Lamar Odom reveals how he allegedly left Taraji P for Khloé Kardashian

Lamar Odom. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Lamar Odom. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Former NBA player Lamar Odom shocked many in May when an excerpt from his memoir shared details of his crippling sex addiction that saw him sleep with more than 2000 women – and now he spilling more secrets.

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In a recent interview with TV One’s Uncensored, the 39-year-old revealed how he briefly dated award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson but later left her for Khloé Kardashian.

"I met Taraji at an HBO party and we hit it off right away. And I really, really, really, really started liking her," Lamar began explaining before saying that his relationship with Taraji was the most significant relationship, he’d ever been in.

"I just wish I had done things different with her. She was a little older than me but I learned a lot from her because that was the most significant relationship as a grown up that I’d had with a black woman," he continued.

According to TMZ, Taraji and Lamar had been secretly dating in 2009, the same year that he met Khloé in a nightclub.

Although Lamar explained how Taraji’s impressive work ethic was an inspiration to him, he admits that he messed things up between them when he couldn’t handle the situation after he fell in love with Khloé.

"Things ended with Taraji, because me being an immature punk, I didn't know how to tell her that I was falling in love with another woman named Khloé Kardashian," he said.

Unfortunately for the star, he has now lost both women after getting divorced to Khloé Kardashian in 2016 due to his drug addiction and cheating scandals. The two had been married for seven years.

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