Lamar Odom is safe right after unintentionally crashing into two parked vehicles in Los Angeles not too long ago.
The retired NBA star, 43, was driving his Merecedes-Benz about 3 a.m. on Monday, September 11, when he strike two parked cars and trucks in the Northridge spot, TMZ reviews. The Los Angeles Law enforcement Section requested if he’d been drinking and Odom described that he has been sober for many several years and now owns restoration clinics. No sobriety assessments ended up executed. Odom and the entrepreneurs of the vehicles exchanged insurance policies information and facts just before the law enforcement remaining.
Odom’s rep, Gina Rodriguez, advised People on Sunday, September 17, that the retired athlete was achieving for his mobile. “His phone fell and it dropped on the floor and when he arrived at out for it, his arm went with it,” Rodriguez explained to the outlet.
She added that Odom “was fully fine” irrespective of remaining “a tiny shaken up” soon after his a few airbags were being produced.
The rep observed that the authorities questioned if Odom was sober due to the fact they “knew his history” with habit.
Odom has been open about his battle to get sober. In January’s TMZ Offers: Lamar Odom: Sexual intercourse, Medications & Kardashians specific, he specific remaining in a “dark place” as his basketball profession slowed down and his marriage to Khloé Kardashian fell aside.
“Drugs — that was my girlfriend. I had a wife and cocaine,” he stated. “For portion of my relationship, I had to explain to [Khloé]. You simply cannot cover that endlessly. … She was damage, but Khloé was a excellent spouse. She wasn’t dismissive or [saying], ‘Get away from me.’ … She was protecting and required to safeguard me even extra. She [stood by me]. I mean behind the scenes, I put her by way of some s—t. Like s—t that y’all don’t know. … The tales that y’all really do not know is, like, really mad.”
Kardashian, now 39, and Odom married in September 2009 after just one particular month of courting, and they break up in 2013. The divorce was paused in 2015 after Odom went to the Bunny Ranch in Nevada and nearly died pursuing an overdose. Kardashian was in charge of his healthcare treatment at the time.
“I consider if I would have passed absent that working day or those people evenings, I consider [my life] would be considered a tragedy. But the triumphant component is that I pulled via it,” Odom reported in the doc. “You know, I’m much better than at any time. I’m more focused than I ever was in my championship decades. I have type of got the very same target. I really do not stay daily life like a druggie anymore. … I’m so blessed to be below and it is a skinny line among not remaining listed here and staying here. … You identify me just one man or woman who obtained off prescription drugs and things bought even worse?”
Odom, whose divorce from Kardashian was finalized in 2016, described that he now has “control” more than both equally his sex and drug addiction.