A source said that Thompson and Nichols were present during a virtual hearing conducted on Wednesday, December 15. The case was sealed online a few days after the basketball star sought a gag order preventing the personal trainer from speaking to reporters.
In June, Nichols filed a paternity lawsuit in California against the athlete who, in return, also filed a lawsuit against her in July in Texas, claiming she has a property in Houston.
The source explained, “Regardless of whether any act of conception occurred in Texas that could have led to the conception of the child, [Thompson and Nichols allegedly] had a lengthy relationship spanning multiple states.”
“The child was born in California, the mother resides there and so does Tristan. It would make sense the judge would dismiss this given the facts and the California lawsuit filed prior to the Texas one.”
Long before the baby was due, Nichols already filed for child support. She gave birth to a baby boy earlier this month. Meanwhile, Thompson has been demanding for a paternity test to prove once and for all that he is the father but Nichols hasn’t complied with it yet.
Thompson admitted having casual and consensual sex with Nichols whom he met “in late November 2020/early December 2020 at someone’s house.”
He added, “I only recall that [Nichols] and I had sexual relations in March of 2021 and at no other time in 2021.” However, the personal trainer claimed they’d been having an affair for five months.
The two also used Snapchat to arrange their “hook ups”. According to the basketball player, “[Nichols] constantly used the term ‘hook up’ to describe our relationship which was the reality. I am certain that if the child is deemed to be my child that the only date of conception was March 13, 2021, because it was my birthday.”
That time, Thompson was still dating his ex-girlfriend, Khloe Kardashian, whom he shared daughter True Thompson. The two broke up in June after he allegedly slept with model Sydney Chase. It wasn’t the first time he cheated on her because he also had an affair with another woman in 2018 while she was pregnant and also in 2019 with Jordyn Wood, Kylie Jenner’s then best friend.