No problems here! Khloe Kardashian has no problems with her ex-husband, Lamar Odomto be on Celebrity Big Brother as he makes headlines for his comments about their past romance.
“Khloé thinks it’s great that Lamar has continued because it’s more of an opportunity than anything,” a source exclusively revealed Us weekly. “It’s income for him and something new and exciting.”
The former NBA player, 42, is one of 11 house guests on Season 3 of the CBS reality series and on the show he didn’t hold back about his feelings for her Keeping up with the Kardashians alum, 37, after years of separation.
Despite all the gossip surrounding the Good American co-founder, the insider says US that Odom “didn’t go on the show with the intention of it being a platform to talk about Khloé again.”
In fact, what he really cares about is the “opportunity for him to get paid [and] to be in the spotlight again and grow his fan base,” the source explains, noting that Kardashian isn’t “concerned” about what he’ll say about their relationship because “she’s heard it all from him before.”
Ultimately, the former Los Angeles Lakers star is using the reality series as a “comeback” after a rocky few years. “[It’s] something Khloé would be proud of, like ‘Good for him,'” the insider said, adding, “He doesn’t have any ulterior motives.”
Odom’s management team tells exclusively US“Lamar’s appearance on CBB is in no way a “trick” to reunite with his ex-wife. Lamar has moved on with his life and is working diligently to build an image and brand as a businessman in the sports and entertainment industries.”
The TV show is a “wonderful platform” to introduce fans to the former basketball player as “more than an ex-athlete, Kardashian’s ex-husband and… [an] former drug addict,” adds the team.
Odom “will always have a fondness for Khloé and her family in his heart,” says the management team, pointing out that “he regrets his behavior when he was married to her and [whenever he is] if given the opportunity to apologize privately or publicly, he does so.”
Odom and Kardashian married in September 2009 after dating for 30 days. They split in 2013, but the former revenge body The host put their divorce on hold in 2015 to help the athlete with his recovery after he was hospitalized after an overdose earlier that year.
The California native filed for divorce again in May 2016 after Odom’s health improved. It was completed seven months later.
through CBBthat darkness to light The author has been vocal about what went wrong in his relationship with Kardashian, admitting that his infidelity created distrust between them.
“When you make a vow in the eye of the Lord, you expect to keep that vow, which I didn’t,” Odom said during the Feb. 3 episode, noting that he hoped Kardashian would be there Big Brother house so that they could work through their past problems. “It kind of haunts me now that I didn’t do it. Sometimes when I get the chance to talk about it, it’s like therapy.”
The New York native later confided in costar Cynthia Bailey that he felt that Revenge looks better naked The author was still the one for him — mostly because he was so close to both her and her family.
“I miss her and her family very much,” Odom explained. “Even for the family, I’m sorry that I let them down. They had so much faith in me that they gave me my own nickname, Lammy. I would do anything to make it up to you.”
While Odom apparently still wants Kardashian back, the former reality star went further Tristan Thompson after their breakup. the Cocktails with Khloé Alum welcomed daughter True, 3, with the former Cleveland Cavaliers player, 30, in April 2018. However, the duo called it quits for good in June 2021 after dating on and off since 2016.
Celebrity Big Brother airs Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m. ET and Mondays at 9:00 p.m. ET on CBS.
With reporting by Diana Cooper