Report: Lamar Odom Checked Into Rehab

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Following a DUI arrest last week in which police reported he refused to undergo a drug test, Lamar Odom has checked himself into a rehab clinic for substance abuse, according to People Magazine.

A source claims that, “he realized he needs help.”

The 33-year-old’s reported drug use has created a rift in his marriage with Khloe Kardashian.

Despite the turmoil, the reality TV star has been right by her husband’s side.  As the drama unfolds she has tweeted, “Really hard to sit here and listen to people talk s–t about my family! [Expletive] and shame on you! I’m too protective for this ?!”

The former Laker had violated the NBA’s substance abuse policy twice in 2001. “I just couldn’t control myself in L.A. … the lifestyle that I was living and the things I had access to,” shared Odom.

The father of the New York native struggled with a heroin addiction. According to People, Odom has given thought to whether or not he was “fighting my father’s demons.”


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