Kim Kardashian rises above family drama to visit detention centre for thanksgiving with Tristan Thompson
Kim Kardashian is a true campaigner as she uses Tristan Thompson's sporting popularity alongside her own fame to raise awareness of juvenile detention offenders
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Kim Kardashian has managed to turn an impossible family dilemma into the ultimate media opportunity to raise awareness of restorative justice for juveniles.
The reality TV star and business mogul, went to Camp Kilpatrick, Los Angeles, a juvenile detention centre alongside the cheating ex partner of her sister Khloé for a thanksgiving dinner with some of the young offenders.
Tristan Thompson (31) had a high profile on-off again relationship with Khloé (38) which resulted in cheating scandals.
Khloé Kardashian first dated NBA player Tristan Thompson in 2016. The couple welcomed a daughter, True, in 2018. Tristan’s cheating was exposed during Khloé’s pregnancy. They split up but then got back together.
Despite the couple reuniting and having plans for another child, Tristan had impregnated fitness trainer Maralee Nichols in March 2021 and he was informed of the pregnancy by July 2021.
Despite being aware of his surprise impending fatherhood to his second child, he kept this information hidden from Khloé and encouraged her to continue with their surrogacy journey.
In November 2021, an embryo transfer was successfully completed, just a week before the Dailymail.com would reveal the news that Tristan was expecting a child with Maralee.
The personal heartache for Kim’s sister would have been deep. And as close as Kim (42) is to her younger sister Khloé, she also has a passion for highlighting issues surrounding offenders and how they are rehabilitated into society. Kim is currently half-way through a law degree and plans to own her own law firm tackling prison reform and clemency.
Kim sat with the young men on Thursday 24th November 2022 as they described their hopes and dreams for the future once they were released from the detention centre.
In the caption of Kim’s Instagram post, she expressed her appreciation to those who allowed her to visit the camp as she commended the young men who had 'earned their way' into the 'model' facility.
Kim’s appearance with Tristan was rising above the personal drama. She knows that Tristan’s appeal to the young guys at the detention centre would be huge given his sporting prowess. Her aim to ensure a better outcome for offenders, who are often from the most deprived family backgrounds, is a noble one.