Former NBA star and champion Lamar Odom, 36, was pictured buying sexual enhancement pills at a California gas station on Thursday afternoon, according to the Daily Mail — the same kind of pills that nearly killed him at a Nevada brothel just over six months ago.
When Lamar was with the Lakers, I enjoyed watching him play, and now all I can do is pray that the Almighty soothes his pain because he is going through something, very deep, very disturbing and he needs to get the right help.
Odom’s past year has been filled with health complications and close calls, but seemed to be in good spirits when he reconciled with estranged wife, Khloé Kardashian. Now Kardashian has filed for divorce once again after Odom was spotted, for a second time, drinking at a bar.
From Daily Mail:
Lamar Odom has been reportedly been confronted over his drug use by friends and family after they allegedly found crack pipes in his home.
It had been thought Odom had gone clean after his overdose in a Nevada brothel – when he nearly died – in October last year.
Multiple sources have told TMZ that they believe the former NBA star has relapsed and are trying to get him back on the straight and narrow.
According to the report, a group went to the star’s Calabasas home to convince him to head to rehab – but he refused and claimed he didn’t have a problem.
Lamar has been pictured drinking alcohol in recent weeks, which reportedly caused his estranged wife Khloe Kardashian to file for divorce for a second time a week ago.
She revealed she is now in a ‘different place’ and needs to protect herself ’emotionally and mentally’ from her ex.
‘I came to a point in my marriage where I had to make the choice to take care of my own mental and emotional well-being in order to protect myself and my happiness,’ the daughter of Kris Jenner, 60, said.
When she first started writing about Lamar in the lengthy article (which is mostly about her faith), the Strong Looks Better Naked author wrote: ‘I’ve been blessed with a lot in my life, and I’ve also had challenges. It was a challenge for me when I decided to get divorced.’
She added: ‘At my core, I don’t believe in divorce, but I came to a point in my marriage where I had to make the choice to take care of my own mental and emotional well-being in order to protect myself and my happiness.
According to the TMZ, the split between Odom and Kardashian has been amicable. Khloé dedicated herself to caring for Odom when he was recovering from his overdose, and opted to end their marriage for good now that he’s recovered. Hopefully, the split isn’t driving Lamar back to his old ways after so much progress, which has been nothing short of a miracle.
Lamar is fighting some real demons inside, and maybe, just maybe he needs to seek different council outside of his current family to heal before something tragic happens again.
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