Keep it fresh? Khloé Kardashian he wants his ex Tristan Thompson and the mother of her presumed third child, Maralee Nichols, to reach an agreement in private and prioritize their alleged child if it happens to be the father, tells a source exclusively Lifestyle.
“Khloé hopes that Tristan and Maralee understand their coparenting duties in private if he is the father,” the insider says. “She hopes they do theirs [alleged] little priority is that Tristan and Maralee put everything else aside and focus on what’s best for them [alleged] son … The last thing Khloé wants to do is add more fuel to the fire for all the drama surrounding Tristan and [Maralee]. “
While the first Keeping up with the Kardashians the 37-year-old star “isn’t trying to get involved” or “trying to advise Tristan or Maralee”, Khloé feels “relieved by Maralee’s statement.”
“She hopes [Maralee’s words are] sincere because the last thing anyone needs is the mother spreading gossip or misinformation, “adds the source.
Nichols, 31, gave a lengthy statement to Us Weekly regarding the matter, insisting that she intended to keep her pregnancy as “private and peaceful as possible”. She also explained how she and the 30-year-old NBA player met but didn’t know she was having an affair with Kardashian at the time.
“I met Tristan in 2020 at a party at her home in Encino, California,” the fitness model said on Friday, Dec.17. “He told me he was single and co-parent. I would never have been involved with Tristan if I thought he was having an affair.”
He also pointed out alleged discrepancies in his statements about how they spent time together.
“I agreed to meet him in Houston at a private party on March 12,” Nichols added. “I’ve never driven a Maserati to meet Tristan, as he claimed. It was never even in my vehicle. I used an Uber or was driven by friends that weekend. Houston was one of the many nights we spent together. Shortly after his birthday weekend in Houston, Tristan invited me to visit him in Boston. “
Nichols later explained that he informed Thompson of her pregnancy face-to-face in North Carolina and claimed that he did not contribute financially to her pregnancy.
“I paid 100% for my son’s expenses,” said the former personal trainer. “I didn’t ask for money from Tristan, nor did I accept any money that was offered to me.”
All in all, Nichols says he “never sought media attention” for his situation and wishes he “didn’t even have to send this statement.”