Working it out. Tristan Thompson has reportedly settled his paternity lawsuit with Maralee Nichols, with whom he shares 12-month-old son Theo.
The NBA participant, 31, can pay the health mannequin $9,500 per 30 days in youngster assist, in keeping with a Friday, December 16, report from TMZ. The previous Boston Celtics ahead additionally coated a few of Nichols’ authorized charges.
Nichols reportedly nonetheless has sole custody of the toddler, who celebrated his 1st birthday earlier this month. In response to the outlet, the duo will work out a visitation schedule at a later date.
In December 2021, information broke that Nichols was suing Thompson for youngster assist. Days later, Us Weekly completely confirmed that Nichols gave delivery after claiming she and the athlete had an affair in March 2021.
When information of the paternity go well with broke, Thompson was secretly again along with Khloé Kardashian, whom he’d dated on and off since 2016. The Canada native and the fact star, 38, had additionally conceived a second youngster collectively, which followers discovered in July. The previous couple — who additionally share daughter True, 4 — welcomed their son in August.
One month after Nichols’ go well with was made public, Thompson confirmed that he’s the daddy of Theo and publicly apologized to Kardashian. “Khloé, you don’t deserve this,” he wrote through Instagram in January. “You don’t deserve the heartache and humiliation I’ve prompted you. You don’t deserve the best way I’ve handled you over time. My actions definitely haven’t lined up with the best way I view you. I’ve the utmost respect and love for you. No matter what you might suppose. Once more, I’m so extremely sorry.”
Throughout a June episode of The Kardashians, the Good American cofounder claimed that she discovered about Thompson’s paternity go well with when the general public did. In a single scene, her sister Kim Kardashian known as her to alert her of the lawsuit. “What? What the f–ok is that this?” Khloé mentioned earlier than telling the Egocentric writer, 42, she wasn’t conscious of the authorized state of affairs. “No. What the f–ok. Oh, my God. This can’t be taking place.”
In a confessional interview, Khloé added: “I discover out what Tristan is doing with the remainder of the world. A courtesy can be not doing it. However fantastic, if you happen to do it, you aren’t even going to present me a f–king heads-up earlier than the remainder of the world? It’s simply a further slap in my face. It’s humiliating. I’m embarrassed.”