Khloe Kardashian’s second baby was conceived via surrogate BEFORE she knew he fathered another child
SPARKING ROMANCE RUMORS: September, 2016
Khloe and Tristan were spotted on multiple occasions spending ‘quality time together’ and enjoying a steamy and romantic getaway together in San Lucas, Mexico over the Labor Day weekend.
Following their seemingly successful vacation, the pair made their first public outing together at pal Flo Rida’s birthday party in Miami.
TRISTAN BECOMES A DAD: December 12, 2016
While Khloe and Tristan’s romance was just heating up, the NBA player became a father for the first time.
He welcomed son, Prince Oliver Thompson, into the world with his ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig.
Rumors have continued to circulate that Tristan and Khloe first met when he was still dating Jordan.
PURE HAPPINESS: August, 2017
Khloe told Mail On Sunday nearly one year since they started dating that she was in the ‘best relationship ever’.
‘I’m in the best relationship I’ve ever been in and it doesn’t take a ring for me to feel that way.’
‘My boyfriend is very protective of me. Feeling loved and validated and secure is a huge thing. Tristan is protective of my entire family, which is beautiful.’
KHLOE’S PREGNANT: December 20, 2017
After rumors continued to circulate, Khloe finally confirmed on December 20, 2017, that she was in fact expecting her first child with her boyfriend of one-year.
‘My greatest dream realized! We are having a baby! I had been waiting and wondering but God had a plan all along. He knew what He was doing. I simply had to trust in Him and be patient. I still at times can’t believe that our love created life!,’ she began the lengthy monochrome post.
‘Tristan, thank you for loving me the way that you do! Thank you for treating me like a Queen! Thank you for making me feel beautiful at all stages! Tristan, most of all, Thank you for making me a MOMMY!!! You have made this experience even more magical than I could have envisioned! I will never forget how wonderful you’ve been to me during this time! Thank you for making me so happy my love!’
Khloe continued to gush over her excitement – sharing the news moments before she appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Baby on the way: After rumors continued to circulate, Khloe confirmed on December 20, 2017, that she was in fact expecting her first child with her boyfriend of one-year
IT’S A GIRL! March 4, 2018
Season 14 finale of Keeping Up With The Kardashians saw the beauty find out her first born would be a daughter.
‘You’re lying! I don’t feel like I’m having a girl. I’m, like, in a state of shock,’ she said when her sister Kylie Jenner told her the news.
Khloe went on to say that regardless of the baby’s gender she and Tristan would love the tot dearly, adding: ‘She’ll be so cute.’
PRE-BABY SCANDAL: April 10, 2018
Out nesting in Cleveland in Tristan’s home, the first of various cheating scandals emerged – just two days before she gave birth.
In pictures and videos obtained by Daily Mail, the athlete was seen kissing another woman in a New York City club.
That same day, TMZ also released older content from October 2017 of the star making out and touching some other females whilst in a hookah lounge in Washington D.C.
Youngest sister, Kylie Jenner, was the one to break the news to Khloe.
At the point the news broke, mom Kris Jenner, sister Kim Kardashian and Khloe’s doctor jumped on a private plane to be with the star.
KHLOE AND TRISTAN WELCOME A BABY GIRL: April 12, 2018
Despite the drama and intense tension between the family members, Tristan was in the delivery room when Khloe gave birth.
A source told Us Weekly at the time that Khloe was ‘shell-shocked and beside herself’ when she learnt about the cheating scandal.
TRUE THOMPSON: April 16, 2018
While Khloe continued to not acknowledge the cheating scandal, she revealed four days after the birth that she had named her daughter, True.
‘Our little girl, True Thompson, has completely stolen our hearts and we are overwhelmed with LOVE,’ she wrote.
‘Such a blessing to welcome this angel into the family! Mommy and Daddy loooooove you True!’
STAYING WITH TRISTAN: June, 2018
While fans continued to bombard Khloe with questions on while she was still with Tristan, she finally hit out at a Twitter user.
‘You have no knowledge of what goes on in our household or the enormous rebuilding this takes to even coexist,’ she wrote.
‘I’m proud of my strength. I appreciate your opinion and I hope you hold that same opinion to everyone else who has stayed in situations.’
Bundle of joy: Despite the drama and intense tension between the family members, Tristan was in the delivery room when Khloe gave birth to True in April 2018
FAMILY VACATION: June, 2018
To the surprise of many, Khloe and Tristan appeared to be more back on than ever during a couple’s retreat with sister Kendall and her on-and-off beau, Ben Simmons.
Khloe and Tristan returned to their happy place, Mexico, where pictures saw them laughing, drinking and enjoying a lot of PDA whilst in the hot tub and on the beach.
CHEATING PART THREE: September 26, 2018
Tristan was allegedly at it once again when he stepped out into an LA nightclub.
While Khloe and True spent the night at home, the basketball player was seen ‘touching a random girl’s butt’.
‘Tristan and a girl were chatting and flirting throughout the night. They were very touchy-feely. He had his hand on her butt,’ reported an insider to Us Weekly.
THANKSGIVING AS A FAMILY OF 3: November 22, 2018
Despite rumors the pair had split for good, with Khloe now permanently living in LA and Tristan mostly in Cleveland, the beauty and True headed off to spend Thanksgiving with him.
‘Happy thanksgiving from my family to yours #GiveThanks #blessed’
And it wasn’t long before Khloe hit out at a fan that tensions between the Kardashian/Jenner siblings was the reason she fled to Ohio.
‘Y’all are reaching now,’ she tweeted on November 23. ‘I’ve spent the past 3years in Cleveland for Thanksgiving … 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.’
IT’S OVER: February 19, 2019
With Khloe back to posting her cryptic quotes on Instagram, fans were quick to suspect things had once again gone pair shaped between in the romance department.
It was reported that Khloe spent Valentine’s Day alone with Tristan allegedly flirting up a storm with other women in a Los Angeles bar.
TMZ then reports that Tristan ‘cheated on Khloe’ with none other than sister Kylie’s best friend, Jordyn Woods.
While hosting a party at his LA home, Tristan was seen locking lips with the 21-year-old, according to sources who spoke to Hollywood Unlocked.
‘Thompson and Woods were all over each other, and, it wasn’t just “friendly,”‘ the party attendee divulged.
Still together: To the surprise of many, Khloe and Tristan appeared to be back on in July 2018 a few months after the birth of True and the cheating scandal
TRISTAN’S PATERNITY TEST: January 2020
Tristan is accused of fathering a child with model Kimberly Alexander, who claims he is the dad of her five-year-old son
Sources close to the NBA star say the he did have a one-night stand with Kimberly but around 2011-2012, which does not match up with the age of her son
The NBA star takes a paternity test, which comes out negative, but Kimberley claims the lab falsified the results on account of its Kardashian connection.
In May, Tristan files a libel lawsuit against Kimberly after she continues to insist he is the father.
The filing describes Alexander as a ‘wannabe social media influencer and pornographic model/performer who is so desperate to achieve her fifteen minutes of fame that she recently fabricated a false claim that NBA star/Cleveland Cavaliers center/power forward Thompson is the father of her nearly five-year-old son,’ according to People.
LOCKED DOWN TOGETHER: March 2020
Amid the global coronavirus pandemic, Khloe and Tristan decided to isolate together at her California mansion so that they can co-parent, True.
However, Khloe denied they reconciled after posting an Instagram with True captioned: ‘The only thing I need you to remember is how much your daddy and I love you!’
Asked by a fan, ‘Does this mean there [sic] back together’, Khloe replied: ‘It means her parents love her beyond measure.’
STAYING SINGLE: April 7, 2010
Khloe revealed she has no desire to date again after splitting from Tristan and has been single for a year.
Speaking to mum Kris on KUWTK, she said: ‘I have friends that are like, “I wanna hook you up with someone,” and I just don’t care.
‘I’m focused on myself and True and like, that’s just what I do. Who knows, maybe I’ll never date again.’
BABY NUMBER TWO? April 24, 2020
Khloe admits she is considering having another baby with Tristan, despite the fact they are separated.
An episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashian saw Tristan reveal he is ‘on board’ with being a sperm donor after the reality star freezes her eggs.
In a confessional, Khloé admitted: ‘I have no idea what my future holds with Tristan and I, but I really feel a lot better knowing, ”Ok, I have five embryos in a freezer. If I want to use them, I have them there”.’
Is she the reason for the split? It’s reported that Tristan ‘cheats on Khloe’ with none other than sister Kylie’s best friend, Jordyn Woods
GETTING COSY: June 10, 2020
Khloe and Tristan put on a ‘very cosy’ display at a mutual friend’s birthday party, but sources claim they are not together.
In a video obtained by TMZ, the pair are seen standing next to one another with their arms around each other while singing and filming the birthday celebration
A SECRET ENGAGEMENT? June 29, 2020
Khloe sparked engagement rumors with Tristan after sporting a ‘huge rock on her ring finger’.
Khloe posted photos from her 36th birthday party wearing a massive pear-shaped diamond with fans immediately flooding the comments to ask if Tristan had popped the question.
However, a source later told UsWeekly that they are ‘not engaged.’
The reality star celebrated her birthday with a small gathering of family and close friends, where she ‘acted like were back together,’ with Tristan, an insider told People.
BACK ON: July 1, 2020
After living together in lockdown, Khloe and Tristan are ‘giving their relationship another try,’ a source tells People.
They add: ‘Tristan is working hard to prove himself and has been a great dad to True’, which appears to have swayed Khloe into giving him another chance.
Thankful: After living together in lockdown, Khloe and Tristan are ‘giving their relationship another try,’
MOVING IN TOGETHER? August 14, 2020
It is reported the couple are eyeing homes in Los Angeles to move into together.
‘Despite Khloé trying to keep their relationship more private, she is very much with Tristan. And she is incredibly happy,’ a source told People.
‘They are looking for a house together in L.A. to start fresh.’
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TRISTAN! March 13, 2021
Tristan celebrates his 30th birthday with the Kardashians, and receives sweet tributes from Khloe, Kris Jenner, and Kim Kardashian in honor of his special day.
‘Thank you for showing me everything you said you would. For the father you are. For the best friend I have in you. I’m thankful that I can do absolutely nothing with you and it feels like everything,’ Khloe posted on Instagram.
FINDING A SURROGATE: May 2021
Khloe discussed attempting to find a surrogate for her second child on an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
‘A few months ago, Tristan and I made embryos, and during that time I was also told that I would not be smart if I carried my second pregnancy, I would be high risk and to explore surrogacy options, so Tristan and I have decided that’s what we’re going to do,’ Khloe said on the show. ‘I have a surrogate agent who is, you know, sort of filtering through who they think might be the best fit for me and my family.’
‘It is a big commitment and you want to find the right fit, but we got this new chapter, we’ve got this together, we’re a team,’ Tristan said.
Happy birthday! The Kardashians celebrated Tristan’s 30th birthday earlier this year
TRISTAN ACCUSED OF CHEATING AGAIN: April 2021
Model Sydney Chase claimed she had ‘hooked up’ with Tristan behind Khloe’s back. In a video posted by Hollywood Unlocked, a group of women talked about the basketball player, with Chase claiming she allegedly had a sexual experience with him in January of this year and alleged that he told her he was single.
Tristan denied the claim and threatened to sue Sydney.
PATERNITY CLAIMS: May 2021
Kimberly Alexander claimed Tristan fathered her son. A paternity test determined the child was not his, however Kimberly alleged the results were falsified by the lab due to their connection with the Kardashian-Jenner family.
Tristan subsequently launched a $100,000 libel suit against Alexander for continuing to claim he fathered her child.
Kimberly then admitted to faking a direction message from Khloe, and the reality star threatened to sue her.
REBUILDING TRUST: June 2021
Khloe addressed her relationship during the Kardashian reunion, where she said she regained trust with Tristan after seeing all the effort her put into getting back with her.
‘I mean, I definitely trust him as a friend and all those things… What I need to find out, everything comes my way. I just need to trust and focus on today and go day by day. I can’t worry too much about everything else.
‘I know the growth and the work that he’s done. I know all the help that he’s got, and the constant efforts that he makes every single day, and how hard he fought to get back with me currently. I don’t understand why someone would go through all that if they weren’t really serious.’
‘I know the growth and the work that he’s done’: Khloe addressed her relationship with Tristan during the recent Kardashian reunion
RAISING EYEBROWS AT A BEL-AIR BASH: June 18, 2021
DailyMail.com revealed Tristan was spotted disappearing into a bedroom with three women during a Bel Air birthday party, and emerged 30 minutes later ‘disheveled.’
Sources exclusively told DailyMail.com that Tristan headed straight for the bar after arriving at the party just after midnight and did a round of ultra-luxurious Deleon tequila shots while swigging Moet champagne before repeatedly grabbing the bottom of a female guest.
Two hours later he was seen heading to a bedroom at the mansion with three women and a male friend. He emerged 30 minutes later with his dark red shirt crumbled and looking like a ‘mess’ and returned to the bar.
Lawyers for the basketball player have since denied the claims.
CALLING IT QUITS YET AGAIN: June 21, 2021
Just hours after the DailyMail.com story, it was reported that the couple had already split up once again.
Sources said the couple broke up ‘a couple of weeks ago’ after the duo had been seen putting on a united front with their daughter days earlier.
A source claimed to PageSix on Monday that the couple’s break up was amicable and they are concentrating on raising their daughter together.
The insider said: ‘They’re getting along. There is no drama. Everything is amicable and they are on the same page with co-parenting.’
Splitsville: It was reported the couple split up once again hours after the DailyMail.com story
ANOTHER BOMBSHELL REVELATION: December 2021
Maralee Nichols, 31, a fitness model, gave birth to a son on December 1 and claimed the child had been conceived while celebrating the NBA pro’s birthday in Houston in March 2021.
At that time, Tristan and Khloe, who have had an on/off relationship plagued by allegations of his infidelity, were said to have been back together.
Court documents obtained in December first revealed that Nichols was suing Thompson for child support as well as for reimbursement of medical expenses and pregnancy-related costs.
Tristan filed a gag order request in December saying Nichols’ ‘intention all along [was] to try to achieve some sort of notoriety and gain for herself in this lawsuit’ by accusing him of fathering a third child.
Nichols broke her silence on her relationship with Thompson in conversation with E! News where she spoke about not knowing he was in a relationship with Khloe, not wanting a romantic relationship with him and discussed the paternity lawsuit.
Latest addition: Maralee Nichols, a fitness model, gave birth to a son on December 1 and claimed the father was Tristan, he confirmed parternity in January 2022
AN APOLOGY: January 3, 2021
Tristan admitted that he fathered a child with Nichols after undergoing a paternity test.
The serial cheater, 30, took to his Instagram Story to confirm the news, writing: ‘Today paternity test results reveal that I fathered a child with Maralee Nichols.’
He added a groveling apology to Khloe, writing: ‘You don’t deserve this. 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.’
Taking responsibility: On January 3, Tristan took to his Instagram to admit that he had fathered his third child with a third woman as he wrote: ‘Today paternity test results reveal that I fathered a child with Maralee Nichols’
‘Khloe you don’t deserve this. You don’t deserve the heartache and humiliation’ he said in a groveling apology
MOVING ON: January 22, 2022
Just weeks after admitting to fathering a secret love child behind Khloe’s back, Tristan was captured getting cozy with a female bar patron in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
In a video shared to TikTok, the NBA player could be seen hanging at a table while a mystery woman appeared to be sitting on his lap.
TikTok user Tricia Caracoza, who’d captured the footage, claimed Tristan and his Sacramento Kings teammates had rolled up to the bar after their game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, January 22
Moving on? Just weeks after admitting to fathering a secret love child behind Khloe’s back, Tristan was captured getting cozy with a female bar patron in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In a video shared to TikTok, the NBA player could be seen hanging at a table while a mystery woman appeared to be sitting on his lap
SHRINKING CURVES: February 1, 2022
While weathering Tristan’s latest scandal, Khloe took to Instagram to confirm that she’d lost weight during the three month ordeal.
She shared a before-and-after photo of her back which had become more defined after working hard in the gym with French-born personal trainer Joël Bouraïma.
Shrinking: While weathering Tristan’s latest scandal, Khloe took to Instagram to confirm that she’d lost weight during the three month ordeal
ADDRESSING THE MATTER: March 2022
Khloe confirmed to Variety that she would address Tristan’s paternity scandal during the first season of her family’s Hulu series The Kardashians.
Although she will touch on the heartbreaking subject, Khloe noted that it will be done respectfully.
‘It will be addressed on the show. We try as a family to protect the privacy of our partners or significant others, since they didn’t really sign up for this; we did,’ she explained to the outlet.
‘But if something is really public like this was, it would be strange if Tristan was a part of the show and then all of a sudden he disappears and we don’t ever talk about it.’
Khloe confirmed to Variety that she would address Tristan’s paternity scandal during the first season of her family’s Hulu series The Kardashians. Although she will touch on the heartbreaking subject, Khloe noted that it will be done respectfully
‘COMPLICATED’: March 2022
Ahead of the series’ April 14 premiere date, Hulu released a teaser trailer for the Kardashians, which featured a scene between Khloe and Tristan.
In it, Khloe described her relationship with the 31-year-old as ‘complicated’
‘Tristan and I are complicated,’ Khloe says in a voiceover during a scene in which she is seen playing chess with Tristan and their daughter True Thompson
In another scene, Khloe is seen having a heart-to-heart with Tristan as she tells him that ‘trust takes time.’
‘Tristan and I are complicated,’ Khloe says in a voiceover during a scene in which she is seen playing chess with Tristan and their daughter True Thompson
In another scene, Khloe is seen having a heart-to-heart with Tristan as she tells him that ‘trust takes time’
NOT FOR HER: April 6, 2022
Khloe spoke publicly about Tristan’s character during an ABC News special episode with her family.
She called him a ‘great guy’ and ‘great dad’, but admitted that he’s ‘not the guy for me.’
Khloe stressed to interviewer Robin Roberts that she and her sisters all ‘want to be happy’ and ‘feel safe’ in their romantic relationships.
Khloe spoke publicly about Tristan’s character during an ABC News special episode with her family. She called him a ‘great guy’ and ‘great dad’, but admitted that he’s ‘not the guy for me’
KIM’S HARD TASK: April 13, 2022
On the premiere episode of The Kardashians, Khloe revealed that it was her older sister Kim Kardashian who first revealed that to her that Tristan had been hit with a paternity suit.
The difficult disclosure was even more uncomfortable, as she shared that Kim broke the news while she was on camera for their new Disney+ reality series The Kardashians.
The 37-year-old reality star admitted that ‘it was hard’ to learn the news of Tristan’s latest infidelity while cameras were capturing her every move.
Khloe also revealed that Tristan was ‘determined’ to rekindle their romance but that she had her reservations given his many cheating scandals.
On the premiere episode of The Kardashians, Khloe revealed that it was her older sister Kim Kardashian who first revealed that to her that Tristan had been hit with a paternity suit; Kim seen in 2018
NUMB TO THE PAIN: April 19, 2022
In an interview with USA Today, Khloe admitted that she felt ‘numb’ after learning gut-wrenching news.
‘That was hard,’ she told USA Today. ‘I think the first time [Tristan cheated] it was either Kendall or Kylie that called me. Now it’s good old Kim.’
Khloe said she’s now ‘become numb’ to the pain, but that it doesn’t ‘make things any easier’ on her.
‘When you’re hurt so many times — your reactions, your responses to the same thing happening over and over again — there is a numbing sensation to it,’ the mother-of-one confessed.
Numb: In an interview with USA Today, Khloe admitted that she felt ‘numb’ after learning gut-wrenching news
CALM BEFORE THE STORM: May 19, 2022
During an episode of The Kardashians that aired in mid-May, Khloe and Tristan appeared very much an item.
In the episode, which was filmed prior to news breaking about the paternity scandal, Tristan joked with Khloe that she’d ‘never leave’ him.
In another moment, Khloe reassured Tristan that he’d always be family and that the Kardashian-Jenner clan is like the mob.
During an episode of The Kardashians that aired in mid-May, Khloe and Tristan appeared very much an item
In the episode, which was filmed prior to news breaking about the paternity scandal, Tristan joked with Khloe that she’d ‘never leave’ him
ON THE DEFENSE: May 24, 2022
During an interview with the Dear Media podcast Not Skinny But Not Fat with Amanda Hirsch, Khloe revealed that has ‘no drama’ with Tristan and that he has ‘so many good sides’ that few people get to see.
During an interview with the Dear Media podcast Not Skinny But Not Fat with Amanda Hirsch, Khloe revealed that has ‘no drama’ with Tristan and that he has ‘so many good sides’ that few people get to see
REUNITED FOR FATHER’S DAY: June 18, 2022
One day ahead of Father’s Day, Khloe and Tristan reunited in Calabasas to attend their daughter’s dance recital.
After the recital, the trio grabbed a pre-Father’s Day lunch at Sagebrush Cantina and Saloon with Khloe’s mother Kris Jenner, as well as Khloe’s nieces Dream, Chicago and nephew Psalm.
Also joining the lunch was Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott, and grandma MJ.
One day ahead of Father’s Day, Khloe and Tristan reunited in Calabasas to attend their daughter’s dance recital. After the recital, the trio grabbed a pre-Father’s Day lunch at Sagebrush Cantina and Saloon with Khloe’s mother Kris Jenner, as well as Khloe’s nieces Dream, Chicago and nephew Psalm
REKINDLED ROMANCE: June 27, 2022
Khloe sparked speculation that she may have rekindled her tumultuous romance with Tristan after tagging him on a post shared to her Instagram Story.
She’d tagged the basketball player in a photo showcasing the flowers he’d sent her for her recent 38th birthday.
However, Khloe went on to delete the post before re-uploading it without the Tristan Thompson tag.
Khloe sparked speculation that she may have rekindled her tumultuous romance with Tristan after tagging him on a post shared to her Instagram Story. She’d tagged the basketball player in a photo showcasing the flowers he’d sent her for her recent 38th birthday
BABY #2: July 13, 2022
A rep for Khloe confirmed to DailyMail.com that the reality star is expecting her second child with Tristan via surrogate.
The Good American founder’s representative revealed that the baby was conceived in November before news of Tristan’s cheating scandal broke.
‘We can confirm True will have a sibling who was conceived in November,’ the statement began. ‘Khloe is incredibly grateful to the extraordinary surrogate for such a beautiful blessing. We’d like to ask for kindness and privacy so that Khloe can focus on her family.’
Despite recent rumblings that Khloe and Tristan had reconciled, a source close to the family stated that the pair are ‘not back together’ and ‘haven’t spoken to one another since December outside of co-parenting matters.’
Baby on the way: A rep for Khloe confirmed to DailyMail.com that the reality star is expecting her second child with Tristan via surrogate. The Good American founder’s representative revealed that the baby was conceived in November before news of Tristan’s cheating scandal broke; Tristan and Khloe pictured with daughter True