Lamar Odom’s friends and family speak out after troubled star is found unconscious in brothel

Lamar had been partying since Saturday at a legal brothel


by Owen Tonks |
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Lamar Odom’s family and friends have spoken out after the basketball player was found unconscious in a brothel in Nevada.

The sportsman, who previously appeared on Keeping Up With the Kardashians alongside ex-wife Khloe Kardashian, was found unresponsive on Tuesday afternoon after partying at legal brothel Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch South since Saturday.

Lamar allegedly took a herbal substitute for Viagra over the weekend but was left sleeping by one of the sex workers in the early hours of Tuesday morning before they returned to find him unresponsive.

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    Khloe, sister Kim Kardashian, brother Rob Kardashian and mother Kris Jenner are said to have rushed to his side as soon as they heard the sad news.

    Lamar’s representative and friend Eve Sarkisyan has since told Us Weekly: “Family and friends are extremely concerned for Lamar.

    "Please don’t listen to false information being circulated unofficially.

    “Please respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.”

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    Prior to the statement, website TMZtoday.com reported Lamar had been pronounced dead, which was false at the time.

    Lamar was said to be in good spirits as he arrived at the brothel at the weekend, with the owner telling Us: “He said he was just trying to get away from people so he could have some time to himself without the pressures of being who he is.”

    Khloe, who married Lamar in 2009, previously spoke of her fears for her ex after his best friend Jamie Sangouthai died earlier this year.

    She said: “I’m really on high alert for Lamar, because anything, I think, will set him to spiral, and that’s kind of the last thing I want for him.”

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