A Dancing With the Stars graduate opens up about his life in a new TV documentary.
On December 20, 2022, Lamar Odom — who competed in Season 28 of DWTS — announced that the doc entitled “LAMAR ODOM Sex, Drugs & Kardashians” will air on January 2, 2023 on Fox.
The documentary, hosted by TMZ’s Harvey Levin, promises a glimpse into Odom’s life when he was married to The Kardashians star Khloe Kardashian. As per the trailer, Odom will also talk about his drug addiction and an overdose that almost took his life.
Odom and Kardashian were married from 2009 to 2016. She dated other people including Tristan Thompson, with whom she shares two children. Odom has two children from a previous relationship.
Here’s what you need to know:
Odom spoke openly about his drug addiction
During an interview with Levin, Odom shared how important drugs were in his life when he was married to Kardashian.
“Drugs… that was my girlfriend. I had a wife and cocaine,” he said. He went on to tell Kardashian he used drugs while the two were married. “You can’t hide that,” he explained.
When Levin pointed out that Kardashian “supported” the former NBA star during this time, Odom agreed. “Yes, she did,” he said, putting his head in his hands.
“I mean, behind the scenes, I did some things to her. The things you all think you know are crazy. But the stories that you all don’t know are really crazy,” he added.
Odom has always held a special place in his heart for Kardashian
Odom has opened up about his marriage to Kardashian and his drug overdose in the past.
Though their marriage didn’t work out, Kardashian was there for Odom when he overdosed, and he’s almost always spoken so kindly and lovingly of her whenever she strikes up a conversation.
“When I married Khloé, I just did so many things wrong in that relationship. If I could take it back, of course I would take it back. It was never my intention to hurt her. My mind and my head were not in the right place. I wasn’t taking care of myself,” he said on Celebrity Big Brother in February 2022. according to People magazine.
In an interview with Us Weekly In 2017, Odom admitted that Kardashian “tolerated” his drug use during their marriage. He admitted things went downhill for him after Kardashian filed for divorce.
“I was in a very dark place and very confrontational. I wasn’t trying to fix my marriage; I was just trying to get high. At that point, my life was all about drugs,” he explained. He further credited Kardashian for being there for him during his near-fatal overdose.
“I didn’t even know what had just happened. I mean I’m a big strong guy who made it to the highest level doing what he loves. And now I can neither walk nor speak. She was the first thing I saw,” he said, adding, “She played a big part in it [him] receive [his] memory back.”
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