Lamar Odom checks into rehab for drug and alcohol abuse
05 SEPTEMBER 2013Lamar Odom has entered rehab for drug and alcohol addictions.
Confirming the news to People, a source said of Khloé Kardashian’s troubled husband, "He realised he needs help".
Lamar’s decision to seek help comes at a crucial time.
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Last week the 33-year-old basketball star was arrested for driving under the influence. According to an incident report, Lamar showed "signs of intoxication and was unable to perform field sobriety tests as explained and demonstrated."
He then refused to take a chemical test, resulting in the suspension of his license for one full year.
Lamar's marriage to reality star Khloé, 29, has also been put under immense strain.
The once blissful couple, who are due to celebrate their four year wedding anniversary on 27 September, haven't been pictured together since 2 June. But both are still wearing their wedding rings – and Khloé is said to determined to help her husband get his life back on track as he struggles to overcome his issues.
She has so far refused to directly comment on continued speculation about her private life, including Lamar’s alleged infidelities and his recent arrest.