On a relatively quiet Monday afternoon, Tristan Thompson decided to begin his 2022 with a bang, delivering what will surely go down as one of the most bombastic apologies that has ever been shared publicly. The 30-year-old offered a pathetic mea culpa over Instagram Stories to Khloe Kardashian, his on-off girlfriend with whom he shares 3-year-old daughter True, after a recent paternity test confirmed he had fathered a newborn son with another woman, Houston fitness trainer Maralee Nichols. “You don’t deserve the heartache and humiliation I have caused you,” the Sacramento Kings player groveled. “You don’t deserve the way I have treated you over the years. My actions certainly have not lined up with the way I view you. I have the utmost respect and love for you. Regardless of what you may think. Again, I am so incredibly sorry.” Thompson seemed to be taking to heart what should be the golden rule when it comes to celebrity relationships: a public embarrassment deserves a public … [Read more...] about Unraveling the Messy Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian Baby Daddy Drama
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After five years, countless tabloid headlines, tons of rumors and many story lines on "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," could the Khloé Kardashian-Tristan Thompson saga finally be coming to an end? After all, it would be hard for any couple to recover from multiple cheating scandals - the latest reportedly culminating in the very dramatic message that Thompson posted to Instagram Monday night. Thompson, an NBA player who won a championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016, confirmed that a paternity test has revealed that he recently fathered a baby boy with fitness model Maralee Nichols. The situation became public last year when Nichols sued Thompson for child support; in court documents obtained by the Daily Mail, Thompson admitted to having a sexual relationship with Nichols but initially disputed her claim that he was the father. However, given the DNA results, Thompson took the unusual step of announcing the news on Instagram - and posted a groveling apology to … [Read more...] about Tristan Thompson’s apology to Khloé Kardashian marks a turning point for one of reality TV’s most cringeworthy sagas
This is a preview of our pop culture newsletter The Daily Beast’s Obsessed, written by senior entertainment reporter Kevin Fallon. To receive the full newsletter in your inbox each week, sign up for it here. This week: Bemoaning the worst character on TV . Why everyone is obsessed with Yellowjackets . The life-affirming Elmo vs. Rocco feud. The one-year anniversary of E! covering the insurrection. The new gay agenda. Try Getting Me to Talk About Anything But Yellowjackets Over the holidays, Americans seem to occupy their time with a suitable, wholesome seasonal activity: bingeing a TV show about teenage girls who start killing each other and becoming cannibals. Nothing says “the holidays” like love, family, and gruesome televised trauma. The Showtime drama series Yellowjackets has been a massive word-of-mouth hit this winter. We first wrote about it after four episodes of it had aired, desperate for people to watch. Since then, four … [Read more...] about How Did ‘Yellowjackets’ Become So Damn Popular?