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Lamar Odom

Buys Popular Ingredient for

Homemade Crack Pipes

9/11/2013 7:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0910-lamar-odom-akmOminous sign for Lamar Odom's battle with drug addiction -- he scooped up a household cleaning product that doubles as a vital part of homemade crack pipes ... and TMZ has the photos.

Lamar and his driver walked out of a San Fernando Valley pharmacy on Tuesday with a bag full of items ... most notably ... Chore Boy copper scrubbing pads.

0910-lamar-chore-akmHow commonly are the pads used for drug abuse? Type it into Google ... and "crack" is the first auto-fill topic besides the product name. Also, Forbes magazine wrote an article about its use as a filter in makeshift crack pipes.

Oh, and Urban Dictionary defines it like this: "Brand name of scouring pad used also by people smoking crack to retain some of the cocaine vapors."

According to the photo agency that snapped the pics ... Lamar made the conspicuous purchase shortly after meeting Khloe Kardashian's assistant to pick up some clothes. We're told the pharmacy is near the house where he used to live with Khloe.

As TMZ first told you, multiple people in Lamar's life -- like his estranged wife -- are saying he desperately needs to get in to rehab for many addictions, especially crack.

So, it's possible the NBA star had some kitchen cleaning to do, but we gotta ask ...

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theresa    

God is carrying you Lamar... Just lean Stand up on your own, you can do it! ~ Blessings ~

317 days ago
242.

pragmatist    

CHORE BOY is the most incriminating thing you can buy if you have a crack habit. If anyone is buying just chore boy, or chore boy and a couple other small items, i GUARANTEE it is being used for crack. I doubted the reports until i saw the chore boy. Any convenient store cashier will tell you, chore boy is a GUARANTEED crackhead item.

317 days ago
243.

Karlene    

Let him live his life the way he wants to. You shouldn't judge him for it cause people do it on a daily bases..

317 days ago
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Gustav LaFong    

Okay, the guy's a multi-millionaire and his wife is a multi-millionaire, but maybe he still enjoys scrubbing his toilet with Chore Boy scrubbers. No? Um, well...

317 days ago
245.

Derah    

Cleaning will keep him busy. Leave the man alone.

317 days ago
246.

Biff    

Reports of his drug use are all over the internet. We all assume by now that he buys drugs and the accompanying paraphernalia. There's no need to keep us posted whenever he makes a purchase.

317 days ago
247.

Create Education Better    

Well, where there's smoke...There's usually a chore boy being used in a crack pipe...

317 days ago
248.

luckyone    

Just look at that box...Lil' Chore Boy looks like Beiber. I wonder if Chore Boy will update its packaging to reflect their new market?

317 days ago
249.

mikedecook75    

TMZ get a life and leave the man alone. The ionly crack he has to get rid if is Khloe Kard

317 days ago
250.

NOT ELMO    

Lamar Odom
Buys Popular Ingredient for
Homemade Crack Pipes.................SOOO TALL AND SOOO DUMB

317 days ago
251.

anung rama    

TMZ says, "homemade" crack pipe,... well, harve, ive never sen them in the grocery store so.... DUH!

317 days ago
252.

Sili'LilSkoolgrl    

If this means we don't have to see Chewie and Lamar kissing ever again, it will all be worth it.

317 days ago
253.

Thomas    

I feel like why are we worrying about this, he is a grown man, with money its his life, i like lamar, but the media is riding his jock a little bit to hard, you couldnt really be a crackhead if you got a nice home in beverly hills also miami also still got his clothing company, we should pray for lamar, and stop throwing stones at the glass house, i betcha a million that lawyer was smoking too

317 days ago
254.

Truth Be Told    

FYI: Just so everyone knows - There is someone who is cloning me (and a lot of other people) and is posting on all the boards.

317 days ago
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Patricia Romine     

My husband and I had a roommate one that I kicked out after finding Chore Boy copper scrubbers between his mattress and box springs. Believe me, he wasn't helping me clean with them!!

317 days ago
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