Now that Lamar Odom’s NBA future looks bleak, the basketball star is resorting to some strict rules that his ex-wife Khloe Kardashian once taught him. Lamar is “stingy, and he learned that from Khloe,” a source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY.
If there’s one lesson Khloe Kardashian ever taught Lamar Odom it’s this: Save your money! Now that Lam Lam’s been released from the New York Knicks, he’s on a quest to pinch pennies, even it means making some extremely tough decisions where his family is concerned, HollywoodLife.com can EXCLUSIVELY tell you.
Lamar Odom: How Khloe Kardashian Taught Him To Save His Money
With no steady paycheck coming in after being cut from the NBA, the 34-year-old basketball player now has to make some tough financial decisions!
“He hasn’t been bringing in the money he used to on a consistent basis — and with the fact that the NBA might be done with him, he’s worried about his future and his money and some people in his family are getting worried, too,” a source close to the former champ EXCLUSIVELY reveals to HollywoodLife.com.
Wow — what a tough position to be in. We can see how it would be stressful to WANT to support so many people you love, but KNOW that you need to make smart decisions about your future.
“It ain’t a lot of money in the big picture, but he’s stingy and he learned that from Khloe,” our source adds.
Why Lamar Odom’s Family Is ‘Thankful’ Khloe Kardashian Taught Him About Money
We’re told that while some of Lamar’s relatives are on edge, they also love him and are thankful that he was able to keep them in the lavish lifestyles to which they’ve become accustomed.
They also say that while there’s still tension — and slight bitterness — on his part toward Khloe, everyone is actually glad that Lamar listened to her when it comes to finances.
“She’s very money conscious and always told him to save, save, save, and make smart decisions and investments,” the source continues.
“Lamar has a lot of money tied up and owed to him and that’s his money that he worked for and he can do whatever he wants to with it. I’m just saying he’s put a few people in the family on notice,” the source tells us. “He’s going to start scaling back on how much money he gives.”
Tell us what you think, HollywoodLifers. Do you think Lamar’s making a good choice by cutting off some of the people he currently supports?
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