Kim Kardashian Had To Explain Who Caitlyn Jenner Was To Lamar Odom

By : Jennifer Browne |



Lamar Odom’s having a little trouble keeping up with the Kardashians.

If you remember last year, the ex-basketball player had a near-fatal overdose at a brothel in Nevada – he suffered memory loss and was unable to recall some pretty major things that went down with the Kardashian family – including Caitlyn Jenner’s transition.

In an upcoming episode of the reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kim tells Caitlyn – formerly known as Bruce – that she had to explain who she was to the 36-year-old.

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Kim says during the trailer for the show:

He saw something on the news about you, and he was a little confused, so I had to like explain it to him.

I was like, ‘Well, it’s Caitlyn now.’ And he was like, ‘What?’

That’s a pretty major thing to wake up to, to be fair.

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But Caitlyn doesn’t seem too concerned that Lamar – who she had a good relationship with before his accident – doesn’t recognise her, and says she’s aware he’s struggling to process it all, The Daily Mail reports.

She says in the trailer: “I know Khloe tried to explain it to him a couple of times, but at that point I don’t think he was getting anything.”

Lamar only ended up meeting Caitlyn for the first time at Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 Fashion Week in February, which must have been a shock – but the two were seen hugging it out, so it looks like everything went smoothly.

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As for Lamar’s memory, it’s still not that great.

Khloe recently spoke about Lamar on the Ellen DeGeneres Show earlier this year, saying: “His long term memory is great. His short term memory isn’t so good.”

Here’s to hoping his memory improves for him. Poor guy.


Daily Mail