Lamar Odom’s son is desperately begging his NBA star father to stay healthy and to clean up his act. Will his son be the one to finally get through to him? Read on for all the EXCLUSIVE details.
If Lamar Odom, 36, doesn’t want to get his life together for himself, then perhaps he should for his son. Lamar Odom Jr tearfully pleaded with the former Los Angeles Clippers star to get healthy, not just for himself, but for the whole family, including his future grandchildren, HollywoodLife.com can EXCLUSIVELY report. Family is everything — but is it enough for Lamar to finally put his health first?
Since Lamar’s July 11 airport bender that reportedly left him soaked in his own vomit, everyone in the legend’s immediate family is worried about his health. His son is at the top of the list. Lamar Jr. tearfully confronted his father and begged him to curtail his wild behavior. “Lamar Jr was in tears when he told Lamar he wants him to be around for the births of his future children and how he wants him to be a grandfather to them and teach them how to play basketball,” an Odom family source tells HollywoodLife.com. “Lamar promised his son he’s not going anywhere. Lamar’s children are trying to play a huge role in his recovery to optimal health. They’re slowly talking to him hoping he’ll clean up his life.”
But Lamar’s excessive drinking isn’t his only problem In addition, the former sixth man is also on the verge of financial ruins. As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, the 6’10” giant is spending a grip on his self destructive behavior and those close to him say he’s going broke. “He’s spending bandz on bandz like he has an endless bank account. At the rate he’s going he’s going to be broke,” another source close to #7 told HollywoodLife.com. “He’s surrounding himself with all of his day ones and it’s quite the party when they’re all kicking it. He feels he’s invincible. He’s depressed because Khloe’s [Kardashain] leaving him. He’s sad he’s not in the NBA. Everyone tells him he’s going down the same road that left him unconscious in Vegas.”
HollywoodLifers, should Lamar Odom go to rehab?