Lamar Odom Announces Release Date For Memoir Detailing Addiction, Overdose & Marriage To Khloe Kardashian
Former NBA star, Lamar Odom is set to release a memoir, ‘Darkness to Light,’ which details his past including everything from his basketball career to his marriage to reality star, Khloe Kardashian and his 2015 drug overdose. On Friday, the 39-year-old 2-time NBA champion shares on Instagram his tell all will be release on May 28th,
“I have some amazing news to share with you guys! My book will officially be out on 5/28. You can pre order your copy on Amazon now! @benbellabooks”
Odom explained earlier this year, this is the first time he is opening up on his story about his struggles with drugs.
“Darkness to Lightwill definitely surprise readers because it’s the first time I actually am opening about my entire story. Parts of my life that I never had a chance to talk about. My goal is to inspire readers through my trials and tribulations.”
He continues, adding his goal of his upcoming memoir.
“Parts of my life that I never had a chance to talk about. My goal is to inspire readers through my trials and tribulations.”
Last year, Odom opened up with comedian Kevin Hart on Hart’s web series Cold as Balls.“ The two discussed Odom’s NBA career, as well as his 2015 hospitalization were he had over 10 strokes and several heart attacks. Odom said,
“All my doctors that see me say I’m a walking miracle. I had 12 strokes and six heart attacks when I was in a coma. Every day, I’m alive. It’s much better than the alternative.”
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In Darkness to Light, Lamar gives readers an intimate look into his life like never before. His exclusive and revealing memoir recounts the highs and lows of fame and his struggle with his demons along the way to self-discovery and redemption. From the pain of his unraveled marriage to Khloé Kardashian to the harmful vices he used to cope—and the near-death experience that made him rethink everything about his life—this is Lamar as you have never before seen him.
Lamar brings basketball fans directly into the action of a game during the Lakers championship years. He shares his personal account of the lifelong passion that started as one shining light in a childhood marked by loss and led to his international fame as one of the most extraordinary athletes of all time. In this profoundly honest book, Lamar invites you to walk with him through the good times and bad, while looking ahead to a brighter future.
Odom, 39, will be playing for rapper/actor Ice Cube’s ‘Big3’s “Enemies” this season along with Gilbert Arenas, Perry Jones III, Royce White, Frank Robinson and Craig Smith.