Khloé Kardashian Rejected Tristan Thompson’s Secret Proposal Because She Wouldn’t Be ‘Proud’ Of A Relationship

Khloé Kardashian dropped a bombshell on Thursday’s episode of The Kardashians.

While chatting with her sister Kim Kardashian, it was revealed that Khloé’s ex Tristan had proposed to Thompson in secret more than a year ago — and not only did Khloé turn him down, she also chose not to tell her. reveal family.

The news was initially shared by Kim as the sisters discussed the fallout from Tristan’s paternity scandal, which originally broke out in December 2021. “I’m just worried about her because I think she means so much,” Kim, 41, said in a statement. confessional.

“The fact that he proposed and you never told us,” she told Khloé, 38. “And I asked him months later… the night after I thought it happened and he said, ‘Oh , I did it months ago, didn’t she tell you?'”

In another confessional, Kim further explained the situation. “I’ll never forget Tristan called me and he was going to propose to her on Valentine’s Day, which was a year ago they had a drama, so this was last Valentine’s Day. And then I called him the day after and I was like, ‘Hey ,I’ve never heard from Khloé. Oh my god, did you propose?’ and he said, ‘Oh yes, I did that in December.’ Oh my gosh, she didn’t tell us!” she shared.

Back in her conversation with Kim, Khloé recalled her reaction to Tristan’s proposal, which came just three months before Tristan, 31, secretly entered a romantic relationship with another woman.

“I said, ‘I need to make this a totally different relationship because I want to proudly say I’m engaged to someone,'” she said. “And so I said, ‘I don’t feel comfortable accepting this right now because I’m not excited to tell my family,’ and as hurtful as that was for him to hear, it was the truth. will ever accept anything or give anyone false hope, and I told him so.”

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tirstan thompson and khloe kardashian

Jerry Clark/Getty; Vivien Killilea/Getty Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian

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Kim noted in a confession, “I don’t know. If someone asked me… [to marry them], I should say yes! I would feel so bad.”

Kim then told Khloé, “I get it, it’s super exhausting, and I’m sorry. You don’t deserve this and that’s what sucks because you’re the best person. Seriously. You’re the best friend, wife, “I’m telling everyone… you’re a better person than anyone I know.”

Earlier in their conversation, Khloé spoke about the impact of Tristan’s actions on her mental well-being.

“It was incredibly difficult for Tristan to go through what I went through,” she said in a confessional. “The hardest thing of all is training yourself not to love someone. This was my life for six years. And we weren’t just a couple, we were really best friends. He was my training buddy, we did all these things And so learn “How to undo all those things takes time. Just because someone makes you dirty doesn’t mean you don’t love them right away.”

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Speaking to Kim, she added: “It’s a lot. I just like to isolate and handle things on my own… We were in the best place we were, so when we were at the peak of our relationship Go ahead and cheat on me I don’t even want to know what you do in the worst of our relationship I’m just, almost ashamed I know better and I didn’t do better because I had that a lot hope and confidence.”

“You once asked me something – you said how do you trust? [ex] Piet [Davidson] and I’m like, I just do it. It’s a feeling,” Kim responded.

But Khloé found that idea hard to grasp, commenting how “it’s just a lot” to her.

“I don’t know, but what I do know is that it all sucks and it’s humiliating, it’s hurtful. I just have nothing else to give, no f–s to give,” she said. “Really, when people say, ‘Oh, you’re so strong’…I’m not strong, I’m literally numb from all this shit. Like, how much can people handle?”

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Tristan Thompson Khloe Kardashian

Tristan Thompson Instagram Tristan Thompson and Khloé Kardashian with daughter True

As fans know, Khloé and Tristan started dating in 2016 and welcomed daughter True Thompson in 2018. They broke up in June 2021 before reuniting.

Khloé then ended her romantic relationship with the NBA player in January this year, a month after Tristan confirmed he had conceived a baby with Maralee Nichols while dating Khloé.

In August, a Khloé representative told PEOPLE that she and Tristan welcomed their second baby, a son, together via a surrogate.

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During the season 2 premiere of The Kardashians last week, Khloé gave fans a first look into the birth of their son, as well as the moment Tristan met their second child.

“I’ve been debating whether to let Tristan come to the hospital or not, but Tristan wants to be here, so I thought, why not let him come? I’ll never get this moment back,” Khloé said in a confessional. .

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The Kardashians season 2 khloe welcomes her son

HULU Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson with their son

Khloé also claimed in the episode that Tristan reportedly never said a word to her about conceiving the other child, even though they tried for baby number two. She claimed they started the embryo transfer for their second child days before Thanksgiving, and she “discovered Tristan’s situation in the first week of December”.

While fans have glimpsed their new son, unfortunately they will have to wait a little longer to learn his name. In the closing moments of the episode, as she took her son home, Khloé stared at him lovingly in his car seat and jokingly said, “No Name Johnson, here.”

Khloé did confirm that her son’s name will start with the letter T, just like his big sister.

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