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Khloe Kardashian upset over weighty subject and Lamar Odom's refusal to clean up

April 25, 2011 | 12:57 pm

We've officially jumped the shark here and frankly, I don't know if I can really stand watching another episode of "Khloé & Lamar."

I'm not going to argue that the show's been a distraction. Odom has been fairly consistent all season and I'm not going to suggest that Odom's past three performances in all the Laker losses the past three Sundays correlates to every new episode of "Khloé & Lamar" being aired on the same day. But I think I'm going to pull the plug on actually caring about the show.

From all accounts, Odom's been happier since marrying Kardashian in September 2009 and has had a more balanced life since then. In person, both are remarkably nice and down to earth. And both are entitled to brand their show and product line. But I'm losing more and more interest in watching "K&L" as each episode passes.

It's the sports fan in me, but I was more intrigued with Lakers Executive Vice President Jeanie Buss recently meeting with Odom to express her sentiments on how well he's played this season and how the organization truly appreciates his presence. Instead, that one-minute clip is overshadowed with middle-school dramas such as Khloé's insecurity about her weight and Odom's refusal to clean the house because he's used to a maid cleaning up after him.

The supposed tension between the two quickly dials down by the end of the half-hour episode, and given the fact that the production crew films plenty of footage, I'm sure how it played out in real life was the equivalent of what a typical "Seinfeld" episode was about: Nothing.

That's why I'm not going to offer any more updates on the show unless it actually pertains to something newsworthy with the Lakers. But I'm not going to hold my breath. 

-- Mark Medina

E-mail the Lakers blog at mgmedin@gmail.com


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