A fresh serving of humble pie is what NBA basketball star Tristan Thompson had to swallow when paternity test results came in, confirming him as the biological father of Maralee Nichols‘ first child.
Tristan Thompson confirmed as Maralee Nichols baby daddy
Following a messy court tug of war between the two ex-lovers, on Monday, Nichols was vindicated when it was determined that Thompson had inseminated the personal trainer from Texas around April 2021 in California, as she had vehemently claimed in court.
Initially, the Sacramento Kings’ star had maintained that, if it was his child, then conception must have taken place on 31 March 2021, at his birthday party that was held in Houston, TX, which, by the way, was not attended by his then-girlfriend and baby momma Khloe Kardashian.
While the latter was in her feelings, posting hearty tributes to her boyfriend, he was in a steamy sexcapade with Nichols. Thompson’s bid to have the court declare the date of conception on his birthday is crucial in his bid to have Nichols’ child support case heard in Texas, where monetary requests are capped.
Instead, it seems Nichols was correct in her assertion that the ex-lovers who arranged their discreet sex adventures on SnapChat, conceived their child in April 2021, during one of her trips to California.
Nichols gave birth to her child on 1 December 2021.
Thompson issues public apology to Khloe Kardashian
With nowhere else to turn, Thompson took to social media to publicly address the ongoing scandal involving Nichols. The basketball star conceded that as per the paternity test results, he is the biological father of Nichols’ baby.
I take full responsibility for my actions. Now that paternity has been established I look forward to amicably raising our son,” he wrote.
To Khloe, Thompson admitted she did not deserve the public smearing she inherited from his promiscuity.
“You don’t deserve the heartache and humiliation I have caused you. You don’t deserve the way I have treated you over the years. My actions certainly have not lined up with the way I view you. I have the utmost respect and love for you. Regardless of what you may think. Again, I am so incredibly sorry,” he added.
No response, direct or subliminal, has come from Khloe, who has used her time on social media to promote her business ventures and her family’s upcoming reality TV premiere of The Kardashians.