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Kanye West received 'sneaky' subpoena

Updated: 2012-08-16 16:43
( Agencies)
Kanye West received 'sneaky' subpoena

Kris Humphries' legal team hid a subpoena in a delivery box for Kanye West.

Lawyers acting for the basketball star and his estranged wife Kim Kardashian appeared in court today (15.08.12) as part of ongoing divorce proceedings and the reality TV star's lawyer Laura Wasser revealed the ploy to the judge.

According to the lawyer, Kris' representatives tried to serve the subpoena to the rapper by putting it into a box from department store Nortstrom and having it sent to his girlfriend Kim's house.

Ms. Wasser also complained that her client has already racked up a $250,000 bill in attorney's fees yet it is unclear what Kris - who is seeking an annulment as he claims the couple's 72-day marriage was a fraud - is trying to achieve in dragging out the proceedings.

She added that there was evidence to confirm reports that Kris and his legal team want to put reality TV on trial, noting they had also served Kim's mother and manager Kris Jenner with a subpoena as well as NBC Universal and Bunim/Murray, which produces the Kardashian reality shows.

Kris' lawyer Marshall Waller told the court he wants to prove the marriage, which took place in August 2011, was a fraud which Kim wanted to boost her reality show and said he wants to be armed with more information about the programme before taking the brunette beauty's deposition.

Ms. Wasser then asked why it is important to get an annulment but Mr. Waller did not answer.

Kim's representative stated that she intends to get Kris to pay every penny of Kim's attorney's fees.

On her way out of court, Ms. Wasser said told TMZ: "We're just moving forward. My client just wants to be divorced."

Neither Kim nor Kris was in court today.