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Kris Humphries' father says Kim Kardashian's divorce filing after just 72 days of marriage came as a complete shock and his son found out the news through reports in the media.
"There was never a discussion about it -- it just came out of nowhere and blindsided Kris," William Humphries tells the new issue of Life & Style, on newsstands now. "How could someone do that? Kris was completely surprised. The news was already published before he found out!"
While a rep for Kardashian has insisted that Kris knew the divorce was coming, his father said he has been heartbroken. "He's hurting, but we're here for him. It's nice that he's here [in Minnesota] with family during this time.
William adds: "It's not a nice situation. No matter how you look at it, he's going through a divorce."