Yes, Kim Kardashian‘s engagement ring is huge and no, we’re not that surprised to hear that she and Kris Humphries are engaged after 7 or so months of dating. To get himself prepared for the proposal, Humphries call on one of Kardashian’s besties, Jonathan Cheban for some advice. “I actually knew way before Kim, and kind of everybody else almost,” Cheban told E!. “I was actually coming off an airplane…Kris called me and said, “I think I want to ask Kim to marry me.’” Kardashian and Humphries made their way to Monaco last weekend after the good news broke. There, the attended Amber Lounge Fashion at Le Meridien Hotel Friday night.
Read on for more about Kim Kardashian’s engagement, including her deal with People Magazine.
The engagement news was released last week, and the couple appeared on the cover of People Magazine, a deal that earned Kim $300,000. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Kardashian girls have made a huge chunk of change exlusively selling their news to certain publications. Khloe sold her wedding photos to OK! for just under $300,000 and Kourtney sold her her pregnancy news (in a package that included the announcement, the sex of the baby, the birth and post-baby body pictures) for around the same amount to Life & Style.
THR reports that sales of Kim’s People issue underperformed, but fear not. There’s a wedding to make money off of! TMZ reports that Kim will change her last name to Humphries once she marries her New Jersey Nets beau. Kris Jenner thinks this is a bad idea, telling Popeater,”I don’t think she should take his name and be Kim Humphries … She needs to be Kim Kardashian because she’s worked so hard to get where she is.”