Kim Kardashian’s ex-husband, who was the most hated NBA star before LeBron James, before he was ‘naive’ in marriage: ‘He was brutal’

In 2011, Kim Kardashian’s ex-husband, Kris Humphries, was voted “the most hated NBA star” before LeBron James. At the time Humphries was playing for the New Jersey Nets and James was playing for the Miami Heat.

The basketball star once opened up about his professional and personal life. He revealed that his football career was about to end when he was traded to the New Jersey Nets. However, he gained some momentum through his defensive work and had the support of head coach Avery Johnson.


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And he finally started figuring things out, finding his feet in the NBA. But things changed faster than expected.

Kris Humphries opens

humphreys books, “Then I met a girl who was really famous, got married, and…. damn. Listen, I should have known what I was up to. I was definitely naive about how much my life had changed. But the only thing that really bothers me is when people say my marriage was fake “.

The NBA veteran admitted that he was naive, but said that their relationship was 100% real. He also said it was hard when he found out that the marriage wasn’t going to work out. Humphries said it was embarrassing to go through something like this. Especially when it was public because of its popularity. He said, “But when it’s publicly displayed, in front of the world, it’s a whole other level. It was brutal.”

Humphries and Kim Kardashian started dating in 2010. The couple then engaged in May 2011 and tied the knot in August 2011. However, the marriage did not last long. After 72 days of marriage, Kim Kardashian shockingly filed for divorce.

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Finally, in 2013, after a long battle, they settled on a divorce. Several media outlets reported that the marriage was fake and was a publicity stunt.

LeBron James voted the most hated player behind Humphreys


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According to a survey by Nielsen and E-Poll Market Research that appeared on, LeBron James ranked second behind Kris Humphries. James’ move from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Heat was one of the most hated and criticized moves in the NBA. After not being able to win a title with the Cavs for 7 seasons, LeBron decided to transfer his talents to South Beach.

Fans around the world scrutinized this move to form an amazing team with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Caves fans were outraged, burning LeBron James’ shirts. However, it helped James get his first ever championship in 2012. The Heat then successfully defended their ring in 2013.


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On the other hand, Humphries did not gain many fans due to his public divorce from Kim Kardashian.

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