Lamar Odom Does NOT “Blame” ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ For “Downfall”

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Lamar Odom Blame Keeping Up With Kardashians Downfall

By Shari Weiss

Lamar Odom Blame Keeping Up With Kardashians Downfall

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Lamar Odom does NOT “blame” “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” for his “downfall,” despite a new report. Gossip Cop can debunk the story.

A RadarOnline headline on Monday exclaims, “Destroyed By Fame! Lamar Blames ‘KUWTK’ For His Downfall.” According to the site, Odom is “placing the blame” for his near-fatal overdose “squarely on the shoulders of Khloe Kardashian, her family and their reality show.” And it’s claimed the former NBA player came to this conclusion thanks to Kobe Bryant.

The webloid writes that watching Bryant’s final game last week “was a revelation,” because “he realized how much his life had changed for the worse and blamed Khloe, her family and their reality shows.” A so-called “source” is quoted as alleging, “Lamar said that he was so happy playing for the Lakers and playing with Kobe and his life started to fall apart after he met Khloe. When he met her and started appearing on all of Kris Jenner’s reality shows, that’s when he started to go off the rails.”

And because the webloid and its “source” have no specifics, the tipster merely repeats, “Lamar blames Khloe and her family. Being on the shows was the beginning of his terrible times… Lamar ignores the fact that he is responsible for his own actions. But his life became a mess after Khloe, that’s undeniable.”

Never once, though, does the sensational story actually show any correlation between Odom’s medical emergency and “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” Furthermore, the claims, as vague as they are, don’t exactly make sense. Odom’s “terrible times,” for instance, actually began long before his association with the famous family.

Also, this wasn’t the athlete’s first time taking in a Lakers game since his health crisis. So why didn’t Odom have this supposed “revelation” when he watched Bryant play last month? And why has he willingly participated in “KUWTK” filming multiple times since January?

In fact, as a trailer for the new season indicated last week, Odom will be front and center in the upcoming batch of episodes. If he truly “blamed” the series for making his life a “mess,” certainly he wouldn’t have agreed to be on it again. But RadarOnline often chooses to ignore logic in favor of playing up drivel that it can’t actually back up.

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