You may know him as Kim Kardashian's ex-husband, but the fact is, Kris Humphries can play basketball. That does not mean that the professional basketball player has had more luck sticking around in a...
If the rumor that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are dating is a publicity stunt (and with Kim, you never know), then it's certainly working. Just hours after Kanye dropped a single in which he gushed about his love for the reality star, the duo stopped by Serafina restaurant in NYC to make a very public appearance. So public that nearly a dozen photographers lined up outside to get the rumored couple's picture — that is, if the fans surrounding the restaurant didn't block their shots.
So what were they trying to capture? West and Kardashian inside the restaurant, laughing like lovers (rolling like thunder... sorry!). West played the role of complete gentleman, brushing a beaming Kardashian's arm as he helped her put on her jacket. And, as the new couple could have probably predicted, the entire restaurant — and the frenzy outside — ate up every move.
The kommotion only got krazier as the couple exited the hot spot, security in tow. And, clearly, the duo need the extra back-up like Beyoncé needed a 2009 VMA (sorry, Kanye, we'll never forget) — Photographers lined the street trying to grab shots of West and Kardashian leaving together in a silver Benz as fans nearby started shouting, "Kim and Kanye!" Congratulations, Ryan Seacrest: You have the title to your new E! series. Picture of West below!
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Kanye West has openly confessed his love for Kim Kardashian in his new single "Theraflu" — but it seems that he didn't stop there. The 34-year-old singer appears to be pursuing his love interest as the two were spotted going on what looked to be a date on April 4.
Kanye and Kardashian, 31, were photographed exiting a movie theater — where they watched The Hunger Games — in NYC together, according to TMZ.
Between the lyrics of Kanye's new song and the suspicious outing, it seems as if that the two stars are a hot, new item. And, this may just be what Karadshian needs to help her get over her pending divorce from Kris Humphries.
For her part, Kim has been playing coy about the topic although a little birdie told us the pair are "casually dating."
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Kanye West is fed up with the fact that people have been spreading rumors about his personal life. In his jaw-dropping, new single — "Theraflu" — it seems that Kanye finally comes clean about his breakup with Amber Rose, reveals that he fell in love with Kim Kardashian, and seems to attack Kris Humphries for the fact that he stole Kardashian away from him. Kanye, do you feel better now?
Rumor one: Kanye was upset that Wiz Khalifa got engaged to his ex, Amber Rose.
Kanye doesn't seem to mind Khalifa and Rose's relationship at all. "And the whole industry wanna f*ck yo’ old chick," he sings. "Only n*gga I got respect for is Wiz."
Rumor two: Kardashian broke Rose and Kanye up.
Yes, it appears that Kardashian did play a part in the split. "I’ll admit, I fell in love with Kim," Kanye confesses.
But Kanye's relationship with Kardashian didn't turn out as planned because she met Kris Humphries. "Round the same time she had fell in love wit’ him," Kanye says.
Kanye doesn't hold it against Kardashian though. "Well, that’s cool, baby girl, do ya thing," he says. "Lucky I ain’t have Jay drop ‘im from the team."
But he doesn't seem to like Humphries, and appears to take a direct swing at him. "La familia, Roc Nation / We in the buildin’, but still keep it basement / Flyer than the parakeet, floatin’ wit’ no parachute Six thousand-dollar pair of shoes, I made it to the Paris news," Kanye sings. "Don’t talk about style, ‘cause I embarrass you."
Kanye seems to want Humphries to know that just because Humphries owns Louis Vuitton shoes and plays basketball, that doesn't make him a somebody. Humphries will never be as famous as Kanye.
Kanye also seems to warn Humphries to stop attacking Kardashian in the news. "Shut the f*ck up when you talk to me ‘fore I embarrassed you G.O.O.D," Kanye states. "Music, we fresh, we fresh / Anything else, we detest, detest / B*tch-*ss n*ggas got *ss and breasts / All that said, lemme ask this quest'"
Wow. This is just my interpretation of the music. But, what do you think? Is Kanye directly confronting the problems surrounding his personal life? Listen to "Theraflu" below.
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Sorry ladies. Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake are finally getting ready to say, "I do" — this summer, to be exact, according to People. This might be the most highly anticipated summer shindig of 2012 (at least when it comes to paparazzi), but Biel and Timberlake (Bimberlake? Tiel? We'll quit while we're ahead) still have to compete for the spot of best celebrity summer wedding ever. Or should we say most ridiculously extravagant celebrity wedding ever? Will they top the list?
Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo tied the knot on July 15, 2011 — but it wasn't just any ceremony. They actually got married on a private island owned by their friend Sir Richard Branson. Private jets as party favors? Lachey and Minnillo were not the only ones to have their festivities in a tropical paradise. After a four-year engagement, Megan Fox finally became Brian Austin Green's wife on June 24, 2012. They had a private ceremony at the Four Seasons Resort on the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii, far away from angry robots that love exploding things. And, no, we're not talking about famous Fox foe Michael Bay. Everyone thought Kim Kardashian had found her prince charming when she married Kris Humphries on August 20, 2011 in Montecito, Calif. — but fairy tales don't always have a happy ending. Despite the fact that Kardashian filed for divorce just 72 days after the couple wed, she always has E!'s two-part wedding extravaganza to remind her of Humphries. And countless tabloid covers. And her lawyers.
Sherri Shepherd married Lamar Sally on Aug. 13, 2011 in Chicago, Ill. And the lucky lady had four celebrities in her bridal party: Her The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck, comedian Niecy Nash, and actresses Yvette Nicole Brown and Kym Whitley. She must have had one wild Bachelorette party. And now for the most adorable: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi said their vows on Aug. 16, 2008. There ceremony was simple — only 19 guests! What would Hollywood think?! — and located in the most intimate of settings: Their own home in California. Will Biel and Timberlake's day beat out all of these celebrity summer weddings? [People] More: Celebrities Share Their Most Outlandish Fan Experiences Channing Tatum and 7 Other Sexy, Funny Stars
"I'm not even close to dating again. I do believe in love. I will always believe in love, but my idea has changed from what I've always thought. I don't believe in one soul mate now." Kim Kardashian is still single following her split from Kris Humphries in October (11) after just 72 days of marriage.
Kris Humphries has received quite a bit of media backlash after his marriage of 72 days to Kim Kardashian came to a screeching halt. But now that the initial hype is finally starting to wear off, the NBA star is taking a financial stand, saying he wants his fair share of what they earned during their brief marriage.
TMZ reports that Humphries has recently filed documents demanding that Kardashian give him a full account of the assets and liabilities accumulated during their short stint as husband and wife. Additionally, the New Jersey Nets player is also challenging Kardashian's right to give away money that represents what they made in wedding gifts.
In the documents, Humphries' lawyer writes: "A spouse may not make a gift of community personal property, or dispose of community personal property for less than fair and reasonable value, without the written consent of the other spouse." This could easily be in reference to when his soon-to-be-ex-wife kept the wedding gifts and then gave double the value ($200,000) to charity.
But alas, this is merely one example in an ever-growing list of problems these two seem to be battling over in light of their separation, further proving just how little these two actually care for each other. And now that Humphries is beginning to take a stand for his rightful assets, who knows what kind of drama will unfold.
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The socialite recently announced she would be writing a cheque to the Dream Foundation, which helps the families of patients battling terminal illness, to cover the cost of the wedding presents they received.
However, Humphries alleges he wasn't consulted over the decision and is demanding to know exactly how much the gifts were worth, in addition to a full accounting of the money they raked in during their short-lived marriage.
In court documents obtained by TMZ.com, the sportsman's lawyer writes, "A spouse may not make a gift of community personal property, or dispose of community personal property for less than fair and reasonable value, without the written consent of the other spouse."
"It's my gym song. I especially love that line, 'What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.'" Kim Kardashian is a big fan of Kelly Clarkson's hit song Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) after her short-lived marriage to basketball player Kris Humphries.
The socialite, who ended her marriage to basketball star Kris Humphries in October (11), was said to have been planning a "romantic trip to Mexico" and sending "sexy pics" to Cruz, who recently split from the Desperate Housewives star.
Kardashian insists editors at InTouch magazine were warned the story was false, and has taken to her Twitter.com page to set the record straight.
She writes, "I'm used to rumors & almost never address them. It's not ok when magazines like InTouch involve my close friends in their made up stories. They were told by multiple people that their current cover isn't true, but they decided to go ahead & run it anyway. So there you have it."
When Kim Kardashian falls in love, she falls in love hard—and nobody can tell her what to do, not even her family. During an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno (which aired on March 22), the reality star opened up about her whirlwind romance with NBA star Kris Humphries (whom she separated from after 72 days of marriage) and explained why exactly she ignored her family's words of warning.
"I'm a person, when I'm in love, you can't tell me anything," Kardashian stated. "And you gotta go through it yourself. So, I did what I believed in doing, and sometimes you don't want to hear what your family has to say."
But despite the severe media backlash she's suffered over the past few months, the 31-year-old star isn't sure she would have done anything different. "You look back and you're like, 'OK, that was a sign,' or, you know, 'Maybe I should have listened to them,'" she remarks. "But, I wouldn't have been who I am today had I not gone through that."
Kardashian added that she is thankful for the lessons she has learned and the new person she's become. "I learned so many lessons about it, and it's changed who I am as a person, I think for the better," she said. "The things that I care about in life have completely changed because of this, so I really think everything happens for a reason."
And for those of you out there who still think the whole romance was nothing more than a showmance, Kardashian insists that was never the case. "What you see is what you get," she assured. "I showed my life and the reality of my life and it might not be pretty all the time, but it's who I am and I learned so much from it."
You may know him as Kim Kardashian's ex-husband, but the fact is, Kris Humphries can play basketball. That does not mean that the professional basketball player has had more luck sticking around in a city much longer than he stuck around in matrimony. In the league, Humphries has bounced around between a number of teams: Utah Jazz, Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks, New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics. The power forward landed in Boston as part of a trade that brought future hall-of-famers Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets, and it was there that Humphries broke out personally and professionally.Humphries was born in Minneapolis, MN to Debra and William Humphries on Feb. 6, 1985. There, he joined his two older sisters, Krystal and Kaela, in the mixed race family. As a boy, Humphries starred in a different sport - swimming. He was actually the top 10-year-old in the nation in six events. In the remaining events, he was second to 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps. Humphries still holds the U.S. national record for the 50-meter freestyle for boys age 10 and under. At the age of 12, however, Humphries quit swimming to pursue basketball.That basketball career truly took off at Hopkins High School. In 2002, Humphries led his squad to its first Minnesota state championship in 49 years with a 25-2 record. As a reward, he was named a 2003 McDonald's All-American, Second Team All-USA (USA Today), Minnesota Mr. Basketball, as well as the state player of the year by the Minneapolis Star Tribune and College Basketball News. Humphries was also named to USA Today's Super 25 Basketball Team and was one of 10 finalists for the 2003 Naismith Prep Player of the Year.
Although Humphries accepted a scholarship from Duke University, he ended up attending his hometown school, the University of Minnesota (also his father's alma mater), where he made an immediate impact on the hardwood. Humphries was named the 2004 Big Ten Freshman of the Year and named to the All-Big Ten First Team. He was made an Honorable Mention All-American by both the Associated Press and Rivals.com. Humphries led the Big Ten in scoring and rebounding that first season, becoming the first freshman ever to do so. He even set the Minnesota single game scoring record with 36 points.
Clearly, Kris Humphries was ready for the next level. In 2004, the Utah Jazz drafted Humphries with the 14th pick in the NBA Draft. He played there for two seasons before being traded to the Toronto Raptors in 2006, where he helped the team nab its first ever division title. However, in 2009 Humphries was traded to the Dallas Mavericks. The following year he was once again traded, this time to the then New Jersey Nets.
The year 2010 proved to be a big one for Humphries in several ways. Not only did he start to see success with the Nets, but he also began dating Kardashian. As a result, he often popped up on the E! network show, "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" (2007- ). The following year, they were engaged. On Aug. 20, 2011, the two were married after a much publicized media flurry. On Oct. 31, 2011 Kardashian filed for divorce. Many talking heads accused the marriage of being a sham and a publicity stunt. Their divorce was finalized in June 2013. Shortly thereafter, Humphries was traded to the Boston Celtics.
Began dating in November 2010; Got engaged on May 18, 2011; announced engagement on May 25; Married on Aug. 20, 2011 in Montecito, CA; Kardashian filed for divorce on Oct. 31, 2011, citing irreconcilable differences after being married for 72 days; Humphries filed for an annulment on Nov. 30, 2011; Officially divorced on June 3, 2013
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Was a swimming star in middle school, becoming the top 10-year-old in the nation in six events. In the remaining events, he was second to 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps.
Holds the U.S. national record for the 50-meter freestyle for boys 10 and under.
In 2002, Humphries led his high school basketball team to its first Minnesota state championship in 49 years.
Was married to Kim Kardashian for 72 days in 2010.