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Lamar Odom

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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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106.

NE1    

hahahahaha!!!!! best laugh of the day.. i suppose it is sad tho. eh still funny.

415 days ago
107.

ketjo    

Lamar's holding what he bought in his hand ....looks like a Hallmark Card........the driver is carrying the other bag and guess what folks drivers usually clean the tires of their cars when they wash them and ...OH MY GOD ! they use scrubbing pads like ......THIS !!!!
THERE IS ALWAYS A PERFECTLY GOOD EXPLANATION FOR THINGS WITHOUT JUMPING TO CONCLUSIONS TMZ you ought to try it sometimes ........

415 days ago
108.

Marilyn    

Look I kinda can see his point of view.......


Wake up one morning and realize you married a Big Foot creature from a different galaxy (not human) with a mother-in-law from H-ll and a sister-in-law, urine soaked.


Wow! Bummer!

No amount of drugs can erase those troubling thoughts.

415 days ago
109.

Spunky Funk    

I see 2 separate photos. One of Lamar and one of some old looking Jewish man who probably bought the scrubbers for his wife at home. This story is stupid - it's like they want Lamar to die or commit suicide. LEAVE HIM ALONE YOU FREAKS.

415 days ago
110.

Gary    

Maybe he had to scrub the Krap family stink off of him.

415 days ago
111.

Raven    

Really??? There must be alot of crackheads in Hollywood that know how to make a homemade pipe!! #KMSL!! I think everybody involved should be quiet,, they are telling on themselves!!! Lamar is not the only crackhead in this story!!!

415 days ago
112.

broncosgodess    

THE FAR MORE IMPORTANT QUESTION IS WHO GIVES A F*CK?

415 days ago
113.

bkblueknight    

i wonder how much of a pariah this is making kris in her social circles. shes related to a crackhead!

415 days ago
114.

pink44444    

I Can't stand the Kardashians either..but he is the only one to blame for his drug use.

415 days ago
115.

lee    

Marilyn 113 it seems is a crack head or mentally
sick in her head she writes so much garbage and
crap you are a retard idiot

415 days ago
116.

itzkathy    

if any of you think Lamar is the one who picks up "cleaning supplies" you are as stupid as he hopes you are. It IS FOR SMOKING CRACK!! Like Lamar EVER CLEANS!!!

415 days ago
117.

Raven    

Really??? Looks like Hollywood is full of crackheads making homemade pipes!! #KMSL!! Everyone involved in this story should be quiet,, they are truely telling on themselves!!!! I hope that at this point we can see that Lamar did not smoke by himself!!!

415 days ago
118.

KAH    

Listen to Whitney, Lamar - Crack is wack!

415 days ago
119.

CathyJ    

Jenner has done her job well hasn't she? Of course Harvey and Mike are so far up her ass they can't see what's coming next.. Harvey and Mike and their "sources" will be **** on soon enough if they don't do what they are told.

415 days ago
120.

npsconnie    

The "photo agency" that snapped this damning shot of Lamar, was it Kris or Khloe behind the camera? Just wondering...

415 days ago
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