Khloe Kardashian files to divorce Lamar Odom, Take 2
Khloe Kardashian is ready to finally walk away from her marriage to former Los Angeles Laker Lamar Odom.
Kardashian, 31, filed for divorce from Odom for a second time on Thursday, The Times confirmed with a representative for the reality TV personality.
Odom, 36, and the star of the reality juggernaut that is “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” married after just a month-long courtship in 2009.
Though both parties signed off on the divorce paperwork in July 2015, the decree had yet to be approved by a judge in October 2015 when Odom was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel.
While Odom was hospitalized, suffering from a four-day coma, Kardashian withdrew her divorce petition in order to have the authority to make medical decisions on Odom’s behalf.
Odom eventually recovered, and though the pair didn’t reconcile, neither party moved forward with the divorce.
In recent months, Kardashian had expressed unhappiness with Odom’s alleged drug issues, tweeting in March that she felt “helpless.” In April, rumors surfaced that the reality star was looking to refile divorce paperwork, something that Odom remarked was made more difficult by the constant speculation surrounding the couple.
Reports of the filing come just over a week after Kardashian posted an essay in Lena Dunham’s newsletter Lenny about her faith and included her thoughts on divorce and her struggle to prioritize her own well-being as a form of protection.
I am at peace with that decision and do feel like I honored my vows to the very end.
Khloe Kardashian, from her essay in Lenny
Kardashian appears to have no intention of cutting Odom from her life, however, tweeting to a concerned fan on Monday, “There is no air to clear. [Odom] and I are besties and forever will be! We will never address every rumor. Thats not who we are.”
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5:15 p.m.: This article was updated with comment from Khloe Kardashian’s rep confirming that the reality television personality had filed for divorce from Lamar Odom.
This article was first published at 4:45 p.m.
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