Khloe and Lamar Odom Update: Divorce Finalized
Rarely does basketball talk elapse without the mention of Lamar Odom. He is one of the legendary basket ball players around the globe. His competitive skills brought him into limelight in the world of sports. This also enabled him acquire significant wealth during his sporting career.
During his early life, he used to play basketball to assist him through his troubled child life. Lamar became one of the most incredible basketball players and was named player of the year by parade magazine. After joining college, he demonstrated his eligibility in basket ball and therefore was selected by the struggling Los Angeles clippers as one of their players. He played basketball for many popular teams. Beyond basketball he is greatly known for his open relationship with a flamboyant television personality Khloe Kardashian.
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His father Joseph was a veteran and heroin addict. He died when Lamar Odom was young. He was raised by his mother, Cathy Mercer, with whom he was very close. His mother was a corrections and traffic officer. She was determined in ensuring that her only son stays away from the dangerous streets where they lived. Odom was introduced to basketball at a tender age of seven years and he was determined to be perfect in it.
His mother succumbed to colon cancer when he was only 12 years of age. Lamar went to live with his grandmother Mildred Mercer who encouraged him to focus on his education and sports. He attended Christ the king high school in Queens and Redemption Christian Academy in Troy, New York city. There, Odom played for St. Thomas Aquinas High School in New Britain, Connecticut, during his senior year. Odom was enrolled to the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and attended summer classes. He is a very popular NBA basketball.
2. Marital and Substance Problems
Rumors started to circulate concerning Odom’s deteriorating relationship with Kardashian in august 2013. TMZ had it that Odom had extramarital affairs. There were other reports about drug abuse which also began to surface. He was then reported to be missing by his wife. His location was later revealed after three days through ESPN.
He was later arrested on 30 august 2013 for driving under the influence of drugs. Following his arrest he was taken to a rehabilitation centre although he left after spending 24 hours in the rehab facility.
Odom had three children with his former girlfriend Liza Morales though one of their sons died as an infant during his early months of life. He separated with Liza Morales in the year 2006.
Later, he married Khloe Kardashian in September 2009 after a month long of dating at a private residence in Beverly Hills. The two lover birds tied the knot before triple arches of white roses made by celebrity florist Mark’s Garden. Their wedding was the talk of the day. It was one of the most expensive weddings to be conducted in the world.Despite this; the marriage only lasted for only four years.
Kardashian is the best known reality television star who appears with her family including Kim and Kourteney on a famous series called Keeping with the Kardashians. During their reality TV show Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom shared personal information concerning their personal life more so about their desire and struggles to have kids. They too had their own television show called Khloe and Lamar.
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4. Filing of divorce
Khloe Kardashian filed for divorce in December 2013. She had been married legally to Lamar Odom for four good years. Khloe accused Odom of infidelity through a 2014 episode popularly known as “Keeping up with the Kardashians.” The divorce later halted after Lamar Odom was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel last year. Kardashian also hinted that Odom’s medical condition as one of the main reason why she had to withdraw the divorce case.
Early during this year, E! News reported that some documents had been filed by the court threatening to drop down the whole divorce case until when one of the two parties will respond after the initial filing, Lamar Odom never responded. However, according to the legal rights, Khloé could have returned to the court to file for a default divorce judgment.
It seems as though she was not keen on following through with it all along.
The 30 year old elegant and beautiful lady has been in the public limelight since she joined the TV reality show. Her pain originated from the break up with Lamar and spoke frankly about her ex husband during the last April. She admitted of still loving Lamar Odom unconditionally. She talked of her being obsessed with him something that affected her health.
Later in May, she filed for another divorce stating irreconcilable differences as the major cause. The two had not had kids together since they legally got married in the year 2013.
The couple had a company called Khlomar. The nickname was in honor of their relationship after they commenced dating back in the year 2009. The company is to be wound up now that the divorce is due, according to the court documents.
Judgment states indicated that neither Kardashian nor Odom will receive spousal support.
Kardashians first divorce filing came in the limelight days after Lamar pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor. Drunken driving charges were leveled against him.
5. Divorce Finalization
As per their final divorce documents which have been stamped by the judge owing to their divorce case, their break up will be legit on December 17 this year. According to the documents acquired by TMZ, the two parties involved, Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Dom both will not receive spousal support. Khloé and Lamar are winding up their production company called Kholmar.
Khloe Kardashian is still interested in her DASH Boutique and he’s keeping his NBA 401(k) plan. They have already sold their matrimonial home and Khloé Kardashian is residing in Calabasas home. This has brought their long awaited case to a close. It was first filed in December 2013, withdrawn and later refilled in May 2016. Kardashian is now dating Cleveland Cavaliers legend Tristan Thompson. She hinted this on her short aired talk show cocktails with Khloé during the month of March this year.