Who may have seen this new twist within the authorized battle between Tristan Thompson and Maralee Nichols…
As Perezcious readers know, he and his child momma have been embroiled in a courtroom showdown over little one help funds for his or her son Theo. Earlier this 12 months, a rep for Maralee of 1 advised Web page Six had “done nothing” and supplied zero “financial assistance” since she gave delivery to him in December. And that also rang true a number of months later. An insider spilled to Us Weekly in June that along with by no means assembly their child boy, Tristan nonetheless “hasn’t been in communication with Maralee and hasn’t sent her any money for child support to date.” Significantly?!
Their messy state of affairs has introduced on a ton of drama and shade thrown between Tristan and Maralee – particularly from the latter in relation to the NBA star stepping as much as co-parent Theo. Most lately, the previous private coach reacted to his latest cryptic post about how he “never switched sides” or “lanes” by writing on her account:
“Less time on captions, more time on actions”
Clearly, it feels like she is shading Khloé Kardashian’s ex over that alleged lack of kid help funds! However now, it seems like Tristan has had sufficient and is combating again in opposition to Maralee’s accusations. In truth, he’s claiming that what she has been saying is totally false!
An lawyer for the 31-year-old basketball participant revealed to Web page Six in a authorized letter despatched on Wednesday that he really has been “paying, and has paid, child support to Ms. Nichols retroactive to the date she delivered the child.” Any older funds have additionally allegedly been repaid at the moment.
Whoa! So has Maralee been mendacity all this time? Or is there extra to the story right here? And why is he solely talking up now if he’s been supposedly coughing up the money?
Whereas the Cleveland Cavaliers participant is likely to be paying little one help now, an insider claimed to Web page Six that it really began lately, AND he nonetheless has not made the hassle to spend some high quality time with their baby. The supply stated:
“Tristan has still made no attempt to meet his 8-month-old son, Theo. It was not until recently that Tristan started paying child support.”
Wow. Once more, we are saying, a lot for Tristan’s message on how he appeared “forward to amicably raising our son.” What do YOU assume, Perezcious readers? Sound OFF within the feedback (under).