Tristan Thompson writes about ‘responsibility’ ahead of son’s birth

Tristan “Third Trimester” Thompson posted about “responsibility” as he celebrated the birth of his fourth child across Europe.

The NBA star, 31, took to his Instagram story on Sunday to list the “three rules” that will help one realize “independence is the way forward.”

According to his post, the rules are “you are not promised anything”, “no one owes you anything” and “you have all the responsibility in your life.”

Thompson’s quirky message came just a day after his ex, Khloé Kardashian, encouraged her Instagram followers to “grow” instead of being “held hostage” by their past.

“You see, I’ve found that people will hold you hostage in your past because it helps them validate how they wanted to feel about you,” said a Maryland-based TikToker in a viral video, which the founder of Good American, 38, said. reposted via Instagram Saturday.

“And to be honest, it really helps them validate how they want to feel about themselves. Anyway, can I give you some advice? To grow. Grow so fast and so fast that your past becomes irrelevant. Anyone who chooses to see you from your old scope becomes just as irrelevant.”

Screenshot of Tristan Thompson's Instagram Story
“You have all the responsibility in your life,” read the post in part.

The expectant father of four has spent the past two weeks in Europe despite waiting for the arrival of his second child – a son – with Kardashian.

During his travels, the Canadian basketball player saw hand in hand with a mysterious brunette after a party in a Greek nightclub and in St. Tropez, next to Leonardo DiCaprio.

Tristan Thompson in Greece with a mysterious brunette
Thompson has partied across Europe in anticipation of the “impending” arrival of his fourth baby.
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Kardashian, who has not made any public comments about his travels, seemed to approve of his behavior when she “liked” a post that read, “I don’t know why it would be crazy for Tristan to be with another girl as long as he is a good father to his baby.”

The basketball player earned his unflattering nickname, Tristan “Third Trimester” Thompson, after his first cheating scandal came to light just before Kardashian – his then-girlfriend – gave birth to their 4-year-old daughter, True.

Tristan Thompson carries daughter True as they walk next to Khloe Kardashian
He is about to welcome a son via surrogate with Khloé Kardashian, with whom he shares daughter True.

The ‘Kardashians’ star took Thompson back several times before quitting for good in December 2021 after learning he had secretly fathered another woman’s child.

However, by then their surrogate mother was already pregnant.

Maralee Nichols is carrying her baby boy Theo, while the two are wearing matching pyjamas
The couple’s surrogate mother was already pregnant when Kardashian learned of Thompson’s baby with Maralee Nichols.

Thompson also shares 5-year-old son Prince with ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig, who was pregnant when he began his romance with the Good American founder.

Additionally, Thompson shares 7-month-old son Theo with fitness model Maralee Nichols.

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