Is NBA player Lamar Odom dead? Rumors claim that the retired basketball player killed himself after learning about wife Khloe Kardashian dating Tristan Thompson.
The relationship of Odom and Kardashian has been on the rocks as early as 2013 when she first attempted to file a divorce with the former NBA star. After four years of marriage, the 32-year old Kardashian decided to call it quits and filed divorce against her then husband. However, in 2015 she withdrew all legal papers and called off the divorce after Odom was found unconscious in a Nevadan brothel.
She then filed for divorce a year after the incident when it became apparent that Odom was not going to stop with substance abuse.
Khloe Kardashian Dating Again
It seems like the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has an affinity for basketball players. After her relationship with Odom, she is now dating Cleveland Cavaliers player Tristan Thompson.
Though the divorce has yet to be signed by a judge, the star is pretty certain with her new boyfriend.
According to a Hollywood Life source, Kardashian is very happy with her relationship with Thompson. “Khloe is head over heels in ‘like’ with Tristan. She’s already telling her close friends and family that he could be the one,” shares the source.
Additionally, the website shares that “She really wasn’t expecting to have such strong feelings for Tristan in such a short amount of time.”
The happy couple was even rumored to be engaged after only two months of dating. “Tristan got down on one knee and asked Khloe to marry him,” said an insider to In Touch Magazine. Nonetheless, the rumors have not been confirmed yet.
Lamar Odom Dead
Reports that the former NBA player has committed suicide after learning about his wife’s new man has surfaced the internet.Odom was said to have died by drug overdose. It doesn’t come as a surprise with his track record of drug and alcohol abuse, which led to his NBA dismissal.
Contrary to these rumors, Us Weekly reported that Odom has been living cleaner these days. “He’s talking to his kids all the time, and they motivated him to start making changes in his life,” shared the site.
He is taking to fitness to get himself back to the right track. “He’s really trying hard and that is what we are working on right now … keeping his mental state high,” his physical trainer Oneal Price said.
With all these changes, Odom has also been advised to stay away from Kardashian who seem to be the trigger for his drug abuse. This might be the reason why the athlete decided to sign the divorce papers.
Despite loosing Khloe in his life, Odom is regaining his own. And, at the moment, the NBA player is alive and getting healthier by the day.