July 3, 2022

Charissa Thompson addresses divorce on ‘Calm Down’ podcast

Fox Sports host Charissa Thompson was brought to tears whilst speaking about her modern divorce from sports activities agent Kyle Thousand immediately after two decades of marriage. 

Thompson filed for divorce April 19, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the split, in accordance to courtroom paperwork acquired by The Blast.

“As one’s really like story begins, an additional a single ends,” Thompson explained during a new episode of her “Calm Down” podcast with Erin Andrews Thursday. The two had been chatting about Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s engagement earlier this month.

“Full disclosure I love you and I’m happy of you,” Andrews replied.

“I experienced a sh—y 7 days,” Thompson reported. “The information of my pending divorce came out and it’s of course not anything that I required at all as anyone who grew up in a loved ones — my dad and mom were being married given that they are 18. I rely on in the institution and I’m someone that’s been married and divorced prior to, so when I bought married the second time I was so hopeful that it would be what you stand up there and say it will be, which is, without end, for greater or for even worse, and all the things.”

Charissa Thompson dealt with her divorce from Kyle Thousand on her Serene Podcast with Erin Andrews.
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It was the very first time Thompson dealt with her second divorce publicly. She was beforehand married at age 25, however it is unclear to whom. 

“As much as the precise [divorce] announcement, it was a final decision that I did not get to right away,” she stated. “I’ve been privately dealing with this for a when and my health stuff… a good deal that of that stuff I know was connected to the strain that I was below to come to this determination that was not uncomplicated to make.

“It comes down to this, and this is my advice to any individual, you have to do what is very best for you. You get a person life and this thing is serious shorter. So, I realized that I experienced exhausted all the alternatives to check out and continue to keep my relationship in tact and I have nothing at all but enjoy and respect for my now previous substantial other. But it just arrived at a issue in which I understood that I was much better off by myself.”

Charissa Thompson is divorcing Kyle Thousand
Kyle Thousand and Thompson married in 2020.
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Thompson went on to admit that “it is uncomfortable now obtaining been divorced two times,” at her age. She noted her upcoming 40th birthday in May perhaps.

“I am embarrassed to acknowledge that you know, this is now my 2nd divorce at 40,” she explained, showing up to tear up. “And then you be concerned about this, ‘Oh, you simply cannot keep a man. Oh, what did you do?’ There are all these like secondary, 3rd, fourth amount issues that you start out to consider about… Then you believe about acquiring youngsters, and I never have a major other… There are so a lot of different levels. But that is not a cause to keep in a thing that is not generating possibly one particular of you content and you ultimately have to make a determination that is very best for you. Even if it feels egocentric, it is your life… in the stop that’s where by I’m at.”

Thompson married Thousand in a little ceremony Dec. 30, 2020 in Scottsdale, Ariz. They moved the nuptials to Scottsdale thanks to the preceding COVID-19 restrictions in California, where they are primarily based. 

Thompson claimed she’s experienced “wonderful people” access out, telling her that they are “so sorry” about her circumstance.

“I never want men and women to really feel sorry for me. It is my determination and it is my existence and it is a determination that I am at peace with now that I truly struggled to make — and you [Andrews] held my hand through the entire method as you have with so numerous things, for the very first divorce and this just one,” she stated about Andrews. “In the conclusion I’m satisfied that both my ex and I can transfer on peacefully and be amicable about it, so that is selection one. And there’s no children included, mainly because that is a entire other factor.”

Thompson stated she will get into far more facts about the divorce in a later podcast episode, conveying that “there are a several lawful things” she requires to function via.

“The point that I obtained to go back again and date again… sh-t’s about to get extremely fascinating,” she reported, hinting that she’d share her relationship working experience on the “Calm Down” podcast. She included that she won’t be collaborating in on the internet courting.