Khloe Kardashian and her ex Tristan Thompson are expecting a baby via surrogacy, according to a statement from the couple. The Hollywood Reporter claims that Kim Kardashian and Chicago Bulls forward Tristan Thompson are expecting their second child.
‘True’ was born to the couple in April of this year.” We can confirm True will have a sibling who was conceived in November,” a Kardashian representative said in a statement. “To the exceptional surrogate, Khloe owes a debt of gratitude for such a precious gift. We’d appreciate your consideration and discretion so that Khloe can devote her time and attention to her family.”
Khloe and Tristan’s Relationship Timeline
August: TMZ published images of Kardashian with the NBA star leaving Hollywood’s Bootsy Bellows nightclub. In an episode of “Keeping up with the Kardashians,” Khloe Kardashian stated that Thompson was brought to a group meal by a mutual acquaintance who hoped he’d get along with the reality star.
October: For Halloween, Kardashian shared an image of the two dressed as Marvel superheroes respectively.
Malika Haqq, a close friend of Kim Kardashian’s, also told People that the couple’s relationship was off to a good start. “He’s really nice to her,” Haqq told the publication. “He’s the coolest guy in the world — and you know, Khloe’s always loved basketball.”
The fact that Kardashian was frequently photographed in Cleveland during this time period only served to fuel rumors that she and Thompson were dating.
January: The honeymoon period between Thompson and Kardashian lasted into the new year. According to People, Kardashian described her connection with Scott as “very normal” in a now-deleted blog post.
“It’s such a great feeling that I have my happy back! It’s from a genuine place and the most peaceful place I’ve been in for longer than I can even remember,” “I think when you’re in love you definitely feel happy and healthy too. I like that my relationship is very normal and doesn’t need to be so publicized all the time.” Kardashian wrote.
August: In spite of the fact that her and Thompson‘s romance was still going strong, Kim Kardashian stated that she would not be getting married anytime soon. “I’m in the best relationship I’ve ever been in and it doesn’t take a ring for me to feel that way,” Kardashian to the Daily Mail.
September: “I believe in marriage and would like to get married again, but I don’t know when. People believe that marriage equals happiness for several reasons. A dysfunctional marriage is a common problem.”
Kardashian and Thompson were expecting their first child together in September, according to various sources. However, it wasn’t until December that Kardashian revealed she was pregnant.
April: The Daily Mail posted a video of a man kissing a woman on a New York rooftop lounge a few days before Kardashian was due. In a follow-up shot, he was seen leaving a hotel with the same lady.
TMZ subsequently released a video that claimed to show Thompson kissing two other women at a hookah lounge earlier this month.
True Thompson was born on April 12th, 2018, to Kim and Kanye Kardashian. Because of Thompson’s apparent infidelity, she went on to explain why the birth went forward with him in attendance.
“Regardless of what Tristan did to me, I was never going to take that moment away from True or Tristan. She should not be punished for his actions. He is her father and they both deserve to love one another as deeply as they possibly can,” She penned a message.
Despite the fact that Thanksgiving fell during the NBA season, Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson were able to spend the holiday together in Cleveland.
Y’all are reaching now. I’ve spent the past 3years in Cleveland for Thanksgiving. Not sure why people are trying to create drama between my family and I. My sisters and I are perfectly fine thank you! All of their families were able to travel but TT being in season, he can not
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) November 24, 2018
February: After Thompson and Kardashian’s date night in January, they went unnoticed. According to People, insiders say that Kim Kardashian is a victim of extortion “She and True “spend very little time in Cleveland, where Tristan is,” and she “barely talks about [Thompson].” [Kardashian] carries herself as though she were a single mother.”
The following day, Thompson surprised Kardashian with a bouquet of red roses for Valentine’s Day, which she proudly displayed on her Instagram account. According to Radar, Thompson was spotted at a Sherman Oaks dive bar, where he was supposedly flirting with ladies and posing for pictures.
March: A claim by TMZ stated that Thompson hooked up with Kylie Jenner‘s best friend Jordyn Woods at an after-party at his place. By making a series of cryptic Instagram posts about treachery, Kardashian appeared to confirm the news. Commented on Instagram: “Strong facts.” Her best friend HakQ was one of the first to respond.
Kardashian and Thompson had clearly called it quits on their relationship by this point. He admitted to meeting Thompson at her house, but only for a fleeting kiss as she was leaving, on Jada Pinkett Smith’s “Red Table Talk.”
On Twitter, Kardashian instantly responded, writing, “You are the reason my family broke up! Thank you so much for your support!”
Later, she tweeted the following: “It’s not Tristan’s fault, but Tristan is the biological father of my child. No matter what happens to me, I will never do that to my daughter. He’s been dealing with it secretly.”
Why are you lying @jordynwoods ?? If you’re going to try and save yourself by going public, INSTEAD OF CALLING ME PRIVATELY TO APOLOGIZE FIRST, at least be HONEST about your story. BTW, You ARE the reason my family broke up!
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) March 1, 2019
May: In the same “Divorce Sucks” interview, Kim Kardashian revealed that her primary goal now is raising True and that she’s not interested in dating anyone at the moment.
“Khloe is fantastic. Her grief seemed to have subsided, and she now appears to be in a better mood. However, much as she wished for Tristan to change, she now appears to have come to terms with the fact that she is much happier without him. Everyone is pleased to see her in a better mood “a source tells People.
December: According to Woods, she plans to take a lie detector exam in order to establish that she didn’t have an affair with Thompson. Smith claimed that Woods had taken a “forensic polygraphist” test performed by someone with “more than 25 years of experience in criminal and civil investigations”
According to the model, Thompson never had sex with her. The polygrapher concluded she was telling the truth after reviewing her answers.
April: On her birthday, Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson shared a series of pictures of their daughter.
“Happy birthday my sweet TuTu!! You are all of my unforgettable memories of the past few years, the precious magical moments of the present, and the promise of a happy future. You are literally my entire world! I can’t believe you are TWO!! You make my life complete and I can’t wait to have forever with you!!! Until the end of time; I love you, my sweet girl,” Kardashian wrote.
A preview for an episode of “KUWTK” shows Kardashian discussing the possibility of asking Thompson to be her sperm donor for a second child with her sisters.
“If you can create embryos and do all the DNA testing, I do think that’s the smarter choice. But it’s weird because Tristan and I, we’re not together,” Kardashian said. She went on, saying “I feel like he would have to sign legal paperwork that he would just be my sperm donor. What if in three years, I get married to someone and I’m like, ‘You know what? I don’t want that.'”
June: Thompson celebrated Kardashian’s 36th birthday by taking a selfie with her and their daughter, True, on a trampoline.
“He added, “I appreciate how I am able to learn from and grow because of you. I’m wise enough now to recognize that you came into my life to show me just what it takes to be an outstanding person. The lovely and kind lady you are to everyone, especially our daughter True, is a gift from God to me.”
She “deserves the world,” the NBA player wrote.
August: Several sources claim that the on-again, off-again pair has rekindled their romance. “She loves having him around. He has the best relationship with True,” a source told People. “And he has been amazing to Khloe too. They are very much together and Khloe is beyond happy.”
The insider said that Thompson and Kardashian have been living in a self-imposed exile during the pandemic in order to care for their child, True, together.
According to a source, “They have been living in a bit of a bubble and Khloe enjoys it,” adding, “She hopes that Tristan has changed though so they can continue to be together as a family. “
April: Fan’s attention was more focused on the big diamond she wore on her ring finger than on a picture of her multicolored nails. The Kardashians’ new Hulu show “The Kardashians” shows that Thompson and Kardashian were back together and in couples therapy throughout 2021, according to the show’s clips.
While dispelling engagement rumors, it also proves that they were untrue. When Kris Jenner mentions Thompson’s wish to be married in episode nine, Thompson’s demeanor is a little more restrained.
December: According to court records obtained by The Daily Mail, Thompson cheated on Kardashian with Nichols. On December 1st, Nichols gave birth to a baby girl and revealed that Thompson was the father. She sued him for child support and “pregnancy-related fees” even though he initially denied the paternity of the child.
Thompson and Nichols met in December 2020, according to court filings. According to the NBA star, they were only “sporadically” together from December 2020 to March 2021, and they never had a “real, continuous relationship.”
April: When asked about Thompson’s newest infidelity incident by ABC News, the founder of the Good American Foundation appeared to seal the door on any reconciliation.
When asked about her feelings for Tristan, Kardashian told “Fantastic Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts, “I felt extremely comfortable at the beginning, and I felt really good for a period”. “I still think he’s a great guy and he’s a great dad, he’s just not the guy for me,” she added.
July: According to a spokesman for Kardashian, True has a sister who was conceived in November. “Khloé is profoundly grateful to the surrogate mother who provided such a wonderful gift. It is our hope that Khloe will be given the privacy and respect she needs in order to focus on her family.”
Prior to the news of Thompson’s paternity issue breaking in December, the couple had already conceived their second child. According to an insider, Kardashian and Thompson haven’t communicated since December “outside of parenting matters” and aren’t getting back together.