Well, the Lord is said to work in mysterious ways …
Former NBA star Lamar Odom, who was hospitalized after being found unconscious in his room at the Love Ranch South in Pahrump, Nevada, in 2015 after booking a five-day spree at the brothel, appeared on “The Wendy Williams Show” on Wednesday, denying that drugs had anything to do with the incident.
God, however, might have been giving him a push, the ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian said.
“I think that was God just trying to talk to me, get me to stop doing whatever I was doing,” Odom, who has long struggled with addiction issues, told Williams. “Because I didn’t take any drugs that night.”
In an application for a search warrant to draw blood from Odom following the brothel incident, a detective with the Nye County Sheriff’s Office told a judge that he interviewed two prostitutes and the brothel’s manager after Odom collapsed. He was informed by brothel employees that Odom had taken “an unknown substance in the form of an unidentified pill” that he pulled from an unmarked plastic bag.
The detective also said that prostitutes at the legal brothel told him that Odom “possibly ingested cocaine in the bathroom adjoining to the bedroom” where he was staying. “They indicated that they heard him snorting,” the document reads. “They indicated that they had vague knowledge of him using illicit drugs.”
But on Wednesday’s episode, when pressed by Williams on the cocaine issue, Odom remained adamant in his denial.
When Williams asserted that a toxicology report indicated that Odom had cocaine in his system, the former NBA player insisted, “OK, but I didn’t.”
Watch Odom’s denial in the video.