Encouraging him. Khloe Kardashian knows that Tristan Thompsona big move would be good not only for his career, but also for their family.
“Chloe is very happy for Tristan now that he has joined the Lakers,” the source says exclusively. Us weekly.
The 32-year-old NBA player was transferred from the Chicago Bulls to the California team on Sunday, April 9. “OFFICIAL: Tristan Thompson and Shaquille Harrison – Los Angeles Lakers,” read the caption on the team’s official Instagram. Kardashian, 38, “liked” the ad, apparently approving the acquisition.
Wearing the iconic yellow and purple jersey “was his dream” but an insider says the Good American founder believes the move will help his bond with their daughter True, who turns 5 on Wednesday, April 12, and their 8-year-olds. one-month-old son, whose name has not yet been disclosed.
“He will be in LA more often to be closer to his kids and spend even more time with them,” the source said. Us. “She’s so proud of him and all the hard work he’s put in leading to this huge achievement.”
Before his professional move, Thompson recently bought a house to be closer to the Kardashians and their two children. (He is also the father of Prince’s 6-year-old son, whom he is raising with his ex Jordan Craigand son Theo, 15 months, with whom he shares Marali Nichols.)
“Chloe and Tristan live 0.2 miles apart in Hidden Hills,” the source said. Us earlier this month. “Tristan is thrilled that he has a home so close to Chloe that he can visit her and the kids as often as possible.”
The couple were first romantically linked in 2016 but faced several cheating scandals from the Canadian native during their romance. They announced they were leaving for good at the end of 2021 when Kardashian learned that Nichols was suing Thompson for child support, who said the jock got pregnant by her in March 2021 while he was still dating a girl. strong looks better naked author. Theo was born the following December, and a DNA test later confirmed that Thompson was the father.
Keep up with the Kardashians The alum later revealed that news of the paternity suit came just weeks after she and Thompson found out their surrogate mother was pregnant with their second child. Their son was born in July 2022.
The basketball player pays alimony, but otherwise Theo practically does not participate in life, insiders say. Us. “He has not met Theo and has not initiated any meetings,” a source shared in June 2022. “He has no immediate plans to meet his son face to face.”
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Reporting by Sarah Jones