Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson’s relationship has turned out to be more of a trainwreck than a whirlwind, and it’s been a hot mess to watch. Back in 2017 — Kardashian fell head over heels for the NBA baller. Though many onlookers were skeptical since Thompson had just gotten out of a relationship with his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Jordan Craig, the pair seemed happy enough.
The Good American founder and the Cleveland Cavaliers player’s relationship moved quickly, with Kardashian getting pregnant with their daughter, True. Unfortunately, Thompson was not ready for anything serious. Days before Kardashian gave birth, it was revealed that he’d been seeing other women during the duration of Kardashian’s pregnancy. Though the reality starlet forgave the father of her daughter, he did not change his ways.
In February 2019 — Thompson was caught kissing Kylie Jenner’s then-bestie Jordyn Woods. That was the final straw for Kardashian. However, that hasn’t stopped the NBA star from trying to win his former girlfriend back. It also appears that he might have help from an unlikely source.
Tristan Thompson has been showering Khloé Kardashian with gifts
Thompson believes he can win back Kardashian’s affections though lavish gifts. On a recent episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the NBA star gifted the mother of his daughter with a big diamond ring and a sparkling diamond necklace. On the launch day of Kardashian’s fragrance with her sister’s brand KKW Beauty — he got her a massive balloon display to celebrate.
The NBA player also hasn’t been shy about showering Kardashian with compliments on social media. Under all of her recent pictures, he’s left either a flirty comment or emoji.
Khloé Kardashian’s best friend Malika Haqq could be helping Tristan Thompson win her back
When we first discovered, Thompson was cheating on Kardashian– her best friend, Malika Haqq was infuriated. However, she may have had a hand in helping him try and win her bestie over. On a recent episode of KUWTK — Kardashian returned to her hotel room after a club appearance in Connecticut to find a diamond necklace from Thompson.
It turns out that Haqq had helped the NBA star get the gift delivered. “[Tristan] asked for help to surprise you with something. … He wanted to give you something, do something nice for you,” Haqq said. Though Kardashian thanked her ex for the gift, she also quipped, — “You weren’t this nice to me when we were together. Ever.”
Though Haqq seemed to stay out of it after that, she did say that she didn’t think things were over between Kardashian and Thompson.
This is how Khloé Kardashian currently really feels about Tristan Thompson
Thompson might be trying his hardest to win Kardashian back, but she isn’t budging. During a recent conversation, Thompson told her he loved her –the KUWTK star responded, “bye…thank you.” She later explained, “I don’t know what to say. I just think now, I’ve already seen how this ride goes and I don’t enjoy it. So it’s like why would I want to do it for a third time?”
Right now– Kardashian’s sole focus is. on her daughter, True. “Right now, the most I can handle is a co-parenting relationship. … Tristan wants more than that,” she said on KUWTK. “There’s really nothing romantic between Tristan and I. We’re slowly moving into the right direction of being friends as well as excellent co-parents.”