October 6, 2022

How Khloe Kardashian, Tristan Child Drama Altered ‘The Kardashians’

How Khloe Kardashian’s Baby Journey Altered Season 2 of ‘The Kardashians’
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Switching issues up! Kim Kardashian revealed how Khloé Kardashian’s child journey — and drama with ex Tristan Thompson — altered season 2 of The Kardashians.

The season premiere of The Kardashians, which aired on Thursday, September 22, centered on Khloé’s highway to child No. 2, together with Thompson’s paternity scandal with Maralee Nichols, however that wasn’t the unique plan.

“And now flashback to the remainder of the season,” Kim, 41, wrote via Twitter on Thursday, hinting that they didn’t movie her sister’s surrogacy journey first.

The Egocentric writer revealed that her household “didn’t wanna make you wait til the tip for this episode,” which is why the story line performed out within the premiere.

Thompson, 31, initially made headlines in December 2021 when Nichols, 31, claimed he fathered her new child son, Theo. One month later, the NBA participant confirmed the paternity and issued a public apology to Khloé because the pair had been nonetheless relationship when he conceived the infant.

In July, Us Weekly confirmed that the Revenge Seems to be Higher Bare writer was anticipating her second baby through surrogate with Thompson. The duo additionally share 4-year-old daughter True.

“We are able to verify True may have a sibling who was conceived in November,” a rep for Khloé advised Us in an announcement on the time. “Khloé is extremely grateful to the extraordinary surrogate for such a fantastic blessing.”

Lower than one month later, a supply advised Us that the pair’s son had arrived, noting, “Each child and mom are very completely satisfied and wholesome.” The insider added in August, “Khloé is so thrilled to increase her household.”

Throughout Thursday’s premiere, Khloé made it clear that her and Thompson’s second child was conceived in November 2021, which was earlier than she discovered he was having a toddler with one other lady.

“It’s simply so shut, I wouldn’t need anybody to assume I did this after the actual fact,” she defined through the episode. “Why would I wanna have a child with somebody who’s having a child with any individual else?”

The Good American cofounder defined that through the scandal, she opted to maintain the information of their child boy non-public to guard him from the drama.

“Clearly, it’s simply actually non-public and I simply don’t need this to get out proper now, ‘trigger I need to shield my psychological well-being in addition to the surrogate’s and all of that,” Khloé mentioned in a Thursday confessional. “It’s simply been so much to undergo all on the similar time.”

Whereas the premiere confirmed Khloé’s highs and lows with the Chicago Bulls participant, whom she cut up from for good in late 2021, it additionally highlighted her child bathe and their son’s beginning.

“I simply know that every part’s been so laborious for you and that simply makes me actually unhappy for you — and there’s simply nobody that deserves happiness such as you do,” Kim mentioned whereas toasting her sister on the bathe celebration.

After welcoming her and Thompson’s son, whose identify has but to be revealed, the previous Revenge Physique host gushed over the enjoyment of increasing her household. “I’m so grateful,” Khloé advised the cameras. “It’s such a fantastic reward that we’re in a position to have.”

The Kardashians airs on Hulu Thursdays.