“Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star Khloé Kardashian has yet to issue a statement since her estranged husband, former Los Angeles Lakers player Lamar Odom, was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel Tuesday. She also thinks that Dennis Hof, the man who owns Love Ranch, should stay quiet too, a Kardashian rep told the New York Daily News Thursday.
The reality family’s publicist asserted that Hof, 69, might be using the incident to his advantage. “We reached out to Dennis politely asking him to respect Lamar’s (and Khloé’s) privacy during this difficult time and refrain from talking to the press,” the Kardashian rep said Thursday. “This is a very painful situation, as I know you are aware, and the idea that anyone would use it to seek publicity is really sad.”
Hof told TV personality Wendy Williams and HLN host Nancy Grace that he told the Kardashians to “go to hell” when they asked him to hush up. Hof explained to Grace: “I got a call from their publicist today, saying, ‘Are you going to do any media?’ And I said ‘yes, I’m going to go on the ‘Nancy Grace Show.’ And she said, ‘please don’t do that, we’d rather have Khloé say what needs to be said.’”
Then he questioned Khloé Kardashian’s loyalty, probably a reference to her filing for divorce in December 2013. “If she really cared about this man, he wouldn't be at my place with my girls,” Hof told the Daily News on Thursday.
Kardashian, 31, has remained at Odom’s bedside at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas since he was transferred there for treatment Tuesday. She was reportedly “inconsolable” when she heard the news.
She rushed to Nevada to be with him, but was emotionally drained from handling his medical decisions, Us Weekly wrote Thursday. “It’s a lot on her shoulders and a lot weighing on her,” a source said, adding: “There’s still a lot of emotion there and she wouldn’t want to ever see him like this. And to have to make decisions on top of it now is also very hard.”
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