Lamar Odom, who was married to Khloé Kardashian from 2009 to 2016, has been linked to Daniiellè Alexis, a trans actress, and model.
Alexis posted photos of herself with Odom, sparking social media speculation that the two were dating.
However, dating rumors have been put to rest after Odom, who is currently single, stated that they are just friends.
According to sources close to the two-time NBA champion, the two know each other and are friendly, and Odom has “no problems with the transgender community.”
Alexis recently shared a photo of herself and Odom on Instagram, sparking speculation (22 September).
Were Lamar Odom and Daniiellè Alexis ever in a relationship?
Sources also revealed information about Daniiellè Alexis and Lamar Odom’s past, confirming the nature of their relationship. According to sources, the two met in June when the former Lakers star was in town for the BET Awards. Daniiellè’s car reportedly pulled up in front of the 42-year-old while he was out shopping. The trans-actress then approached him and requested a photograph.
Following the encounter, the twosome exchanged phone numbers and have remained in touch ever since, with their respective careers serving as common ground. Following Lamar’s recent relocation to Los Angeles, the friends reconnected and shared lunch, immortalizing their shared moments in photos.
Some of those photos were shared by Daniiellè Alexis on Instagram, which many mistook for confirmation that she and Lamar Odom were dating.
How did they meet?
According to TMZ, the couple met in June while Odom was in Los Angeles for the BET Awards, which honor Black culture across multiple media forms.
According to its sources, Odom was out shopping when a car pulled up and Alexis jumped out to ask for a photo.
According to TMZ, the couple frequently discusses the film industry, as Alexis is an aspiring actress.
According to the sources, he has “no problem with Alexis being a transgender woman,” but “there’s simply no romantic spark between them.”
Lamar Odom Is Still Crazy About Khloè Kardashian
Aside from rumors, the father of three has made it clear where his heart truly lies. Lamar Odom, who was a regular on Keeping Up With The Kardashians during his seven-year marriage to Khloè, shared his thoughts on her new life following the official premiere of The Kardashians on Hulu.
Knowing there was little he could do to help, Lamar, who has been vocal about his desire to reconnect with his ex-wife, could only wish the Good American founder happiness in the midst of all the drama.
Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian married in 2009 and were happily married for four years. However, the athlete’s constant extramarital affairs and struggle with substance abuse eventually took their marriage to a new low. Khloè filed for divorce from the former Lakers in 2013, and the divorce was finalized three years later. Lamar Odom later dated fitness trainer Sabrina Parr, but the relationship ended before his rumored romance with Daniiellè Alexis.