TRISTAN Thompson “STILL has not paid child support to Maralee Nichols for their son.”
The 31-year-old is about to welcome his fourth child, and second with Khloe Kardashian, 38, via surrogate.
According to TMZ, their new addition after True, 4, is due to be born via a surrogate mother and is expected to arrive “within days” if not “already.”
Khloe’s representatives confirmed the pregnancy in a Twitter statement saying that “True will have a sibling who was conceived in November.”
Khloe and Tristan’s conception date comes before his infidelity was discovered by her on her Hulu show.
But the athlete allegedly still hasn’t tied loose ends in regards to Maralee.
She is suing the NBA star for child support and has been for months now.
“Maralee told friends that Tristan still isn’t paying child support,” a source shared with The Sun on Friday, July 15th.
“And [he] wants to battle this out in court,” they added.
Tristan is also the father of his son Prince, five, with ex Jordan Craig, in addition to True and now-seven-month-old Theo.
The Sun has reached out for comment to Tristan’s reps on the matter but did not hear back.
‘NOT LEGALLY RESOLVED’
Maralee has claimed that the Chicago Bulls player has never met their infant son amid the snub of payment.
Maralee’s representative, Harvey Englander, claimed the boy’s father “has not made any attempt to meet their son nor has he provided any financial assistance.”
She has moved from California to Texas and he slammed her as a “gold digger” amid their nasty custody battle.
In March 2022, she demanded the basketball player pay about “$47K” a month and $1M in legal fees.
According to Us Weekly, she claimed that the sports star has an “income of $9.7million alone” from being a pro athlete.
Maralee has requested a “guideline monthly child support of $47,424.”
In January, New York marriage lawyer Morghan Leia Richardson told HollywoodLife that Tristan will have to pay up until the newborn turns 18 and his income would be calculated in.
“One argument for a larger award would be to ensure that the child has the same or similar lifestyle in both homes.”
Amidst this all, a source told US Weekly on July 15th: “She’s truly focused on raising Theo.”
The outlet added she is “navigating motherhood as a single mom” and she’s not “surprised” that he is expanding his brood in general.
“During their relationship, he told her he wanted five to six children,” the source wildly claimed.
KHLO-ING IT ALONE?
Another source earlier told The Sun that Khloe and Tristan are not back together, and have not spoken since December other than co-parenting their daughter.
Indeed, source have claimed that the exes had already planned for a second child together when Khloe learned of her baby daddy’s infidelity.
“The baby was conceived via surrogate before it was revealed to Khloé and the public that Tristan was having a baby with someone else in December,” one informant shared.
Khloe’s sister Kim used a surrogate for her third and fourth kids with her ex Kanye West.
Khloe and Tristan were on-again, off-again from 2016 to 2021, when he confessed to cheating on Khloe with Maralee.
That said, the pair has interacted on social media and Tristan bought Khloe flowers recently, which she posted, tagging him, before deleting it.
He also shared a quote about self-improvement the day the news of their new addition dropped.
In January, Tristan admitted in a lengthy Instagram post that he was indeed the father of Maralee’s child.
After the NBA player revealed the paternity results, he also issued a public apology to Khloe.
“Khloe, you don’t deserve this. You don’t deserve the heartache and humiliation I have caused you,” Tristan said.
“You don’t deserve the way I have treated you over the years. My actions have certainly 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.”
Before Tristan welcomed his daughter True with the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, his ex Jordan gave birth to their son Prince, five.
According to RadarOnline, the basketball player was ordered to pay Jordan $40,000 in monthly child support on the first day of each month.
Tristan must pay the child support until Prince turns 18, or until his son “graduates from high school or becomes self-supporting, emancipated or ordered by the court.”
He seems to have a relationship with his son Prince, one of his soon-to-be four children.