There's a good chance that if Kim Kardashian's sex tape with former boyfriend Ray J never saw the light of day, the Kardashian empire wouldn't exist.
In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, the 31-year-old reality star even admitted that her sex tape "definitely introduced" her to the world, which makes the accusations of her soon-to-be ex-husband, Kris Humphries, more shocking.
According to TMZ, the 26-year-old NBA player trashed Kim and her entire family in conversations and text messages to his former girlfriend of the past five months, Myla Sinanaj -- and even accused family matriarch Kris Jenner of telling Kim to shoot her sex tape, but then instructing her to re-shoot it because Jenner didn't think the first one was "pretty enough."
Earlier this week, Kim's lawyers subpoenaed Humphries' former girlfriend, and sources tell TMZ that Sinanaj has plenty to say about what the Brooklyn Nets forward told her regarding his relationship with Kim.
Sinanaj could play a huge role in what has become a very messy divorce, as sources say she has numerous text messages in which Humphries told her he wants to get the divorce over with quickly so they can be together, and makes specific note that he has "moved on" from Kim.
These texts could be particularly troublesome for Humphries, who is trying to make the case that he was duped into marrying Kardashian and believes the entire marriage was a fraud.
Humphries has maintained that he was truly in love with Kim, and would likely benefit from appearing as heartbroken as possible during the upcoming court proceedings -- but these text messages have changed all that.
Humphries' lawyers have seemingly gone to great lengths to discredit Sinanaj, which only makes any information she stands to offer seem that much more damaging.
Sources also told TMZ that Humphries' accusations about the sex tape being staged are false, and especially "delusional" because Kim refused to talk about the tape with him, making it clear that she had put the past behind her.