of Kris winning is about as great as Harvey Levin replacing him on the Nets.

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61.

Rodney    

"If Kris sucks during the lockout shortened BBall season and gets cut from the Nets -- which is a possibility"

A.NBA contracts are Guaranteed. There some contracts that have on year not guaranteed or is a player or team option year but that is at the end of a multi year contract. The reality Kris is looking at getting a multi year 30 million dollar plus contract from somebody
B.Because of this reason players in the NBA don't get "cut" especially when they are as young as Kris. When a team wants to get rid of a player in a mulit year contract and its the last year they typically negotiate a "buy out"
C.Your Fuity Staff needs to do more research before posting drivel like this. I mean you didn't even bother to aks the tall black guy, is he on vacation?

972 days ago
62.

DahhTroll    

kris sueing kim is the only way to score justice.

(Plus has the right to to a lifetime of lost wages.)

SEARS SCUKS

972 days ago
63.

julianne rose    

GO FOR IT KRIS EVERYONE SHOULD PULL FOR KRIS. KIM KARDASHIAN AND HER FAMILY NEED TO LEARN THAT THEY AREN'T ALL THAT AND EVERYONE SHOULD SEE THROUGH THEIR BULLS!T IT'S ENOUGH OF THEM ALREADY KIM KARDASHIAN AND HER MOTHER ARE FRAUDS AND THE PUBLIC IS SICK OF IT. LET THE GOOD GUY WIN KRIS IS GREAT TELLING IT LIKE IT IS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

972 days ago
64.

VeryDesperateHousewife.com    

>>
And there's this -- the likelihood of Kris winning is about as great as Harvey Levin replacing him on the Nets.
<<

so there is a chance!

972 days ago
65.

HumanNature    

EMOTIONAL DISTRESS MY ASS!!!


THIS "DUMB AS A BASKETBALL" IS JUST THAT "DUMB"!!!

972 days ago
66.

Do you have eyes?    

E!, Ryan Seacrest, People and US magazines are just a few more who should be concerned if he tells his side of the story. They all knew this wasn't real, yet reported it like it was to line their pockets with gold. People did not even put him on the cover of the fake wedding issue. They are so up Kardashian a$$ it is unbelievable. They weren't even taking a honeymoon til US decided to go along and photograph their private moments. And then she cut it short to come back for some lame award show that she went to with out her new husband.

972 days ago
67.

jak    

It does seem the only thing that has an emotional impact on Kim is threats to her pocket book. Too bad he can't inflict a little agony on her.

972 days ago
68.

chartman    

you giant creep, you have had your fifteen minutes of fame now move on. kim is a slut but she owes you nothing. get over it.

972 days ago
69.

Amber    

Go get them babe! I dont blame Kris at all for doing this and i do believe he deserves every bit of it. She has messed his life up and scarred him for life. Im so on Kris' side in this manner! Kris keep your head up babe and i have commented on everyone of these storys to show support for you and i have never got into any of these crazy stories before, but you need supporters and iam going to be here on your side! You will be ok babe and theres always another girl out there that can take her place and fulfill the dreams you always wanted! I know i would sure treat you alot better then that bc we all know you deserve the best. Keep your head up and I will be On your side through it all.

972 days ago
70.

Mary    

I agree this is getting old. No one cares about them anymore.

972 days ago
71.

krystal    

I think kris is just as bad as kim. they're both about money, but we have no right to take anyones side because we are not in their lives on a day to day basis and we cant judge him/her based on their 30 min show. i never liked kris for kim from the beginning he is too down to earth and humble for her.

972 days ago
72.

viv    

hi i think kim used that poor guy , she thinks she is all that but trust me khloe is way better looking and have such a better personaily. kim body is not what people thinks it fate.

onto angelina jolie she looks like she is putting on a little weight and finally starting to look health, i hope she knows that brad is not going any where, but she needs to stop treating him so bad. and used some of that money for the poor people in the usa and stop sending it out of the usa the country is hurting and they are not helping.

back to the kadashians i also think there mother kris needs to mind her own business she is the renation of kims marriage the only thing helps kourtney she has her own mind. go girl


viv

972 days ago
73.

Casey    

Kris Humphries doesn't play for the Nets. He is a free agent and able to sign with any team that wants him. Currently, he is unemployed.

972 days ago
74.

Nomar    

TMZ--kind of hard for Kris to get cut from the Nets. He's a free agent, technically not their employee. Even if they don't make him an offer there are 31 other teams....clearly you guys are into breaking news. Sometimes the 'facts' get in the way.

972 days ago
75.

Dena Probst    

Get over yourself Kris, you are rude, arrogant and a total jerk. You were from the beginning. I don't know what she saw in you in the first place. Also, you are so ugly it hurts my eyes. Leave her alone and just move on with your pitiful life!!

972 days ago
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