Wedding bells could be ringing much sooner than May 24 for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- legally speaking, anyway.
TMZ reported that the couple is set to marry privately this week before their ceremony next month in Paris. Sources told the website that the couple already obtained a confidential marriage license, which protects all the personal information on the license from the public.
According to the website, Kardashian and West won't even have to appear publicly at a court house to exchange vows; an official from the court will perform a private ceremony at their home.
Kardashian's rep declined to comment when asked about the couple's wedding plans, however, if the couple were to privately marry in advance, that would solve any legal issues they were rumored to be facing. Allegedly, their plans to wed in Paris were not in accordance with French law, which requires a strict 40-day residency prior to the occasion.
Meanwhile, the big event, thought to be set for May 24, will include multiple costume changes for Kardashian and a guest list that really shouldn't be described as intimate.
"People are probably assuming we're going to have this massive wedding, and I think it will be -- but intimate," Kardashian told Vogue. "Two hundred people -- just all of our closest friends -- a special night for us and all the people that really love us and that have supported us."