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Tristan Thompson baby news – Khloe Kardashian’s ex ‘texted baby mama Maralee Nichols he was retiring from NBA’

TRISTAN Thompson is now facing a paternity suit, and he allegedly told personal trainer Maralee Nichols that he is retiring from the NBA once the season is over.

Nichols claims she conceived a child with Khloe Kardashian's-then boyfriend on his 30th birthday.

According to text messages included in the lawsuit, Thompson said he would not "be involved at all" and that Nichols would not get much money from him because of his plans to retire from the football league.

The NBA player already shares a son Prince, four, with his ex Jordan Craig, and his daughter True, with Khloe Kardashian.

Nichols gave birth on December 2nd.

At the time, Tristan was said to be "still dating" Khloe, 37, according to the outlet.

Read our Tristan Thompson live blog for the latest news and updates...

  • WHO IS MARALEE NICHOLS?

    Maralee is known to be a personal trainer by profession hailing from Texas.

    Her lawsuit states that she is suing Tristan for child support, as well as reimbursement for medical expenses and other pregnancy-related expenses.

    In her lawsuit, she has also requested funds to cater for expenses related to their son’s care after his birth.

    Despite Maralee’s claims, Tristan has requested a paternity test after the child’s birth, to be able to take full responsibility for the child’s expenses.

  • TRISTAN WANTED KIDS TO ‘BE CLOSE’

    Khloe Kardashian’s baby daddy Tristan Thompson takes his son and daughter on a ‘daddy day’ once a month with the hopes they will grow up “to be close.”

    The Sacramento Kings player has been working to get back in his baby mama Khloe’s good graces after their split this past June.

    Tristan, 30, takes his son Prince, 4, with ex Jordan Craig, and True, three, on playdates “once a month,” a source has revealed to The Sun.

    The insider claimed: “I think it’s like, once a month, Tristan takes the two kids for a ‘Daddy day.’ He wants them to be close as they grow up and to be able to spend time with both kids together.

    “It doesn’t always work out with schedules, but that’s the plan.”

  • KHLOE AND KYLIE WERE PREGNANT AT SAME TIME

    Khloe was pregnant with True at the same time Kylie Jenner was pregnant with her first child, Stormi Webster.

    Stormi was born a few months before True, on February 1, 2018.

    Their cousin, Chicago West, was born the same year on January 15, 2018.

    The three of them are reportedly close friends.

  • GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH FAMILY

    Despite their strained relationship, Tristan has remained on good terms with the rest of the family, and he even called family matriarch Kris Jenner his "momma" on her birthday.

    Last month, Tristan took to his Instagram Story to celebrate Kris.

    Alongside a throwback photo of the momager posing in between Tristan and Khloe, 37, at an event, the NBA player wrote: “Happy birthday Momma Kris @KrisJenner.

    “I love you soo much. May God continue to bless you each and every day.”

    Tristan concluded the sweet message with a praying emoji and a red heart emoji.

  • KHLOE HAD PLANNED TO EXPAND FAMILY WITH TRISTAN

    Before their last break-up, Khloe had revealed plans to expand her family with Tristan and had even undergone an embryo-making procedure.

    At the time, she explained: “We realized that my eggs aren’t strong enough to be frozen. They should be mixed immediately with sperm to make embryos. So I actually have made embryos.

    “And then, with Covid, finding this whole fertility process, if you do need assistance in fertility, it’s much more challenging during Covid.”

  • KHLOE AND TRISTAN TIMELINE RELEASED

    Here’s a timeline of their romance and subsequent break-up:

    • On Halloween 2016 the pair were more open with their budding relationship and put on a racy display on social media when they partied together.
    • They officially confirmed their relationship shortly after Khloe’s divorce from husband Lamar Odom had finally been settled at the end of 2016.
    • She confirmed her pregnancy with his child in 2017.
    • And on April 12, she gave birth to a baby girl with Tristan by her side.
    • On April 16, Khloe revealed she had called her baby True.
    • On May 10, 2018, Tristan talked about his baby daughter for the first time.
    • On February 21, 2019 it was reported that they had split up after he “made-out” with Jordyn Wood.
    • On October 2020, Khloe revealed on Keeping Up With the Kardashians that she had coronavirus and Tristan was caring for True meanwhile she was recovering.
    • On March 13, 2020, Khloe shared a picture of her, Tristan, and True on Instagram wishing him a happy birthday, insisting that “they came out even stronger” than they were before their cheating scandal.
    • June 18, 2021, Tristan allegedly gets caught entering a room with three women at a Bel Air birthday party, to which he implied denying after rumors surfaced on the internet.
    • August 29, 2021, Tristan and Khloe attended the 35th birthday bash for Savannah Brinson together.
    • September 13, 2021, Tristan posts photo amid rumors Khloe Kardashian was named “too C-List” for the Met Gala, captioning it “More love, less hate” and holding an 818 tequila bottle, Kendall Jenner‘s brand
    • October 6, 2021, a source shares that Tristan is allegedly “begging” for Khloe to take him back
    • October 26, 2021, Tristan posts a photo of his kids, True and Prince, and Khloe comments
  • HOW LONG HAS TRISTAN THOMPSON BEEN IN THE NBA?

    After playing one season of college basketball, Tristan was drafted in the NBA in 2011.

    He played with the Cavaliers and won a championship with the team in 2016 against the Golden State Warriors, before leaving the team in 2019 to join the Celtics.

  • MORE TRISTAN JOKES ON TWITTER

  • POPULAR MEME CIRCULATING TWITTER

    A popular video depicts Tristan's response to Khloe asking him not to cheat:

    "I'm not going to, so quit asking."

  • DOES TRUE HAVE SIBLINGS?

    Tristan Thompson has a son, Prince, with his ex-girlfriend, Jordan Craig.

    Prince is True’s half-brother, and is four years old.

    On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, Tristan posted a series of photos featuring the half-siblings. Fans reacted in shock at how old the pair look.

    Along with the photos, Tristan wrote:

    “Let me love you a little more, before you are not so little anymore #MyEverything❤️❤️”.

    Khloe commented on the photo, adding:

    “They are so beautiful and sweet!!!! So so blessed!!! What angels! ❤️”.

  • TRUE NAMED AFTER KHLOE’S FAMILY

    True was named after members of Khloe’s family.

    In a tweet from Kris Jenner on the same day, True’s grandmother wrote: “I’m so excited to welcome my precious little granddaughter True!!! FUN FACT… my Grandfather’s name on my Dad’s side was True Otis Houghton….my real Dad’s name was Robert True Houghton…so i am so excited Khloe named her daughter True!!! #lovebug #familytradition #family”.

    Khloe’s sister, Kim Kardashian, is reportedly True’s legal guardian.

  • HOW OLD IS TRUE THOMPSON?

    Born on April 12, 2018, True Thompson is three years old.

    True was born in Cleveland, Ohio, at the Hillcrest Hospital.

    Khloe announced the name of her daughter in an Instagram post on April 16, 2018. The reality star wrote:

    “Our little girl, True Thompson, has completely stolen our hearts and we are overwhelmed with LOVE. Such a blessing to welcome this angel into the family! Mommy and Daddy loooooove you True!"

  • TRISTAN MAKES STATEMENT, CONTINUED

    The professional basketball player continued: "We did not drink at my hotel room and Petitioner was not drunk. After we had sexual intercourse, Petitioner specifically asked me if she could spend the night because it was my 'special birthday' as she called it.

    "I told her I had to get up early in the morning but she said it would not be an issue for her. After we had sexual intercourse, we went to bed.

    'We were both naked sleeping with one another. Before I left the hotel, we had sexual intercourse again in the morning," he claimed.

  • TRISTAN MAKES STATEMENT

    Tristan's own account said: "When we got to my hotel room, we immediately had sexual intercourse. Petitioner [Nichols] initiated our sexual contact and never objected to our having sexual intercourse.

    "She was very awake and conscious and did not exhibit any signs that she was other than a willing participant in our sexual activities."

  • WHAT IS TRISTAN THOMPSON'S NET WORTH?

    The NBA star is worth an estimated $45million.

    He reportedly earns a $18million annual salary from the Boston Celtics.

    When Tristan played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, he had a four-year contract for nearly $17million. His contract with the team was extended to $82million from 2015 to 2019.

  • WHEN DID MARALEE ALLEGEDLY BECOME PREGNANT?

    According to the DailyMail, Maralee alleges the baby was conceived in March 2021 in Houston, Texas.

    Tristan was in town celebrating his 30th birthday at the time.

    He was also publicly dating Khloe Kardashian.

  • TRISTAN'S INSTAGRAM

    Tristan has not posted to his Instagram feed since November 13 amidst the rumors of his alleged child with Maralee.

    Khloe reacted to the photo of Tristan, wearing a sweater and sunglasses, with multiple fire emojis.

  • KHLOE'S INSTAGRAM STORY, CONTINUED

    "One thing you should never do?," the quote continues.

    "Never spend your time trying to prove to anybody that you're great, your actions will speak for themselves and we only have limited time on this earth, don't waste it.

    "If someone doesn't see your light, don't worry.

    "Like moths, good people are attracted to flame and to light, and they will come."

  • KHLOE'S INSTAGRAM STORY

    On December 4, Khloe posted a quote about "life advice" to her Instagram Story.

    "Be kind even when you're tired," it reads in part.

    "Be understanding even when you're angry.

    "Do more than you're asked, and don't ask for anything in return.

    "Don't silently expect anything either."

  • WHAT IS KHLOE KARDASHIAN’S NET WORTH?

    The star has an estimated worth of $50million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

    She reportedly earned a $15million salary while starring in the 20 seasons of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, and is the third richest Kardashian sister.

    Kim became a billionaire and Kourtney is the second richest, with a net worth of $65million.

  • WHAT IS THE HISTORY BETWEEN TRISTAN THOMPSON AND MARALEE NICHOLS?

    Maralee Nichols alleges that her and Tristan Thompson began seeing each other while he was still in a relationship with Khloe Kardashian.

    Tristan claims to have only been intimate with Maralee on one occasion in March of 2021, which was his 30th birthday in Houston, Texas.

  • ‘BABY MAMA ALLEGATIONS’

    The mother of Tristan's alleged newborn allegedly “drove him to the event in her Maserati sportscar” before they headed back to his hotel where she “had a special birthday surprise” for the athlete.

    Tristan claimed he knew the encounter would be sex, though he asserted that was the only time they were “intimate.”

    However, Maralee’s lawyers have countered the statement, saying their affair began “five months” prior to birthday evening.

    They added that the Texas native “traveled to California on multiple occasions” and continued to see the father of two “after she got pregnant.”

  • SPLIT DUE TO CHEATING?

    Reflecting on rumors that the pair split due to Tristan’s infidelity, the source shared: “When their last drama happened, Khloe told him she didn’t think it was a good idea for True to grow up with a father who was so disrespectful to women.

    “Tristan does want a family, and he wants a bigger family. He’s been begging Khloe to take him back and to make it official.

    “He’s told her he’s going to prove it to her that he can do it and so he’s sworn that he’ll not go near any other girls for six months before he asks her again.”

    After noting that the six months will be up around New Year’s Eve, the informant concluded: “She’s made it clear that if he can do that, then she’ll welcome him with open arms.

    “But if he can’t, then he’s gone for good.”

  • KHLOE AND TRISTAN SPLIT IN JUNE

    Khloe and Tristan split in June after rumors that the NBA player had cheated with multiple women.

    But back in October, The Sun exclusively revealed that Tristan has been “begging her to take him back” and is now on his “best behavior.”

    The insider shared: “Tristan is around way more than before – he’s doing all the classes with True, doing the family dinners, and is a very present dad. He’s 100% co-parenting and there for everything.”

  • WHAT IS KHLOE KARDASHIAN’S NET WORTH?

    The star has an estimated worth of $50million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

    She reportedly earned a $15million salary while starring in the 20 seasons of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, and is the third richest Kardashian sister.

    Kim became a billionaire and Kourtney is the second richest, with a net worth of $65million.