Yikes! Lamar Odom didn’t mince phrases when talking about ex-wife Khloé Kardashian — significantly when he in contrast her to a different one among his exes, Taraji P. Henson.
“I believe the distinction between Taraji and Khloé is how they [were] introduced up. Their upbringing, which makes individuals completely different and [affects] the way in which they suppose,” the previous NBA star, 42, instructed Page Six on Tuesday, June 28. “I believe Taraji is extra skillful in what she does as an actress in comparison with what Khloé does.” Regardless of the shade, Odom known as Kardashian, 38, “a terrific spouse.”
The basketball professional, who was married to the fact star from 2009 to 2016, revealed to the outlet that if he needed to get again along with an ex, he would select the Empire actress, 51 — whom he dated in 2009 earlier than getting along with the Kardashians star.
“I really like Taraji. It’s a love factor. It’s about who you’re keen on,” Odom defined about his hypothetical resolution. “Taraji is a cool woman. Matter truth she’s right here [in L.A.]. I acquired to see her on the BET Awards in June. So perhaps I’ll get to shoot my shot at her once more.”
Odom and Kardashian — who tied the knot one month after assembly — had a famously tumultuous relationship, throughout which the L.A. Lakers participant was untrue and utilizing medication. The highs and lows of their romance performed out on the couple’s former actuality collection, Khloé & Lamar, which lasted for 2 seasons. The pair break up in 2013, however didn’t finalize their divorce till three years later. In 2015, the Good American founder flew to be by her ex’s aspect as he fought for his life in a Nevada hospital following a near-fatal overdose.
Odom has executed nothing however reward the Hulu star and her household within the years since, which makes his current feedback all of the extra stunning.
“Once I got here out of the coma, she took care of me. I’m speaking a few girl that wiped my bottom once I couldn’t do it myself,” Odom completely instructed Us Weekly in February about Kardashian’s look after him within the hospital. “So, I’m keen on her for that. She had loads of dignity and delight in addition to I did.”
Throughout his stint on Movie star Huge Brother earlier this yr, the previous NBA champion not solely spoke fondly about his relationship with Kardashian — he claimed he wished her again.
“I miss her a lot. I want I may take that point again,” he stated on the present in February, telling Us that very same month that “she’ll at all times have a spot in my coronary heart.”
The California native, for her half, has been wrapped up in drama with one other ex — Tristan Thompson. After his personal repeated admissions of infidelity, the Chicago Bulls participant, 31, publicly apologized to Kardashian earlier this yr for fathering one other little one whereas they had been in a relationship.
“Khloé, you don’t deserve this,” he wrote through his Instagram Story in January, as soon as it was established that he fathered Maralee Nichols’ son, Theo. (Thompson can be dad to 4-year-old daughter true with Kardashian, in addition to 5-year-old son Prince with ex Jordan Craig.) “You don’t deserve the heartache and humiliation I’ve precipitated you. You don’t deserve the way in which I’ve handled you through the years. My actions actually haven’t lined up with the way in which I view you.”
Whereas viewers of The Kardashians have watched all of the drama unfold this season, the Kocktails With Khloé alum is busy transferring on in her courting life: She is courting a businessman, Us confirmed on June 21.