Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' Courtship and 72-Day Marriage

Take a look back at the reality star's whirlwind courtship and short-lived marriage to NBA player Kris Humphries.

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    Kim: The Marriage Is Over! Well, that was fast. After just 72 days of marriage to NBA player Kris Humphries, reality queen Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce. The entire courtship, dominated by magazine covers, over-the-top displays of wealth and constant headlines, may seem like it went on forever, but the entire courtship to wedding to divorce lasted less than a year. Take a look back at Kim and Kris' lightning courtship and even faster divorce. Click here for more photos of Kim and Kris from X17 Online
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    December: Kim and Kris Begin Dating Late last year, after being linked to several male celebrities like Kanye West and Gabriel Aubry, Kim Kardashian seemed to find love with NJ Nets Power Forward Kris Humphries. Kardashian began appearing at several Nets games and soon the gossip world was abuzz with the budding romance. Seen here in January, the couple was often spied shopping and running errands together. Click here for more photos of Kim and Kris from X17 Online
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    Spring: Kim and Kris Show Off Their Love By the spring, images of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries holding hands and showing off became staples in the celebrity gossip world. The two began chronicling their relationship on episodes of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," including a family trip to Bora Bora for her parents' 20-year anniversary. (X17 Online) Click here for more photos of Kim and Kris from X17 Online
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    June: Kim and Kris Engaged! By June, the couple landed the cover of People magazine with the bombshell announcement that they were engaged. Humphries gave his new fiance a 20.5 carat diamond, worth $2 million (at the time, he was earning an estimated $3 million, annually). Their engagement party also reportedly included a pony at Kardashian's mother's home. Almost immediately, the backlash began against the lavish displays of wealth, with critics slamming Kardashian's extremely expensive ring. (People)
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    June and July: Wedding Planning Kardashian was anything but subtle while planning her wedding, documenting every single moment of it for a special on the E! network, called "Kim's Fairytale Wedding." Here, she shops for the perfect wedding cake with her mother, Kris Jenner. (X17 Online) Click here for more photos of Kim and Kris from X17 Online
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    August: The Wedding Day Arrives On August 20, Kardashian and Humphries wed in a black-and-white-themed wedding in Montecito, California. The nuptials reportedly cost upwards of $10 million, with Kardashian wearing three different wedding dresses (one for the ceremony, another for the first dance and a final dress for the reception alone). (X17 Online) Click here for more photos of Kim and Kris from X17 Online
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    Big Wedding Brings Big Money Kardashian reportedly sold the rights to her wedding photos and footage to People magazine and the E! Network for a cool $17 million. During the special, which aired on E! earlier this month, Humphries complained that he felt Kardashian was interested only in the wedding planning and that he was just plugged in as a figure in the process. Kardashian reportedly said she wanted to make her wedding bigger than the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton. (People)
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    The Honeymoon The couple jetted off to Italy after their wedding ceremony for a quick, PDA-filled honeymoon. (X17 Online) Click here for more photos of Kim and Kris from X17 Online
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    Honeymoon Photos Not missing a chance to cash in, Kardashian and Humphries sold their honeymoon photo albums to Us magazine. She later complained that they were not afforded any privacy on their romantic Italian getaway, calling the marriage and honeymoon "not ideal." (Us Magazine)
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    The Rumors Begin Almost immediately, the couple began to be plagued by rumors that the marriage was doomed before it could begin. In the weeks leading up to their divorce, there were countless headlines of infidelity, jealousy, fake plans, fights and even Kim scouting the perfect basketball player groom before taking up with Humphries. (Star)
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    Brave Faces Still, in spite of the rumors, Kardashian and Humphries posed for photos together during public outings. Here, the couple is seen on Oct. 18, just days before they would announce their split. (X17 Online) Click here for more photos of Kim and Kris from X17 Online
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    Kris Cheating Rumors On October 21, while celebrating Kim's birthday in Las Vegas, Kris Humphries was snapped allegedly flirting with women while his wife partied away. Humphries has adamantly denied any rumors of infidelity. (X17 Online) Click here for more photos of Kim and Kris from X17 Online
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    The Marriage Is Over! On Monday October 31, just 72 days into the marriage Kim Kardashian filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. In a statement to FOX411, she said, "After careful consideration, I have decided to end my marriage. I hope everyone understands this was not an easy decision. I had hoped this marriage was forever but sometimes things don't work out as planned. We remain friends and wish each other the best."   Humphries, for his part, is reportedly trying to fight for his marriage, telling TMZ he will do whatever she wants to make it work. Stay tuned... (X17 Online) Click here for more Kim and Kris photos from X17 Online  
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