Kim Kardashian and Kanye West threaten to sue former bodyguard for 'spreading and selling fake stories'

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Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are considering legal action after their former bodyguard, Steve Stanulis, went to the press to talk about his alleged experiences working for the power couple.

"The West Family will no longer tolerate the spreading and selling of fake stories in an desperate, transparent and shameless attempt for publicity at their expense," a spokesperson for Kim and Kanye tells ET said in a statement. "This sad, parasitic maniac has violated every basic human tent of decency with his story of lies. As such, the Wests will explore all legal means at their disposal to silence this nonsense."

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Stanulis, a former Staten Island police officer, has said that Kanye fired him after he spoke to his wife about the hold-up to get to the Met Gala. "I had no intention on hitting on Kim Kardashian," Sanulis told the Daily Mail. "I am happily married. I got enough problems in the world and three young kids, so that was not my intent."

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American reality-show star Kim Kardashian gets into a classic car next to her husband, rap singer Kanye West and their daughter North West in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, May 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
American reality-show star Kim Kardashian, her husband, rap singer Kanye West, and their daughter North West get into a classic American car in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, May 5, 2016. West, Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family have become the latest celebrities to visit Havana. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
American reality-show star Kim Kardashian gets into a classic car, followed by her husband, rap singer Kanye West and their daughter North West in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, May 5, 2016. West, Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family have become the latest celebrities to visit Havana. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
American reality-show star Kim Kardashian takes a selfie as she rides on a classic car next to her husband, rap singer Kanye West in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. West, Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family have become the latest celebrities to visit Havana. They visited Havanaâs Museum of Rum Wednesday, stepping out of a hot-pink antique American convertible as they snapped selfies and were recorded by a television crew following them around.(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
CORRRECTS NAME OF KANYE WEST - American reality-show star Kim Kardashian West and her husband, rap superstar, Kanye West ride on a classic car in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. West, Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family have become the latest celebrities to visit Havana. They visited Havanaâs Museum of Rum Wednesday, stepping out of a hot-pink antique American convertible as they snapped selfies and were recorded by a television crew following them around. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
American reality-show star Kim Kardashian wipes her daughter's face, North West, as she rides in a classic American car with her husband, rap singer Kanye West in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, May 5, 2016. West, Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family have become the latest celebrities to visit Havana. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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A source close to the situation tells ET that the bodyguard -- who is also an aspiring actor and former Chippendales dancer-- was never fired nor was he hired on as a full-time employee. The source says Stanulis was only brought on when additional security was needed in New York for Kim and Kanye, and there was never any drama.

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According to the source, the bodyguard is in breach of his non-disclosure agreement and is liable for millions.

ET has reached out to Stanulis for comment.

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