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Lamar Odom's Addiction

Khloe's Dark Secret

8/26/2013 10:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Khloe Kardashian kept Lamar Odom's crack addiction secret from her entire family for most of her marriage ... TMZ has learned.

Sources connected to the family tell us ... Khloe did not want to burden her family and jeopardize the Kardashian machine by telling the brood about Lamar's drug issues. We're told Kourtney and Kim Kardashian learned of Lamar's addiction "very recently."

We're told Kris Jenner has known about it for a longer period of time, but was still kept in the dark for many months.

Our sources say even when Khloe reached out for professional help -- for example hiring private investigators to follow Lamar -- she lied about the extent of the addiction. Our sources say Khloe told private investigators Lamar was addicted to "performance enhancing drugs" and that's why she needed their help. She never played the crack card.

When stories started to surface about Lamar sleeping with other women ... and the family started asking questions ... Khloe felt she needed to reveal the real issue. As one source put it, "Khloe was a real trooper. She's been living a nightmare."


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Is she a trooper? Or is she desperate? Not putting down addiction, but she;s always struck me as desperate kind of wookie. Should've left him by now.

424 days ago


I wish Khloe the best they been together for some quite time and you TMZ people are always putting down celebrities or just being trolls. A relationship is a relationship this happens every day people's loved ones on drugs and she shouldn't leave him he just needs help and rehab very bad.

424 days ago


sheets like this pops up when you marry someone after only a month of knowing them. her brilliance is dazzling !

424 days ago

Not So Mad Hatter    

You keep saying "your sources." Why don't you just come clean and say "Kris Jenner"?

424 days ago


Khloe is a big girl . she has a net worth of 7 milllion dollars/ khloe will be fine with or without lamars cheating and fake drug stories.

klhoe can pay with her millions, to have the nightmare of a crack addict removed from her life. surely klhoes dosent still want a crack baby from a drug addict.

puh-leeeez keep spinning the stories

424 days ago


when Khloe lied ....

424 days ago


What on earth is 'she never played the crack card' supposed to mean?? What a ridiculous statement to make.

424 days ago


You know they hit the pizzo up together at least once or twice

424 days ago


So now poor little eternally suffering Khloe has finally been elevated to formal Sainthood.

424 days ago

Dead account Delete at will    

Congrats on escaping Lamar... Just run and don't look back

424 days ago


What is even sicker is knowing that she knew this stuff and still continued to try and get pregnant!

424 days ago

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Let the black man smoke his crack in peace.. damn

424 days ago

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She is living a nightmare. Only being half sister to Kim and Kourt. Not knowing if her father is OJ or some other random black man her wh0re mom banged. Had to be rough growing up like that. I think Khloe should get her own show. "Growing Up Wookie"

424 days ago


what a nice mother.knoows the husband is a crack head and lies to the daughter about it.

424 days ago


LOL, This story sounds like total fiction. I never saw anything like this. There was no need for all this damage control. Kim ended her marriage in 72 days for no reason at all. These two didn't work out for whatever reason. I wouldn't be surprised if Khloe was doing drugs with Lamar. You think she lost all that weight by dieting? Coke is much faster.She stayed until the cheating rumors were public and verified and then she blew him in to every tabloid she could. Or Kris did. Do they realize that no one cares if these two split or why? Make this siege of Kardashian stories STOP!

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