The verdict is out on the case between Thompson and his mistress Maralee Nichols who accused him of being the father of her newborn son.
It turns out the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association player is the father of Nichols’ son. Now he is dishing out very familiar apologies.
Tristan Thompson Apologizes To Khloe Kardashian Following Paternity Test
Thompson welcomed the New Year by bringing more drama into the life of Kardashian, with whom he parents a 3-year-old daughter, True.
On Monday, January 3, the basketball star took to his Instagram Stories with a statement. According to paternity test results, he is the father of Maralee Nichols’ child.
Thompson wrote that he takes full responsibility for his actions and plans to raise his son with his mistress amicably.
The NBA personality then “sincerely” apologized to everyone he disappointed or hurt publicly and privately with his ordeal.
In another post, Thompson apologized to Kardashian, who he feels does not deserve the “heartache and humiliation” he has caused her.
The father-of-three admitted that the “KUWTK” alum does not “deserve the way I have treated you over the years. My actions certainly have not lined up with the way I view you.”
Thompsons believes he has the utmost respect and love for Kardashian, regardless of her thoughts. He concluded with, “again, I am so incredibly sorry.”
Maralee Nichols Defends Her Character During Paternity Scandal
Before the DNA test results came out, Nichols and Thompson were engaged in a very public and legal battle of “he said, she said.”
In December, The Blast revealed that the fitness model claims her affair with the athlete lasted five months while he denied it, saying it lasted three months.
Thompson admitted to communicating with his mistress over Snapchat, and their only affair happened on his birthday in March.
The 30-year-old also has a son with his ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig, Prince, while his second son with Nichols was welcomed in early December.
The model told E! News that she discovered her pregnancy after a Boston trip, one of the many nights she and Thompson spent together after his birthday weekend in Houston.
While, in legal documents from the Daily Mail, the NBA player claims they only had sexual relations on his birthday in March.
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Kardashian remained radiant amid Thompson’s paternity scandal, as seen in her recent social media upload where she looked too hot for words.
Kardashian was braless in a brown cropped tank top which exposed her skin and toned midsection. She paired the look with a pair of white jeans and makeup.
Scott Disick commented, “Fine American.” Kris Jenner gushed over her daughter writing “You are amazing my bunny!!!!!! 🙌❤️😍”