Kris Humphries Asking For $7 Million From Kim Kardashian (Report)

Kris Humphries announces his brand endorsements at the Trump SoHo, New York City, on November 17, 2011 -- Getty Images

Could Kim Kardashian be on the verge of an ugly, public divorce battle?

According to TMZ, the reality star's estranged husband, New Jersey Nets star Kris Humphries, is asking for $7 million to quietly -- and officially -- end their 72-day marriage.

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Sources for the website reportedly claim the NBA player has given Kim an ultimatum - either hand over the dough or head into a public trial.

Kim's lawyers have reportedly told Kris and his lawyer to "pound sand" regarding the seven-figure request, TMZ reports, as community property from a 72-day marriage would not add to up to anywhere near $7 million.

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Additionally, Kim and Kris reportedly signed an "iron-clad" prenuptial agreement prior to their wedding, which would put the kybosh on the 31-year-old beauty having to shell out such a large sum, according to the site.

A rep for Kris was not immediately available for comment on the reported monetary request when contacted by Access Hollywood on Saturday.

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