Making powerful selections. Lamar Odom is sending like to former sister-in-law Kim Kardashian and her husband, Kanye West, amid ongoing rumors that they’re heading for a divorce after six years of marriage.
“I think it’s very important to do the best thing for your mental health and our mental space,” the previous Los Angeles Lakers participant, 41, instructed Us Weekly solely on Tuesday, February 16. “If that’s the best thing for them, then they have my blessings.”
Odom, who was beforehand married to Khloé Kardashian from 2009 to 2016, added that he hasn’t been in contact with the 43-year-old rapper not too long ago. The Yeezy designer was an enormous assist system for Odom within the wake of his 2015 well being scare and hospitalization.
“I haven’t been able to speak to him,” the retired athlete instructed Us. “I would love to though [after] what he did for me.”
West and the KKW Beauty founder, 40, tied the knot in May 2014 and share 4 kids: North, 7, Saint, 5, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 21 months. Us beforehand reported in July 2020 that Kim was meeting with lawyers to discuss her options after the “Gold Digger” rapper’s emotional show at his presidential campaign rally in South Carolina and subsequent Twitter rants. At the time, a supply defined that the fact star hesitated to comply with by way of with the break up “because of their children.”
In January, nonetheless, the twosome’s marital woes came to a breaking point after having “a big fight” in the course of the vacation season. An insider revealed that the pair “have both been living separate lives for many months” and “haven’t been on the same page for a while now,” including that the Skims CEO is “done” with West.
The couple attended marriage counseling earlier this yr, however the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was noticed without her wedding band on a number of events. Kim has additionally had famed divorce attorney Laura Wasser on retainer for months and has mentioned her “exit plan” at size with monetary advisors, based on insiders.
“Kim has had all of her and Kanye’s financials and properties ready to be split, it’s a very fair deal for everyone,” a supply instructed Us solely in January. “Kim has all of her assets and financials ready for when she decides to file officially. Friends thought she was going to file in September, but she’s holding out. That does not mean that everything behind the scenes is already done.”
Odom isn’t the one one encouraging the duo to make the healthiest choice for themselves amid their ups and downs. The California native’s interior circle has her again as she continues to contemplate her subsequent step.
“While they have a multitude of problems, friends on both sides think there is a chance this separation could give them a fresh start,” a separate insider revealed in January.
The former NBA star not too long ago went by way of a public breakup of his personal, splitting from fiancée Sabrina Parr one yr after he proposed in November 2019. The pair briefly reunited for the Thanksgiving vacation however gained’t be getting again collectively anytime quickly.
“Maybe it was too much time together too soon for the both of us,” Odom instructed Us of his break up. “We kind of just jumped into it. … . We didn’t give each other, the time to really know each other before we made some life-changing decisions.”
With reporting by Christina Garibaldi
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