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Kim Kardashian: "I married for love"

TV personality Kim Kardashian arrives at a launch party in West Hollywood, Calif. Getty Images

(CBS) The Kardashian-Humphries love affair: real or not? That's the question on skeptics' minds this week. Now, Kim Kardashian is trying to clear up any rumors that her marriage to NBA player Kris Humphries was a complete sham.

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In a long message to fans, Kardashian insists she tied the knot for love and denies that she made millions of dollars off the wedding, which aired as a TV special on E!

"First and foremost, I married for love," she wrote. "I can't believe I even have to defend this. I would not have spent so much time on something just for a TV show!"

As for raking in big bucks for the wedding, Kardashian completely denies the rumors. "There are also reports that I made millions of dollars off of the wedding," she explained. "These reports are simply not true and it makes me so sad to have to even clarify this." Kardashian says she plans to "donate the money for all the gifts to the Dream Foundation."

Kardashian revealed that she's trying to avoid the negative media reports surrounding her divorce, adding, "Everyone that knows me knows that I'm a hopeless romantic! I love with all of my heart and soul. I want a family and babies and a real life so badly that maybe I rushed in to something too soon."

The attention surrounding the hyped TV wedding may have gotten to Kardashian. "I got caught up with the hoopla and the filming of the TV show that when I probably should have ended my relationship, I didn't know how to and didn't want to disappoint a lot of people," she admitted.

Kardashian announced Monday that she was filing for divorce just 72 days after getting hitched.

She's currently in Australia for the launch of the Kardashian Kollection Australian handbag line.

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