Kris Humphries wants an annulment. TEAM HUMPHRIES.
I know I JUST wrote a post about the Kardashians, and this might be Kardashian overload, but I wanted to talk about the whole Kim Kris divorce fiasco, and there wasn’t much room in that post to talk about it. So here we go. After this, I promise I’ll cool it.
Quick education session on the difference between an annulment and a divorce. Divorce is saying, “OK, this marriage was legit, but it didn’t work out and we want to end it.” The assets are fought over (unless there’s a pre-nup), etc. An annulment, however, is basically saying, “this was never a marriage to begin with, and we’d like you to undo it, and to have our financial situations be as similar to what they were when we went into the marriage.” So basically no one takes money from the other person. It’s just….undoing the marriage. But there needs to be a GOOD REASON for it, I’ll explain that later. But legally, you weren’t married. It’s something religious people that don’t believe in divorce do. Some religions say you literally CAN NOT divorce. But if you get married and find out your husband is gay 2 weeks later, what do you do? Stay married for 20 years to a gay dude? No… you get an annulment. And the church is OK with that.
Initially Kim filed for divorce because she didn’t think they met the criteria for an annulment. Under California law, someone can only annul a marriage if there’s proof of impotency, incest, bigamy, unsound mind, misrepresentation, force, or fraud. Basically, someone duped you. It wasn’t that there were problems in the marriage. There were problems you weren’t aware of BEFORE you got married. But you have to be able to prove that. Kim didn’t think they met any of those reasons, so she filed for divorce.
After filing, Kim got all the backlash because everyone thought she didn’t give her marriage a chance. She wrote a blog explaining her reasoning and said the wedding was like “a fast roller coaster. …I got caught up in the hoopla and the filming of the TV show.” She also said she had doubts before the wedding and shouldn’t have gone through with it. So…basically… that’s misrepresentation. Which is a reason to get an annulment. She didn’t want to marry him, but did it anyway because of a TV show.
Kris Humphries is now using that as ammo to get an annulment. He’s basically saying she used him as a pawn for her reality show. And it was real to him, but not to her. Which…. I agree with that 100%.
I actually thought when I first read her blog explaining why she left, ‘Holy crap, I can’t believe she just said that,” because it was so hurtful and I felt like even if she THOUGHT that, she shouldn’t admit it to people because it’s JUST SO MEAN. Oh, you didn’t want to marry me, but you did anyway? Thanks for considering my feelings. Remember, this was Kris’ FIRST marriage. He’s a religious dude. He doesn’t believe in divorce…. it was really wrong of her to do that. It’s Kim’s SECOND marriage. And second divorce. Obviously it’s not as important to her. And she didn’t consider Kris’ feelings for a second when she wrote that blog.
I finally got around to watching the first episode of Kourtney and Kim take New York last night, and man…. that was dumb. I’m still waiting for Kris to do anything wrong. The tabloids (AKA the Kardashians planting stories) keep saying, “Ohhh he’s so terrible to her, you’ll see why she left him, blah blah blah, he called her fat.” HE DID NOT CALL HER FAT. He jokingly said she ate too much wedding cake when he was lifting her up and throwing her on the bed to kiss her while they were laughing and joking around with each other. Yeah, he was totally calling her fat. (It was actually adorable.)
My mom is sooo into this story, it’s hilarious. She’s Team Humphries all the way. She was like, “If your dad came home to a naked man in our living room doing yoga………………………..” and didn’t have to say anything more. I think these girls forget that there’s more to life than creating a funny 20 minutes that will be stretched into an episode of their show. Yes, it was funny. Yes, it was entertaining. But was is respectful to your new husband? No. Is it worth fighting with someone because you know it’ll make good TV? No.
It doesn’t surprise me that their marriage failed so quickly. They’ve never lived together. They’re supposed to be newlyweds. Newlyweds don’t live with another couple and a BABY. A crazy baby. A baby that wakes you up at 7 AM, playing outside your bedroom door. Like, seriously? No wonder it didn’t work. That was so, so rude.
I just feel really bad for Kris. No matter how the show portrays him, no matter how they edit him to look bad, I really feel for him. I hope he wins the annulment and people hold this AND the sex tape against Kim for the rest of her career. Now she’ll have two things people constantly bring up about her.
But, for the record, I still love Kourtney. And I still love Khloe. and I still love Bruce. I love their whole family, I just hate Kim. And of course I’ll still watch the shows. SUE ME.