Khloé Kardashian Odom recently filed for divorce from her soon-to-be ex husband Lamar Odom, after rumors of infidelity and drug use made their way around. Momager Kris Jenner was thrilled to speak publicly about the divorce, which seems fairly invasive, to me.
“What Khloe is going through is definitely challenging, I’m not going to lie. It’s also a very interesting time for her because it’s very cleansing. She’s also showed this side of her that I didn’t know she had. I always knew Khloé was strong, but I never dreamed that she had this kind of strength. It’s definitely life lessons that she will be able to apply and use later in her life,” she said. “She’s learned a lot from this situation. I still love Lamar and I love Khloé, and I hate, hate they’re going through this. But if it’s something that Khloé feels she needs to do, then I’m 150 percent behind her. We all lean on each other, we have to.”
Sure, that’s a lovely statement. But maybe a better way to let Khloé lean on her would be to respect her privacy.
Going through a divorce sounds like an unimaginably difficult situation, only to be made worse by going through a divorce publicly, with every single element of the breakdown, separation, and any legal proceeding picked apart by the public, desperate for information.
I’m torn here because obviously these people choose to live their lives completely publicly, so maybe this is fair game. Even bikini waxes happen on screen for these people, so I guess having one person speak about another’s private hell isn’t out of the question. But I also think that they should have the choice to hit a stop button when things get too personal. I have a real soft spot for Khloé, who talks about feeling like an outside or self conscious, and is also hilarious. Once I spat out a milkshake because she called Bruce Jenner “Hitler,” in the most perfect way. I just want her to be happy.
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