Tristan Thompson has addressed recent allegations he fathered a third child with a woman named Kimberly Alexander.The 30-year-old basketball player responded to new accusations from Alexander that he’s the father, despite a DNA test suggesting otherwis…
Tristan Thompson has addressed recent allegations he fathered a third child with a woman named Kimberly Alexander.
The 30-year-old basketball player responded to new accusations from Alexander that he's the father, despite a DNA test suggesting otherwise.
"I am the father of two young children. I love my children and take my responsibilities as a father extremely seriously. I am involved in my children's lives and proud to have close relationships with my children and to provide for their needs financially and otherwise," Thompson said in legal documents obtained by The Blast.
"Had the DNA test results shown that Ms. Alexander's child was my son, I would have done the same for Ms. Alexander's child without hesitation. For Ms. Alexander to falsely state that I am the type of man who would neglect his parental duties hurts me emotionally and is incredibly damaging to my reputation."
Thompson spoke about the damage to his career after Alexander filed a paternity suit last year. Multiple outlets reported that Thompson sued the woman for libel last year.
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He added, "Most of my professional contracts, including my contracts to play with the NBA, gives them the right to terminate my contract in the event I engage in certain behaviour or conduct that may cast the team or the brand in a negative light publicly… I have potentially lost out on endorsement deals or other brand contracts, as I have been publicly portrayed as a troubled athlete with whom companies do not want to associate or have represent their brand."
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Thompson shares daughter True, three, with Khloe Kardashian. He's also the father to son Prince, four, who he shares with ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig.
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