Lamar and his wife Khloe were reunited for the first time since his drug allegations on Aug. 26, and in order to save his marriage to the reality star, Lamar is putting his basketball career on hold. Read on for all the exclusive details.
Lamar Odom‘s life seems to be spiraling out of control, but his number one priority is saving his marriage with Khloe Kardashian. In fact, HollywoodLife.com can exclusively reveal that Lamar knows his marriage problems are “bigger than playing basketball,” so he is focusing totally on saving his relationship with Khloe, and putting his career on the back burner.
Lamar Odom’s NBA Career — On Hold To Save Marriage
Khloe, 29, and Lamar, 33, recently celebrated four years of marriage, but things have gone from bad to worse in their relationship. Not only has Lamar been accused of cheating, he also is facing allegations that he has been taking drugs.
After he and Khloe briefly split, Lamar has seriously got his priorities in order, HollywoodLife.com can exclusively reveal.
Our source tells us:
Really, basketball’s not even on Lamar’s mind. He’s got bigger issues now, bigger than playing basketball. How can he even think about that when his life is not right. Priorities comes and instead of having the basketball in both his hands, he needs to have a tight grip on his life and these issues he’s been having. That’s where is head is and I think it’s a good thing.
It really is a good thing. Lamar’s marriage is in serious jeopardy, and he needs to make Khloe his number one and only priority. HollywoodLife.com learned that after a few days apart, Khloe and Lamar had a tearful reunion on Aug. 26.
Lamar Odom’s Tearful Reunion With Khloe Kardashian
Lamar is so distraught that he’s putting his family through all this pain that he had a complete meltdown when he saw Khloe for the first time in days.
“He broke down, literally broke town in tears when he was with her yesterday,” a source close to Lamar tells HollywoodLife.com. “He has more shame than anything. Khloe held him, and she cried too. It’s a sob fest. He’s ashamed of himself and feels like he’s let a lot of people down.”
Khloe has decided that her marriage is worth saving, and so she is giving Lamar “strength.”
“I don’t know that many women with the strength to go through all this and in public,” the source says. “She’s true to him and he knows that deep down.
We’re so glad Khloe is standing by Lamar during this difficult time. Whatever’s going on with Lamar, it’s clear that he really needs Khloe’s help right now.
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Is Lamar right to put his career on the back burner and focus on his marriage?
— Eleanore Hutch, reporting by Eric Ray
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