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Lamar Odom a deadbeat dad who won’t pay child assist, lawsuit says

Landlords are attempting to evict Lamar Odom’s kids and their mom from their posh Manhattan house as a result of the previous basketball star has refused to cough up child assist, a new lawsuit alleges.

Liza Morales, who had two kids with the NBA nice, claimed in a lawsuit filed late Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Court docket that Odom fully stopped paying child assist final June and has been violating their 2015 settlement for the final six years, data allege.

The pair have lengthy quarreled with one another over their shared kids, custody agreements and child assist points and have each introduced lawsuits towards one another over the past decade.

In keeping with the pair’s custody association, Odom is required to pay about $6,000 a month in child assist, together with school charges and a premium for a $9 million life insurance coverage plan however for practically a yr, he’s been delinquent, Morales alleged.

“In June 2020, Lamar stopped offering any assist save for sporadic quantities despatched on to LJ, putting their son in a very tough scenario,” Morales alleged in a civil grievance.

Odom, who was beforehand married to Khloe Kardashian and has struggled with drug abuse, made tens of millions in his basketball profession, has a massive NBA pension and is because of make greater than $40,000 from an upcoming superstar boxing match towards Aaron Carter, the data say.

Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian attend Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 at Madison Square Garden on February 11, 2016 in New York City.
Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian attend Kanye West Yeezy Season Three at Madison Sq. Backyard on February 11, 2016, in New York Metropolis.
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A rep for Odom advised The Publish he has “each publicly and privately tried to resolve the difficulty with Morales.”

“Earlier than Lamar signed as much as do the docuseries on his restoration a yr and a half in the past and the Celeb Boxing match, he coordinated offers for Morales to be financially secure throughout that interval. He knew that Morales was looking for her personal place within the business, so he helped her achieve a proposal with a sponsor near $100,000. Morales determined to need extra and broken the deal, whereas refusing any extra assist earlier than he went away,” the rep stated.

“In the course of the previous yr and a half Odom knew he needed to step away from work in an effort to get his psychological well being and habit so as. Odom loves his kids and desires them to see their father win a tough battle. Lamar is aware of he owes it to his kids and neighborhood to get higher in an effort to proceed to be a supplier.”
Morales, a mainstay on VH1’s hit actuality present “Basketball Wives,” claimed Odom’s “unilateral stoppage of all assist” has resulted in eviction proceedings being introduced towards her and her kids.

She alleged in court docket papers she will’t foot the $5,125 month-to-month hire invoice for her 75 West Road house in Decrease Manhattan that she shares with each children since Odom stopped paying.

Morales pointed to a latest look Odom made on Wendy Williams in February the place he claimed he does pay child assist for his son and can proceed to take action however Morales makes sufficient cash by way of her appearances on “Basketball Wives,” the data present.

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are seen at Los Angeles International Airport.
Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport.
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“These assertions will not be true,” the data allege.

Additional, the style designer mother claimed her son was unable to attend a four-year school and as a substitute needed to resort to neighborhood school due to the stopped funds, the data declare.

Court docket data present J Hill Associates introduced eviction proceedings towards Morales in December alleging she owed practically $50,000 in again hire, plus curiosity, since February 2020.

In her lawsuit towards Odom, she claimed that determine has now ballooned to about $78,000 and she or he’s looking for near $200,000 in “rapid reduction.”

Morales’s landlord didn’t return requests for remark.

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