The rowdy path Lamar Odom has been following — downing tequila shots at 11:30 a.m. and partying till the early morning — has his wife, Khloé Kardashian, so concerned, the reality star wants her hubby to get help, sources tell Life & Style.
“Khloé wants Lamar to get help after basketball season ends,” reveals a close friend. “He has been going out way too much; it’s not healthy. She hopes that once the season is over, he can talk to a counselor and slow down on the partying.”
EXCLUSIVE: Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom's trial separationIt may be even more disconcerting to her given his family history: Lamar’s father, Joe Odom, struggled with heroin addiction for most of his son’s childhood. Now drug-free for 15 years, Joe recognizes Lamar’s attraction to nightlife and also why Khloé's concerned.“He likes to party,” Joe tells Life & Style. “I think, probably as a wife, you know, you worry about your husband.”
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And she has right to — sources close to the couple say Khloé's trying everything she can to get Lamar to quit his bad habits.“She thinks if she gets Lamar to give up the drinking and the clubs, he’ll go back to being the cuddly Lamar who liked to stay home and watch movies with her,” shares the friend. “She wants him to see an outpatient expert just to talk things through.”
EXCLUSIVE: Khloé Kardashian kicks Lamar Odom outJoe adds, "Khloé’s very concerned [about him in general]."For more, pick up this week’s issue of Life & Style, on newsstands now!