Lamar Odom’s got a lot of fight in him after awakening from his coma, and Khloe Kardashian has a particular reason in mind for his tenacity: he wants to prove to his doctors that NOTHING can bring him down, not even a grim prognosis.
Khloe Kardashian, 31, knows Lamar Odom, 35, better than anyone, and she knows why he awakened from his coma and is continuing to improve. Lamar may have been comatose, but he knew that his doctors were telling Khloe that he wouldn’t make it — and he wasn’t having any of that. Read on to hear what a source told us EXCLUSIVELY about Khloe’s theory.
“Doctors were telling [Khloe] from the beginning that the odds were against Lamar, but she feels Lamar heard them and is fighting desperately to prove them wrong,” a source told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY.
While it’s widely understood by the medical community that being comatose means losing your cognitive faculties (hearing, speaking, seeing, moving, etc.), some patients have reported that they were able to hear the entire time they were comatose. There’s a definite likelihood that Lamar could be one of them!
Lamar exhibited such strength as he struggled to regain consciousness over the three days he was comatose, finally waking up and being elated to see Khloe on October 16. After a four-day bender at a Nevada brothel, Lamar was found unresponsive in his room after taking 10 herbal Viagra pills, and allegedly shooting speedballs and drinking excessively. His overdose was disastrous, leading to multiple strokes in the hospital, and necessitating the use of a ventilator as he slipped into a coma. He could have died.
But her persevered. Khloe and his children never left his side, with Khloe even sleeping on the floor next to his hospital bed so that she could be there when he woke up. He’s not out of the woods just yet, though; while he’s shown great signs of improvement since waking up, like being unhooked from the ventilator, it’s still an uphill battle from here. Khloe’s not worried, though. Lamar’s going to fight with all his might to make sure the doctors are totally wrong!
HollywoodLifers, do you think Lamar could hear what doctors were saying? Tell us in the comments.
— Samantha Wilson, Reporting by Eric Mitchell