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You may have seen Jonathan Jaxson making the rounds last week, calling Kim Kardashian's 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries a sham.
"It was obvious that it was staged...There were contracts already in place for E! to film it. Everything was written down," he insisted on Good Day L.A., where he claimed to have worked for Kardashian from 2007 to 2009.
Discounting the fact that both Kardashian and E! already issued statements denying the wedding wasn't legit, there have been questions as to whether Jaxson really was a "former publicist" for Kardashian.
But there's no question he's a thorn in her side. Now, with Kardashian preparing legal action over his remarks, Jaxson talked to E! News about the nature of his business relationship with Kim.
Jaxson—who claims to have had not only Kardashian as a client but also such pop stars as Backstreet Boys, O-Town and Mya—says he has yet to be served in response to his comments regarding her divorce.
"First and foremost I have received no legal documents pertaining to this information that was conveniently leaked to [the press]," Jaxson tells E! News. "My opinions regarding her wedding and divorce were just my personal opinions as a commentator at the media's request because of my previous working relationship with her."
If only that settled the matter.
The multihyphenate reality star didn't take kindly to Jaxson shooting off about things that she says he knows nothing about—namely her ill-fated union with the basketball pro. According to sources close to Kardashian, Kim only knew him in passing, briefly hiring him to handle an issue with the gossip site MediaTakeOut.
So Kim hired high-powered celebrity attorney Marty Singer to sue Jackson for damages in excess of $200,000 for defaming her name and rep.
"Mr. Jaxson sought to get his 15 minutes of fame to promote his alleged book by falsely stating he was Kim's publicist. Mr. Jaxson was never Ms. Kardashian's publicist," Singer tells E! News. "In fact, in March 2007, Jaxson apologized in writing to Kim for referring to himself as her publicist. My client is exercising her legal rights and remedies just as anyone else would do under these circumstances."
According to Jaxson, however, the remarks he made to reporters about Kardashian's wedding have been truthful and only came about after he was asked while doing the media rounds for his (aptly titled) tome, Don't You Know Who I Am Yet.
"My book isn't a book about the Kardashians," he adds. "It chronicles one's 15-minutes of fame, and I am very candid about my work in Hollywood and those I worked with and those I met along the way as a former Hollywood publicist."
Jaxson also insists he never misled anybody about his association with her, which lasted from 2007 to 2009, and he claims he never signed any confidentiality agreement.
"Kim was a client and someone I worked behind the scenes...I have all the proof and I feel there is no need to further justify this.," he says.
Jaxson has since posted documents that purport to show a March 2007 agreement between the two, as well as pictures of the pair at various events, videos and snippets from various radio interviews.