Posted on: January 2, 2023, 10:13h.
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In a brand new FOX-TV tabloid information particular, former L.A. Lakers star Lamar Odom accuses late brothel proprietor Dennis Hof of attempting to homicide him that point in 2015 that he famously overdosed on cocaine at Hof’s Love Ranch an hour exterior Las Vegas.
On “TMZ Presents: Lamar Odom: Intercourse, Medication and Kardashians,” which first aired Monday night time, Odom tells TMZ founder Harvey Levin that he by no means deliberately took cocaine on the brothel. His model of the story is that he had one drink when he arrived, then wakened three days later in a hospital with tubes popping out of his physique, unable to talk or stroll.
On a brand new tabloid TV particular, Lamar Odom admits to previously utilizing an nearly deadly quantity of cocaine regularly – simply not the actual cocaine that almost killed him in 2015 at Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch brothel. (Picture: Display screen shot/TMZ)
It’s a weird allegation to make, particularly when, throughout the identical interview, Odom admitted: “medication, that was my girlfriend” and “I had a spouse… and cocaine.”
The 2-time NBA champion wed actuality TV star Khloe Kardashian in 2009, after a month of courting. They remained married till 2016.
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On October 10, 2015 – whereas nonetheless married to Kardashian – Odom visited the Love Ranch in Crystal, Nev., one of many Silver State’s 10 counties with authorized prostitution. (It’s not authorized in Clark County, the place Las Vegas is positioned.) Odom settled right into a VIP suite and requested the corporate of prostitutes Cherry Ryder and Madison Montag. Three days of partying later, they visited his VIP suite and found Odom unconscious, with “blood popping out of his nostril, white stuff popping out of his mouth,” as they instructed a 911 dispatcher.
A brothel supervisor known as 911 a second time, to supply extra particulars, resembling how a lot cocaine Odom had ingested, and the ten tablets of “sexual efficiency enhancers” he’d been utilizing over the course of three days.
In response to Odom, he suffered 12 strokes and 6 coronary heart assaults whereas in a Vegas hospital, after which he was airlifted to a Los Angeles hospital as soon as he stabilized.
“All my medical doctors that have been throughout me when the incident occurred have been like I’m a strolling miracle,” Odom, who’s now 43 and claims to have been sober for a number of years, stated on the particular. “Once I got here out of it, I used to be by no means presupposed to stroll once more or speak.”
Levin requested Odom whether or not Kardashian knew about his drug use.
“For a part of our marriage, I needed to inform her,” Odom stated. “You’ll be able to’t cover that.”
Regardless of all of the drug abuse Odom admitted to Levin, he adamantly claims by no means to have taken medication at Hof’s brothel – that Hof drugged him. He stated he had no thought why Hof would have needed him useless, nor does he know the way the medication wound up in his system.
Hof shouldn’t be round to defend himself in opposition to these allegations. He died in his sleep of a coronary heart assault on the Love Ranch in October 2018, following a celebration for his 72nd birthday attended by Heidi Fleiss, former Maricoa County, Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and Ron Jeremy, who found his physique.