After weeks of hypothesis, Tristan Thompson confirmed rumors that he’s the daddy of Maralee Nichols’ new child child. Nichols filed a lawsuit towards the Sacramento Kings basketball participant final month, suing him for “little one help and different pregnancy-related charges,” in accordance with Elle Magazine.
According to People Magazine, Thompson initially denied the paternity allegation put forth by Nichols, however after a DNA check proved he’s the child’s father, he took to Instagram to handle the scenario.
“Today, paternity check outcomes reveal that I fathered a toddler with Maralee Nichols. I take full accountability for my actions. Now that paternity has been established, I sit up for amicably elevating our son,” Thompson wrote in a January 3 Instagram story, Seventeen Magazine reported.
He additionally took the chance to apologize to long run girlfriend, Khloé Kardashian. He wrote in an Instagram story, “Khloe, you do not deserve the heartache and humiliation I’ve induced you. You do not deserve the way in which I’ve handled you over time. My actions actually haven’t lined up with the way in which I view you. I’ve the utmost respect and love for you. Regardless of what you would possibly suppose. Again, I’m so extremely sorry.”
Maralee Nichols’ Publicist Speaks Out
Maralee Nichols’ publicist spoke solely to Page Six concerning the paternity lawsuit in January 2022.
“There was by no means any doubt that Tristan Thompson was the daddy of Maralee Nichols’ child,” she advised Page Six. “Tristan made quite a few false and defamatory statements and declarations about Maralee over the previous few months, and she or he is taking his contrite assertion as we speak within the context of all of these different statements.”
Court paperwork solely obtained by the Daily Mail a month previous to Thompson’s confession allege that the NBA star admitted to having a sexual relationship with the previous private coach.
Khloe Kardashian has but to answer Tristan’s assertion publicly.
Tristan Cheated on Khloé in 2018
This is not the primary time Tristan has been caught dishonest on Khloé Kardashian. In 2018, dishonest rumors started to flow into after footage of Thompson hanging out with a thriller brunette in New York was posted on-line, in accordance with the Daily Mail. The footage captured by different club-goers exhibits the NBA star kissing an unidentified girl at PH-D Lounge, a rooftop bar in Manhattan, the Daily Mail reported. Khloé Kardashian was pregnant with Thompson’s child on the time.
Khloé broke issues off with Tristan after the information broke, however the couple ultimately reconciled, solely to face dishonest rumors once more the next 12 months.
In February 2019, Tristan made headlines after he was seen kissing Kylie Jenner’s finest pal Jordyn Woods at a celebration, in accordance with Us Weekly.
A supply near the Kardashians advised Us Weekly in 2019 that Khloé felt “so betrayed,” by Tristan’s actions.
“This time it hurts much more as a result of the one that it was with is somebody who is aware of very a lot what Khloe has gone by way of up to now 12 months,” the supply advised Us Weekly. “Jordyn is like a part of the household.”
The Kardashian household minimize ties with Woods after the scandal, however that would not be the final time Thompson was accused of being untrue to the TV character.