Khloé Kardashian could have rejected Tristan Thompson’s first proposal, however PEOPLE has realized she accepted a second proposal — and the off-again couple had been secretly engaged for 9 months.
Kardashian, 38, revealed to sister Kim Kardashian on Thursday’s episode of The Kardashians that she stated no to Thompson, 31, when he initially requested her to marry him. Now a supply tells PEOPLE that proposal occurred in December 2019.
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Regardless of lingering considerations about Thompson’s infidelity, the couple had rekindled when he popped the query a second time, and Kardashian stated sure round February 2021.
That yr, the couple had been severely plan to conceive a second youngster collectively. The pair’s first youngster, daughter True, was born in April 2018 on the speedy heels of Kardashian’s first public embarrassment over Thompson’s dishonest.
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By way of a surrogate, Kardashian and Thompson efficiently conceived a second youngster within the remaining weeks of 2021 — simply as information broke that Thompson had fathered a child with one other girl, Maralee Nichols.
At that time, Kardashian known as off the key engagement in December 2021.
The pair welcomed their son, whose title isn’t but recognized, this previous August.
Kardashian allowed Thompson into the room to fulfill the toddler, admitting, “I have been on the fence about letting Tristan come to the hospital or not, however Tristan desires to be right here so I simply figured, why not let him come? I will by no means get this second again.”
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HULU Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson with their son
On the newest episode of The Kardashians, Kim alluded to the considerably squishy timeline of Thompson’s proposals. “I will always remember Tristan calling me and he was gonna suggest to her on Valentine’s Day, which was a yr since they’d drama so this was final Valentine’s Day,” she stated. “After which I known as him the day after and I used to be like, ‘Hey, I by no means heard something from Khloé. Oh my god, did you plan?’ and he was like, ‘Oh yeah, I did in December.’ Oh my God, she did not inform us!”
However as soon as the couple did resolve to make it official, they stored that info to themselves and off the present.
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The Good American founder defined her causes behind her preliminary refusal to get engaged on this week’s Kardashians.
“I stated, ‘I want to ensure it is a completely completely different relationship as a result of I wanna be proud to say I am engaged to anybody,'” she recalled. “And that is why I stated, ‘I am not comfy accepting this proper now as a result of I am not excited to inform my household,’ and as hurtful as that in all probability was for him to listen to, it was the reality. I am not ever gonna settle for one thing or give somebody false hope, and I stated that to him.”
“Going by what I went by was Tristan was extremely arduous,” she later acknowledged in a confessional. “The toughest half about all of it is coaching your self to un-love somebody. This was my life for six years. And we weren’t only a couple, we genuinely had been finest associates. He was my exercise buddy, we did all this stuff collectively. And so studying learn how to undo all these issues, that takes time. Simply because somebody does you soiled does not imply you fall out of affection with them immediately.”
Information of the key engagement was beforehand reported by BuzzFeed and Leisure Tonight Canada.
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