The marriage of another Kardashian is about to bite the dust. The troubled marriage of Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom is over, as the divorce was finalized in December of 2016. The divorce ends a tumultuous relationship for the couple. Odom has had a history of substance abuse problems and was arrested for DUI in August of 2013. Odom almost died in 2015 after experiencing a drug overdose, strokes, and kidney failure. Odom played in the NBA for almost fifteen seasons after experiencing a troubled childhood. Odom’s father was a heroin addict and his mother died when he was only 12.
In September 2009, Odom and Kardashian married after only a month of dating. Their wedding was featured on the E! reality-based series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. In December 2010, The E! Network announced a spinoff from the series featuring Odom, Kardashian, and his two children from his previous relationship. The series, titled Khloé & Lamar, debuted in 2011, but soon thereafter, Odom almost quit because of the show’s grueling schedule. The series was finally canceled in 2012.
Kardashian, currently engaged to the NBA’s Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers, filed for divorce from Odom on two occasions, first in 2013, then in May of 2016. Khloe voluntarily dismissed her first petition after Odom nearly overdosed in a Las Vegas brothel in 2015. Odom was comatose and placed on life support as a result of the several strokes and kidney failure, which he experienced during the incident. Khloe stated that the couple had not reconciled but that she had dismissed the divorce case so that she might help him make medical decisions during his recovery.
After failing to win Khloe back, Odom recovered and left the hospital earlier in 2016, but this time, Kardashian went through with the divorce as the year moved forward. Both parties waived spousal support and the couple evenly divided their production company and a checking account. Khloe is keeping her interest in her Calabasas, California home and the DASH Boutique, while Lamar is keeping his NBA 401(k) plan. The couple has already sold their marital home.
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