Jonathan Cheban is backing off from his threats to sue Kris Humphries ... saying the idea has "caused me a lot of problems already."
Cheban had been contemplating suing Kris for $5 million after Kris called him "gay" on TV.
But Jonathan has had a change of heart -- perhaps brought on by his run-in with a Kris fan last weekend -- and says he has no hard feelings toward Kris.
Kim Kardashian's Reality Pal
No Plans to Sue Kris Humphries
12/17/2011 4:39 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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