Lamar Odom Says He Left Taraji P. Henson Because He “Fell In Love” With Khloe Kardashian, In A Resurfaced Interview

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Lamar Odom Reveals He Left Taraji P. Henson Because He “Fell In Love” With Khloe Kardashian, In A 2019 Resurfaced Interview

Lamar Odom, 42, and Taraji P. Henson are trending on Twitter after a 2019 interview of Lamar has resurfaced. The retired NBA star was featured in an episode of TV One’s, “Uncensored” where he discussed his past relationship with actress Taraji P. Henson, 51, and revealed that he ended their relationship to be with Khloe Kardashian. In the resurfaced clip, Lamar Odom reflected on his relationship with Taraji and the positive impact she had on his life.

“ I met Taraji at a HBO party. I met her and we hit it off right away. And I really really started liking her…. I just wish I would have done things different with her. She was a little older than me, but I learned a lot from her because that was the most significant relationship as a grown-up that I had with a Black woman. I used to carry her picture on the road with me. Don’t nobody know that, except for the dudes that played with me. She gave me inspiration. A Black woman working like that… that’s just as good with her craft as I am in my craft.”

Taraji P. Henson

The former L.A. Lakers player went on to recall a time the team played the Cleveland Cavaliers, and he “went off on their a**” as he thought about getting back to Taraji P. Henson.

“I remember we were on the road for our longest road trip and we were playing Cleveland. And I went off on their a**, but part of the inspiration of me going back to see her and getting back to L.A., was one of the reasons I kicked their a** that night. I remember how I was feeling during that game and after that game. She inspired me.”

Despite all of this inspiration and love for Taraji, he ended up falling for Khloe Kardashian. Lamar Odom added,

“Things ended with Taraji because me being an immature punk, I didn’t know how to tell her that I was falling in love with another woman named Khloe Kardashian.”

Khloe Kardashian


At least he’s man enough to admit his mistakes. Did y’all know about Lamar and Taraji? #fyp? #blacknostalgia #lamarodom #tarajiphenson #blacklove #kkw

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Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom had a whirlwind romance, getting engaged just weeks after they began dating in 2009. The relationship, including their swiftly planned wedding, was documented on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”. The pair even landing their own spinoff show called “Khloe and Lamar” which ran for two seasons from 2011-2012. Their relationship came to an end in 2013 following the NBA players struggle with substance abuse and alleged cheating rumors.

It comes as no surprise that Twitter users had a lot to say about the trending video, many shocked and disappointed that Odom essentially left Taraji for Khloe. See the reactions below.







What are your thoughts on Lamar’s resurfaced clip? Are you shocked he dated Taraji P Henson before leaving her and  marrying Khloe? Let us know down below!


Authored by: Monique Nicole