Kardashian sues secret-leaker claiming to be her ex-publicist

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Kim Kardashian's sure keeping the courts busy these days.

The 31-year-old reality star, who recently filed for divorce from husband Kris Humphries, has filed arbitration papers against a man who says he's her former publicist with a lawsuit for $200,000.

CNN has confirmed that Kardashian filed the arbitration on Friday against Jonathan Jaxson, a fellow who's been making the media rounds saying that Kardashian has a history of crafting situations for cameras and publicity.

Jaxson says he did PR work with Kim when she was still in a relationship with Reggie Bush, and told the radio program Elvis Duran and the Morning Show last week that he recalls Kim staging a fake proposal from her then beau, Bush.

He also said on HLN's Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell, "I knew what her life was going to become, eventually, we all had it planned it out for her, and she kind of had it planned out for herself."

Kim is fighting back, with her lawyer telling CNN that Jaxson was never Kim's publicist. According to her lawyer, she's seeking a minimum of $200,000 in damages as well as an injunction.

Jaxson tells CNN in a statement, "First and foremost I have not received any legal documents pertaining to the alleged suit that was conveniently leaked to TMZ before the filing has been made public. 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."

Jaxson is also promoting his book, Don't You Know Who I Am Yet?, and he clarifies in his statement that it's not about the Kardashian family.

"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 says. "Kim was a client and someone I worked behind the scenes with on far more than what was on TMZ. I have all the proof and I feel there is no need to further justify this. The photos, videos, audio, and everything else speak for itself and prove who is lying here."

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