Although he’s now a happily married man, basketball star Lamar Odom is currently in the midst of custody hearing with his ex-girlfriend Liza Morales who he had three kids with until one died of SIDS in 2006. Seems like the visitation rights and child support hearing is taking a toll on Odom as he fell asleep in the hallway of the courtroom for about thirty minutes and was photographed until a court officer told him to sit upright. For her part, here’s what Liza had to say this week in a blog on the Daily Beast:
I don’t think I’ll forget the tight knot I felt in the pit of my stomach the morning I received the text message with three simple words on the screen. It read “I’m getting married” and it was from the man I’d spent more than 10 years of my life with. Years that included us getting engaged in 2000 and becoming parents to one daughter and two sons. Yet not long after our separation Lamar Odom was getting married to Khloe Kardashian, a woman he’d met four weeks before. How could the man who’d constantly given me reason after reason for why we couldn’t get married just yet now be ready to tie the knot so quickly? There aren’t words to explain how I felt that day.
We kept things cordial for the children’s sake after the breakup, but that changed when he married Khloe. Now we only communicate through third parties and lawyers, which I regret deeply since it is exactly what we each experienced as children and said we wouldn’t do to our kids. I’ve only met Khloe once, at my request since she is my children’s stepmother and I felt it was important to get a sense of her and what she’s like around my children. It was a very pleasant meeting, she gave me a hug so I’m happy it happened.
It must suck to have this type of dirty laundry aired, we hope they can resolve it quickly or the sakes of their 14-year old daughter and 11-year old son.