Caribbean-American Comedy Duo Defend Caribbean Roots Tristan Thompson Amidst Cheating Scandal

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Desus Nice and The Kid Mero of Showtime's 'Desus & Mero' pose for a portrait during the 2019 Winter TCA Getty Images Portrait Studio at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 31, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Robby Klein/Getty Images)
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By NAN ET EDITOR

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 22, 2018: Caribbean American comedy duo, Desus Nice and Kid Mero, of the new self-titled Showtime show, are jumping to the defense of Caribbean roots NBA star Tristan Thompson, the baby daddy of Khloé Kardashian.

Their comments come after Kardashian reportedly dumped Thompson following claims that he cheated with her sister, Kylie Jenner’s best friend, Jordyn Woods.

But the Bronx-born, Jamaican roots Desus, claim: “Jamaican men are the most faithful men in the entire world.”

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Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson on January 13, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Desus was born Daniel Baker in the Bronx, but both his parents immigrated from Jamaica. Mero was born Joel Martinez also in the Bronx to Dominican Republic parents.

“Desus & Mero” premiered on Thursday, February 21st at 11 PM on Showtime.

Thompson’s mother is Andrea Thompson, a former school bus driver and his father is Trevor Thompson. Both were born in Jamaica.

Meanwhile, Thompson’s father, has reportedly spoken out in the past about how their “broken home” is to blame for his son’s affairs and for him leaving his ex-Jordan Craig for Khloé when she was still pregnant with their first child, 16-month-old son Prince Oliver.