The relationship between Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom has been quite the drama. After dating for a month, the couple tied the knot, ending their seven-year relationship around the time Khloe was by Lamar’s side as he recovered from an almost fatal overdose.
The NBA veteran is still pining for his ex-wife six years after their divorce. Throughout a social media rant about the Oscar slap between Will Smith and Chris Rock last month, Lamar admitted that he felt bad about his behaviour during his marriage to Khloe.
After Chris made a joke about Will’s wife Jada Pinkett-hair Smith’s loss, Lamar stated that Will was just defending his wife and admitted that he didn’t always do “what a husband is required to do” in his marriage.
“Had I protected my wife as opposed to intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually destroying her, we could still be married,” he said. Lamar has been quite open about his feelings for Khloe, even discussing them during his time on Celebrity Big Brother.
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He admitted to the other candidates that he had hoped to see her as a Big Brother houseguest, and that he now merely wanted to take her out to dinner and apologize to her. He went on to say, “I miss her and her family greatly, and I don’t know if I’ll ever feel complete if I don’t get her back.”
For the sake of the family, I apologize. Khloe has been silent since Lamar broke their silence about them being an item. Meanwhile, let’s go further into the details of their love story below.
The Start Of Khloe & Lamar’s Romance
When Khloe and Lamar met in August 2009, it was love at first sight. He proposed three weeks later, and the couple tied the knot nine days later, all of which was captured on camera in the episode “The Wedding” from Season 4 of Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
After being married, the happy couple became a poster couple for PDA and kissed in public and on camera. Although she disliked the thought of being identified solely with her husband’s NBA success, Khloe never missed one of his games.
I’m more than simply a basketball husband’s girlfriend. In 2011, she proudly told ET, “I have my career.” Khloe & Lamar, the couple’s reality program, premiered a year after they tied the knot and ended after two seasons.
— Refinery29 UK (@Refinery29UK) May 31, 2016
Khloé and Lamar’s Broken Relationship
Addiction problems and extramarital affairs, which Lamar would eventually admit to, were already in the spotlight by 2013. Khloe filed for divorce from Lamar in December 2013 after the couple had been married for four years.
Two years later, Lamar was discovered unconscious from a near-fatal overdose at a Nevada brothel, and the divorce papers were still unsigned. As he lay in a coma in a Las Vegas hospital, Khloe and her family flew there to be at his side.
Khloe put a halt to the divorce proceedings so she could help him get better. On December 17, 2016, once he had recovered and it was clear that nothing had changed in her heart, she filed for divorce once more, and this time it was official.
Khloé Kardashian Has Filed For Divorce From Lamar Odom
It has been reported that Khloe Kardashian-Odom has filed for divorce from her husband, the former NBA player Lamar Odom. Court filings acquired by CNN’s Amanda Jackson state that Kardashian-Odom is seeking to terminate spousal support and asking that the separation of property be determined by their prenuptial agreement, citing “irreconcilable disagreements” as the reason for the breakup.
Kardashian-Odom has now filed for divorce from Odom twice. According to Libby Hill of the Los Angeles Times, the first incident occurred in 2013 “after the marriage battled issues with infertility, accusations of adultery, and Odom’s substance misuse problems.” After Odom was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel in October 2015, however, Kardashian-Odom reportedly dropped her divorce case.
Jackson claims that in a recent episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kardashian-Odom dropped hints about a second divorce when she told Odom, “But we’re getting out of this marriage because it’s been a bit tainted.”
Kardashian-Odom allegedly submitted the necessary divorce papers, but Jackson pointed out that under California law, a divorce cannot be finalized until six months after the filing of papers.
The Reason Behind Khloe Kardashian and Lamar’s Breakup
After only one month of dating, Khloe and Lamar tied the knot in 2009 and stayed married until 2016, when they split. Khloe filed for divorce from Lamar and asked for her last name back on December 13, 2013, after months of rumours about their split. On December 17th, 2016, they officially ended their marriage through divorce.
Both on-screen versions of the couple seemed content while they were married, but rumours began to circulate that Lamar was abusing narcotics the whole time. Khloe filed for divorce after she and her spouse of four years attempted to help him enter rehab.
She changed her mind multiple times, a source told Us Weekly. But the thought of having babies with someone who refuses to get treatment for his illness is too much for her to bear. In October 2015, Lamar overdosed at the Love Ranch brothel and was transported to a Las Vegas hospital where Khloe stayed by his side for four days while he was in a coma.
She had filed for divorce at the time, but she decided to withdraw it so that she could make Lamar’s healthcare decisions instead. While the divorce was still in process, “he OD’d during the divorce and I was his next of kin,” she stated on the Divorce Sucks With Laura Wasser program.
For a while, we had been trying to finalize the divorce, but things stalled. After that, she said, “I wanted to be able to help take care of him and make sure that he would be OK again, so we put the divorce on hold—not for any romantic reasons, but in case.”