Tristan Thompson, a Canadian-born NBA player, and Khloe Kardashian baby daddy who recently bagged a deal with the Boston Celtics became an American citizen recently, according to info. shared by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services-Western Region Twitter account.
“I came to the US on a student visa and have always had big dreams. I’m now truly living the American dream,” Thompson said in a statement on Twitter.
Thompson, 29, after arrival the U.S. attended the University of Texas and opted for the NBA Draft in 2011. He was fortunate enough to be selected fourth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Earlier in November, it was reported Thompson had agreed to a two-year, $19 million deal with the Boston Celtics after nine seasons in Cleveland. In response to the news on social media, Thompson received a flurry of well-wishes from Khloé Kardashian’s family.
Kim Kardashian posted to her Instagram story at the time saying, “Congrats @realtristan13 Boston here we come!!!!”
Rob Kardashian also shared on his official Instagram account saying, “LET’S GO @realtristan13,”
Thompson shares 2-year-old daughter True with Kardashian, 36, who also received a warm welcome from many Celtics fans on Twitter with some others asking if the NBA player will bring with him Khloe Kardashian who didn’t post anything following her baby daddy’s achievement.
Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian initially went separate ways in February 2019 after he was accused of cheating with Jordyn Woods. Over the summer, Thompson and Kardashian fueled reconciliation rumours after they were sported together.
“I came to the US on a student visa and have always had big dreams. I’m now truly living the American dream.” Congrats on reaching your goals @RealTristan13! Best of luck with the @NBA #Celtics as a #NewUSCitizen! pic.twitter.com/kr9drxTco7
— USCIS Media – Western Region (@USCISMediaWest) November 24, 2020