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Lamar Odom Charity Scam: Khloe Kardashian Defends Her Husband

April 04, 2013 08:04 AM by Lisa Princ

We recently learned about a potential charity scam involving Lamar Odom, in which he’s accused of not giving any cancer entity a dime from the $2.2 million dollars he collected. However, you certainly did not expect the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star to keep quiet on this, did you? Khloe Kardashian has come forward and is standing up for her man, denying that Lamar Odom is a scam artist!

After the news broke of Lamar Odom’s potential charity scam, we have all been waiting for a statement from Odom, or his wife, Khloe Kardashian. Well, now we’ve got one! Khloe Kardashian is insisting that her husband is no scam artist. Khloe took to her website to vent: “It is unfortunate that my husband has been the target of an attack on athletes’ charities, although he has personally contributed approximately $2.2 million to his foundation, Cathy’s Kids, to fulfill its charitable purposes that include helping underprivileged inner-city youth.”

During ESPN’s Outside The Lines investigation, they claimed that the charity really existed to finance two elite youth basketball travel teams. ESPN also says that of the $2.2 million raised, $1.3 million went to those teams, and that somewhere around $70K per year went to a staff member at Cathy’s kids.

And Khloe went on to claim that none of the funds were misused in any way, adding: “All of the funds donated by Lamar and the other contributions to Cathy’s Kids were used for one of the foundation’s intended charitable purposes. Not one penny went to help Lamar personally or any member of his family.”

In the past, Khloe has claimed that Cathy’s kids was started to focus on making a positive impact in the lives of under-privileged children as well as targeting cancer. Perhaps this is nothing more than a huge misunderstanding?

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3 Responses to “Lamar Odom Charity Scam: Khloe Kardashian Defends Her Husband”

  1. Shelley Onassis Says:
    April 4th, 2013 at 8:49 am

    I believe he spend the money! I bet she will defend him because her ass spend it on new nose and lipo, and she still look a hot mess. This nigga so tired i hope he save some for CHILD SUPPORT/ BAIL/ LAWYER.

  2. ANA Says:
    April 4th, 2013 at 8:49 am

    Both Khole and Lamar is a scam. Its sad when someone says their going to do something and they don’t. Like is the root to evil, it sometimes makes people not do what they promise.

  3. hmm Says:
    April 4th, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    kris jenner launders her money through her church. Churches DONT pay taxes

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