It's being reported that Kris Humphries, 26 , wants the pre-nuptial contract voided on the grounds that the couple were never married.
And according to Radar Online, this is because it contains a confidentiality confidentiality clause that prohibits either one from discussing intimate details of the relationship to the media.
Story to be told: Kris Humphries is said to want the prenup voided so he can discuss his relationship with Kim Kardashian
Radar's report has a source maintaining that Kris just wants the truth to out, but Kim's stable at E! suggest he may have a more mercenary motive.
They quote family law expert Lisa Helfend Meyer, a senior partner at Meyer Olson & Lowry, as saying: 'If they were never married, then the prenup wouldn't be in effect and there would be no confidentiality.
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While a source tells Radar: 'The confidentiality aspect of the prenup is extensive and was created just in case things went bad, neither Kim nor Kris could discuss their relationship to the media.
They continue: 'Kris is getting excellent legal advice. If the judge annuls the marriage, they were never legally married, and the prenup at that point is really moot.
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'The gloves are off, Kris won't be a doormat anymore.'
As for Kim, she's still hoping against fading hope for an amicable split.
A source told E!: 'The whole thing has been extremely difficult, as you can imagine. And she wants to be as respectful