Kim Kardashian has appeared to confirm her sister Khloe’s split from boyfriend Tristan Thompson, calling her sibling a “single mom” as she defended her for attending an event just hours after news broke of the alleged break-up.
The reality TV star and Good American fashion designer reportedly dumped the father of her baby daughter True earlier this week (begs18Feb19) after the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball player was allegedly spotted getting cosy with model Jordyn Woods, the best friend of her younger sister Kylie Jenner, at a Los Angeles house party on Sunday (17Feb19).
Shortly after reports began swirling that Khloe and Tristan were over, the mother-of-one was seen attending the launch of Pretty Little Thing’s new Los Angeles store alongside best friend Malika Haqq on Wednesday night (20Feb19).
One person on Twitter took issue with Khloe’s appearance at the event, writing: “If someone cheats on you publicly. Y’all going outside the next day?”
But Kim replied to inform the user that Khloe had been contractually obliged to attend the store opening, and wrote: “Would you prefer she lose the (dollar emoji) too? A single mom has to work too boo! This was a professional commitment planned far in advance and you better believe she is not waiting on anyone to pay her bills or provide for her daughter. PERDIODT!!! (sic).”
Khloe has yet to publicly comment on the cheating rumours, or her alleged split from Tristan, but eagle-eyed Instagram users noticed that she unfollowed Jordyn on the social media site on Thursday. Her older sister Kourtney, meanwhile, made her feelings clear by unfollowing Tristan.
Khloe is being supported by her nearest and dearest following Tristan’s rumoured betrayal, with sister Kim and pal Malika whisking her off on a girls’ trip.
Kim shared a video of the trio heading on their vacation on her Instagram page, singing along to Nivea’s song Don’t Mess With My Man. With lyrics such as “Don’t lie to me, my eyes can see”, the tune had particular relevance for Khloe at this time in her life, which Malika and Kim made clear with knowing looks as they mouthed the words. Kim also panned the camera to Khloe, who appeared to be engrossed in her phone as she sat in the front seat.