Lamar Odom Is ‘Surprised’ About ‘KUWTK’ Coming to an End


End of an period. Lamar Odom wasn’t anticipating the Kardashian-Jenners to shut their actuality TV chapter — however he’s giving the household his full help.

Kim Kardashian introduced in September 2020 that Keeping Up With the Kardashians could be ending after its twentieth season, which is about to premiere in March. Odom, 41, advised Us Weekly completely on Tuesday, February 16, that he was “a little bit surprised” by the daring choice.

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“Everything that started has an ending,” he added. “You know, they have a pretty tight knit family and … I’m pretty sure that they came to that decision together. Of course, at this time, we all know that we really have to do what’s best for us. And if they feel like that’s best for them, then they have my full support.”

The KKW Beauty founder, 40, detailed her household’s “difficult” selection to finish their actuality TV reign in a prolonged Instagram submit alongside an outdated poster from one of many present’s earliest seasons. “After what will be 14 years, 20 seasons, hundreds of episodes and numerous spin-off shows, we are beyond grateful to all of you who’ve watched us for all of these years – through the good times, the bad times, the happiness, the tears, and the many relationships and children,” she wrote in September. “We’ll forever cherish the wonderful memories and countless people we’ve met along the way.”

Odom’s ex-wife, Khloé Kardashian, famous by way of Instagram on the time that she was “too emotional to fully express” how she was feeling. One month later, the 36-year-old revealed that she was nonetheless “sad” to stroll away from the present after so a few years however felt prefer it was the fitting time.

“We get two weeks off a year. It’s exhausting. We’re all in a different place in our lives and some of us need a nap,” Khloé mentioned on the “Emergency Contact” podcast in October. “It’s hard because I’m not good with change, but that doesn’t mean I don’t need a break.”

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The Revenge Body host married the previous NBA participant in September 2009 after one month of courting. Their marriage ceremony ceremony was featured on KUWTK and Odom subsequently turned a fixture of the present. In 2011, the duo acquired their very own spin-off sequence titled Khloé & Lamar, however it was canceled after simply two seasons.

Khloé filed for divorce from the retired athlete in December 2013 and the case was dismissed two years later when Odom was hospitalized after struggling kidney failure and a number of strokes. He was positioned on life help on the time, leaving the Good American cofounder with the accountability to make his medical selections. He finally recovered and Khloé filed for divorce once more, finalizing the paperwork in December 2016.

Despite all of his ups and downs with the California native, Odom has no arduous emotions. “I would love to remain her friend. I would love that,” he advised Us, noting that seeing his ex-wife thrive as mother to her and Tristan Thompson‘s 2-year-old daughter, True, has been unbelievable.

“If she was able to take care of a 29-year-old man, I know she’d be great with the baby,” he joked. “I’m proud of her and I wish her well, as far as being a mother.”

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi

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