Fox Sports’ Charissa Thompson addresses ‘embarrassing’ divorce on podcast

The Fox Sporting activities host has opened up about her divorce from sports activities agent, Kyle Thousand.

Fox Sports host Charissa Thompson was brought to tears whilst talking about her the latest divorce from sporting activities agent Kyle Thousand following two years of marriage.

Thompson submitted for divorce April 19, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the purpose for the break up, according to courtroom documents received by The Blast.

“As one’s adore story commences, one more just one ends,” Thompson stated in the course of 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 previously this month.

“Full disclosure I really like you and I’m proud of you,” Andrews replied.

“I experienced a sh—y week,” Thompson reported. “The news of my pending divorce arrived out and it’s of course not a thing that I preferred at all as any individual who grew up in a family members — my mom and dad have been married since they are 18. I believe in in the establishment and I’m any person that’s been married and divorced right before, so when I bought married the 2nd time I was so hopeful that it would be what you stand up there and say it will be, which is, eternally, for much better or for worse, and all the issues.”

It was the first time Thompson tackled her next 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 decision that I did not arrive at overnight,” she claimed. “I’ve been privately working with this for a when and my wellbeing stuff… a whole lot that of that stuff I know was linked to the tension that I was beneath to appear to this choice that was not uncomplicated to make.

“It arrives down to this, and this is my tips to everyone, you have to do what is very best for you. You get 1 life and this point is serious brief. So, I knew that I had fatigued all the options to test and hold my relationship in tact and I have practically nothing but adore and regard for my now previous major other. But it just achieved a position where I realized that I was improved off by myself.”

Thompson went on to admit that “it is uncomfortable now acquiring been divorced twice,” at her age. She observed her future 40th birthday in May.

“I am embarrassed to admit that you know, this is now my second divorce at 40,” she reported, showing to tear up. “And then you fret about this, ‘Oh, you cannot keep a male. Oh, what did you do?’ There are all these like secondary, 3rd, fourth level thoughts that you get started to believe about… Then you feel about possessing young ones, and I never have a sizeable other… There are so a lot of distinctive layers. But that is not a explanation to keep in a little something that is not producing both one particular of you content and you in the end have to make a conclusion which is ideal for you. Even if it feels egocentric, it is your life… in the conclude which is where I’m at.”

Thompson married Thousand in a compact ceremony December 30, 2020 in Scottsdale, Ariz. They moved the nuptials to Scottsdale owing to the former COVID-19 restrictions in California, where they are primarily based.

Thompson reported she’s experienced “wonderful people” attain out, telling her that they are “so sorry” about her condition.

“I really don’t want persons to really feel sorry for me. It’s my final decision and it’s my lifestyle and it’s a selection that I am at peace with now that I actually struggled to make — and you [Andrews] held my hand by means of the whole procedure as you have with so several items, for the to start with divorce and this just one,” she claimed about Andrews. “In the finish I’m satisfied that both equally my ex and I can move on peacefully and be amicable about it, so that’s selection a person. And there’s no little ones concerned, simply because that is a total other factor.”

Thompson explained she will get into a lot more particulars about the divorce in a afterwards podcast episode, explaining that “there are a handful of lawful things” she requirements to operate through.

“The actuality that I got to go back again and date again… sh-t’s about to get really interesting,” she reported, hinting that she’d share her courting working experience on the “Calm Down” podcast. She included that she will not be participating in on-line dating.

This tale initially appeared in New York Put up and has been reproduced with permission.