(LOS ANGELES) -- Kris Humphries does not want to divorce Kim Kardashian. He wants their marriage to be annulled instead.
People magazine reports the NBA player filed court documents Wednesday seeking an annulment of the couple's brief marriage. Humphries cites "fraud" as the reason for his request. Some critics of the Kardashian family have speculated that the marriage was a publicity stunt -- one that generated tens of millions of dollars for the blushing bride who ended the relationship 72 days after the wedding.
There were rumors last month that Humphries was refusing to sign divorce papers. His filing indicates that he will seek a legal separation if his request for an annulment is rejected.
The 31-year-old Kardashian filed for divorce from the 26-year-old Humphries on Oct. 31.
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