Former Los Angeles Lakers player Lamar Odom doesn’t want to be the other man anymore. “Keeping Up With the Kardsahians” star Khloé Kardashian has been juggling two men since she called off her divorce and continued to date Houston Rockets guard James Harden, but ex-NBA star Odom wants out of the bizarre love triangle, Hollywood Life wrote in an exclusive report Tuesday.
Odom, 36, was hospitalized Oct. 13 after he was found unconscious at a brothel near Las Vegas, and Kardashian has been by his side ever since. But she has also gone on dates with Harden, and Odom is fed up. “Lamar doesn’t love Khloé spending time with James,” a source told Hollywood Life. “Lamar told her if she really wants to be with him then she should just leave him alone.”
Recently, Kardashian distanced herself from Odom. She purportedly spent 30 minutes at Odom’s birthday party, a day after they supposedly got into a nasty fight. Days later, she was pictured holding hands with Harden, 26. “Khloé has been spending less time with Lamar, giving him time to rest while also creating some space between them,” the source said.
It doesn’t mean she’s ready to get into a serious relationship with Harden, though. “Although she says there is nothing romantic between them, it’s clear she cares for him more than just a friend,” a source said. “Her feelings for Lamar are definitely holding her back from fully committing to James.”
Kardashian, 31, reportedly paid for Odom’s medical bills. She also canceled signing events for her new book, “Strong Looks Better Naked,” so she could take care of “personal” problems. Presumably, it’s so she could be there for Odom if he needs her.
Even though he was originally given a 50-50 shot of survival, Odom is on the road to recovery at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles. He is reportedly working on his motors skills and regaining strength to walk on his own.
Odom has not yet released a statement about his hospitalization.
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