Khloé Kardashian is gearing up for better days ahead – and with a new little one by her side!
In Thursday’s Season 2 Premiere The KardashiansKhloé gave fans the first glimpse into the birth of her son, arriving months after her ex Tristan Thompson’s paternity scandal surfaced.
The emotional moment was captured on camera by Kim Kardashian, who was able to join her sister at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on July 28 for the surrogate mother’s delivery.
Khloé, 38, seemed nervous from the moment Kim, 41, picked her up that day, noting that she was “not ready” to welcome another child. However, Kim reassured her sister by reminding her that “you are never ready, but you are ready.”
Once at the hospital, Kim documented their walk to the delivery room and the nurses’ preparation. Then finally came the big moment when the surrogate started pushing.
As doctors encouraged the woman to keep pushing harder, Kim flashed the camera to Khloé, who pulled down her mask and placed her hands in front of her face. Just seconds later, her newborn son arrived with a small cry.
“He looks just like True!” In the video, Kim can be heard screaming, referring to Khloé and Tristan’s 4-year-old daughter, True Thompson.
HULU Khloé Kardashian and her newborn son
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In a confessional, Khloé said of the happy moment: “I am so grateful. It is such a beautiful gift that we can have.”
“Since December there has been a dark cloud over me. Every day I feel depressed and sad, and now that my son is here I can move on and enjoy myself. It’s almost like I can close that chapter and be done with this trauma and putting it behind me,” she continued as a video montage of her and Kim holding the baby flashed across the screen.
“Now I can finally start the healing process. Now I can start enjoying my life with two kids in it and figuring this out,” she added. “This will be the first day and this will be the beginning of something positive, happy and beautiful.”
Due to COVID, Khloé’s loved ones couldn’t make it to the hospital, so the Good American founder FaceTimed her loved ones (including True, mother Kris Jenner and sisters Kylie Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian) and introduced her son for the very first time.
According to Kim’s suggestion, Khloé also allowed Tristan to go into the hospital to meet with his son, despite the ongoing drama between them.
“I’ve been debating whether or not to bring Tristan to the hospital, but Tristan wants to be here, so I thought, why not let him come? I’ll never get this moment back,” she said in a confessional. .
As fans know, Khloé and Tristan, 31, started dating in 2016 and welcomed daughter True in 2018. They broke up in June 2021 before reuniting. Khloé then ended her romantic relationship with the NBA player in January this year, shortly after Tristan was reported to be expecting a baby with another woman. That same month, Tristan confirmed that he fathered the baby with Maralee Nichols.
However, as Khloé claimed in Thursday’s episode, Tristan reportedly never said a word to her about conceiving the other child, even when they were trying 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”.
HULU Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson with their son
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Earlier in the episode, fans watched Khloé struggle privately with the fallout from Thompson’s infidelity, while fiercely shielding the news surrounding her surrogate’s pregnancy.
“I want to keep this private from my loved ones for as long as possible,” said Khloé, who hadn’t announced she was having another baby. “I haven’t heard anything about this in months, about what an idiot I am, what a stupid f— I am… I can’t even begin to think about that.”
“I’m very scared,” she added. “It’s very scary. I think I’m emotionally rested, but… I have to brace myself for if this goes public because everyone is so mean… and you want to protect this innocent creature who has nothing to do with this has.”
Meanwhile, Khloé’s family expressed their disappointment at Tristan and stood around her.
“It’s not about the baby, it’s about how this went,” Kylie, 25, said in a confessional. “I hate that she’s sad…I love my sister, and I hate that she’s going through this.”
“I’m just really disappointed in Tristan,” she added in a separate confessional. “I think it’s really twisted that he knew there was another baby on the way. I’m really uncomfortable with it… this is just unforgivable in my books.”
Kim and Kris, bummed that Khloé was upset during what should be a happy time in her life, also shared their thoughts on the situation — promising to cheer her up by throwing her a little baby shower.
“It’s really tough because she doesn’t want to celebrate anything, but you want to start changing her mindset. We need to start shifting the energy a little bit, so there’s some positivity and light in this time,” Kim said in a confessional. “It’s almost like this isn’t happening, and I think we just have to subtly push her in the right direction to want to feel the joy of a new baby coming.”
Jerry Clark/Getty; Vivien Killilea/Getty Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian
Kris, 66, shared similar feelings in a separate conversation with Khloé, telling her daughter through tears: “I feel like you’re a little numb, it’s a lot, and my emotion comes from wishing you could have more of it. enjoy … this is supposed to be one of the happiest times in your life If you don’t appreciate those moments you can’t get them back The older I get the more I realize how precious these times are, and I just want you to embrace it.”
“I just feel sorry for her that the joy has kind of sucked out again,” she added in a confession, referring to Tristan’s other cheating, which surfaced just days before True was born.
Later, during a speech at Khloé’s baby shower, Kim told her sister, “There is no one who deserves happiness like you. You can’t see it now, but this baby will bring so much love, joy and happiness into our lives… he will show you what real love is supposed to be like, and that’s all that matters.”
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While fans have glimpsed Khloé’s new son, unfortunately they’ll 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.”
New episodes of The Kardashians drop on Hulu every Thursday.