Iman Shumpert, Tristan Thompson’s former teammate, has addressed how his complete staff “actually felt” for Khloe Kardashian amid the information of Thompson’s first dishonest scandal breaking.
Throughout his basketball profession, Shumpert performed on the Cleveland Cavaliers from 2015 to 2018 alongside Thompson. The pair even received an NBA championship collectively in 2016 — two years earlier than the basketball star had cheated on his then-partner Kardashian whereas she was pregnant with their now four-year outdated daughter, True.
The 31-year-old athlete mentioned Thompson and Kardashian’s relationship historical past throughout a current episode on Watch What Occurs Dwell With Andy Cohen.
When requested if Thompson’s dishonest scandal was “an enormous disruption” for the staff, Shumpert stated that it wasn’t as they had been all centered on their video games and never headlines.
“Actually, when the surface world and stuff bubbles up, the most effective factor for us is that we’ve obtained video games so we will concentrate on that,” he defined. “We get tunnel imaginative and prescient.”
Nevertheless, he nonetheless went on to acknowledge that his teammates nonetheless “felt for” the fact star on the time and the way “unhappy” he felt.
“We simply all felt for Khloe,” the previous Brooklyn Nets participant added. “And I don’t know what they obtained occurring…I’m positive they converse, they’re grown. However man, it was unhappy. I bear in mind feeling like that.”
Kardashian has been very open about Thompson dishonest on, each in 2018 and extra not too long ago in 2022. His first dishonest scandal was one in every of her essential storylines on her household’s former actuality present, Preserving Up With The Kardashians.
The previous couple has had an on-and-off once more relationship over time since then, however referred to as it quits this previous January when Thompson confirmed that he had fathered a baby with health teacher Maralee Nichols. The revelation got here on the heels of Nichols submitting a paternity lawsuit towards him in December 2021.
In response to courtroom paperwork, Thompson revealed that he had intercourse with Nichols in March 2021 which was whereas he was nonetheless relationship Kardashian.
In the course of the current season finale of her latest present, The Kardashians on Hulu, the fact star mentioned her ex-boyfriend’s paternity scandal and the way “embarrassed” she was to seek out out about it by way of the tabloids.
“I discover out what Tristan is doing with the remainder of the world,” she stated. “A courtesy could be not doing it, however, advantageous. In case you do it, you’re not even going to provide me a f**king heads up earlier than the remainder of the world? It’s simply an extra slap in my face. It’s humiliating. I’m embarrassed.”
Relating to her relationship standing now, Kardashian not too long ago wrote a touch upon Instagram and stated that she wasn’t relationship anybody.
“Thanks for the good needs however I’m not seeing a soul,” she commented on a fan account’s submit. “I’m completely happy specializing in my daughter and myself for some time.”