A deer in the headlights? Viewers thought Tristan Thompson regarded genuinely nervous through the Thursday, April 14, premiere of The Kardashians as Kim Kardashian confirmed Khloé Kardashian a controversial advert.
“Khloé, look at this,” the Skims CEO, 41, advised her sister, 37, on the household’s low-key barbecue, carrying her son Saint‘s pill over to the Good American cofounder.
“What? Let me see,” Khloé replied, because the KKW Beauty guru added, “I feel like you’re the only one that would understand.”
Following the debut of the Hulu collection, a TikTok user dissected the scene in a now-viral submit, highlighting the 31-year-old athlete’s response to the sisters’ dialog. Thompson goes wide-eyed, turning his head and staring immediately on the digicam whereas sitting at a desk subsequent to Kris Jenner’s longtime boyfriend, Corey Gamble.
“Guys I’m crying, Tristan’s heart was deffo pounding,” the person wrote over the video, hinting that the Canada native appeared nervous that Kim was displaying Khloé one thing relating to his affair with Maralee Nichols, which had not but been revealed when the episode was filmed.
One fan commented, “The way his face dropped,” whereas different social media customers joked that they didn’t discover Thompson’s shock after they initially watched the episode.
However, the Selfish creator’s discovery had nothing to do with Thompson. “There was a picture of my cry face, and then it said something super inappropriate, like, ‘Kim’s new sex tape,’” she mentioned in a confessional, revealing that the content material popped up on her 6-year-old son’s system whereas he was taking part in Roblox.
“This is supposed to be unreleased footage from my old sex tape. The last thing that I want as a mom is for my past to be brought up 20 years later,” Kim added, referring to her intercourse tape with ex-boyfriend Ray J, which was leaked in 2007.
Thompson made it via the household meal unscathed, however he and Khloé talked about their tumultuous relationship — and his previous infidelity — through the collection premiere. The on-off couple started relationship in 2016 and have cut up a number of occasions through the years as a result of Thompson’s dishonest.
“I have thrown water on all your clothes when I was nine months pregnant,” the Kocktails With Khloé alum advised her ex, reflecting on when she discovered of his affair whereas she was pregnant with their daughter, True, now 4, in 2018.
“If I wasn’t pregnant, I would have f–ked you up,” she added. “I just didn’t want to break my nails before delivery.”
The pair initially stayed collectively amid the scandal, however they referred to as it quits in 2019 after the athlete was caught kissing Kylie Jenner’s then-BFF Jordyn Woods. After quarantining collectively through the COVID-19 pandemic, Us Weekly confirmed in 2020 that the twosome rekindled their romance.
“Every day he tries to show me and prove to me that he is a different person and that I should have faith and trust him,” Khloé advised the cameras throughout Thursday’s episode. “But him and I have been through so much together that I have a lot of reservations. My guards are up.”
Thompson, nonetheless, appeared optimistic about their future, telling the Strong Looks Better Naked author, “I want to get us back together and build our family and hopefully be able to expand our family one day.”
Us confirmed in June 2021 that the pair broke up once more, with Thompson’s paternity lawsuit with Nichols, 31, making headlines six months later. The Chicago Bulls athlete revealed through his Instagram Story in January that he’s the daddy of Nichols’ son, Theo.
“Khloé, you don’t deserve this,” he wrote in a prolonged assertion on the time. “You don’t deserve the heartache and humiliation I have caused you. 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.”
Ahead of the Kardashian-Jenner household‘s return to actuality TV, the Khloé and Lamar alum advised USA Today that Kim was the one who broke the information to her in regards to the paternity scandal. “It was hard,” Khloé recalled in an interview printed on Wednesday, April 13.
Last month, Khloé revealed that her ups and downs “will be addressed on the show,” telling Variety, “We try as a family to protect the privacy of our partners or significant others, since they didn’t really sign up for this; we did. But if something is really public like this was, it would be strange if Tristan was a part of the show and then all of a sudden he disappears and we don’t ever talk about it.”
The Kardashians airs Thursdays on Hulu.