Lamar Odom Surfaces in New York After Airplane Drama: All the Highs and Lows Since Surviving Overdose

Former Los Angeles Lakers player was recently removed from a Delta airplane

By Mike Vulpo Jul 12, 2016 11:18 PMTags
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Lamar Odom has fans concerned once again.

While the former Los Angeles Lakers basketball player has kept a low profile in recent weeks, that all changed Tuesday morning.

The athlete was headed to Manhattan last night on an evening Delta flight from Los Angeles International Airport when things got a little troubling. According to TMZ, Lamar was removed from the flight after reportedly throwing up on the plane. In addition, eyewitnesses told the outlet that Lamar was enjoying beer and whiskey at the Delta Sky Club before boarding his flight.

As of Tuesday evening, E! News can exclusively confirm that Lamar did in fact make his way to New York and was spotted in Queens shopping at a men's clothing store. 

Ultimately, his recent dramatic incident is one of a few warning signs that Lamar may not be living the healthiest lifestyle after his Las Vegas health scare in October 2015. Take a look back at the highs and lows the famous athlete has experienced in the past year alone.  

Lamar Odom Parties at Strip Club Amid Reports He Drunkenly Vomited on a Plane
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January 6: Lamar reached a major milestone in his recovery when he was released from the hospital. He was moved into a private rehabilitation facility where he was given the tools to focus on his condition and overall health.

January 8: While riding in a vehicle near Los Angeles, Lamar is photographed for the first time since his hospitalization. 

February 11: Lamar made his first public appearance since his near-fatal drug overdose when he attended Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 show. 

March 27: Before meeting the Kardashian family for Easter Sunday mass, Lamar is spotted at Johnny O'Brien's pub in Sherman Oaks, Calif. According to a source, the athlete ordered three mixed drinks for his buddies and a cognac for himself.

April 14: Lamar returns to the Staples Center to watch Kobe Bryant's last game before his retirement. Kanye, Jack Nicholson and more stars were also spotted in attendance and watched the Lakers defeat the Utah Jazz by the final score of 101-96.

May 8: While shopping at the Beverly Center in Beverly Hills, Lamar stopped by the mall bar where he reportedly ordered a Cognac.

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May 9: After photos surface of Lamar drinking at the Southern California mall, Khloe Kardashian alluded to the situation on Twitter. "SMH," she wrote to her followers. "Hummmmmm. People disappoint."

May 26: E! News confirmed that Khloe filed for divorce from Lamar for the second time with the help from attorney Laura Wasser. Khloe cited "irreconcilable differences" once again as the reason for the split. A source also told E! News that "Khloe is looking forward to moving on."

July 8: Lamar responds to Khloe's divorce filing in a Los Angeles Superior Court. According to court documents obtained by E! News, the athlete cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the dissolution of marriage. He also requested that the judge deny the court's ability to award Khloe with spousal support.

July 11: Despite reports of being homeless, multiple sources confirm to E! News that he has a nice place in Southern California. As for his rental in Calabasas, our insider shared that "it was always a temporary agreement that he live there until he gets back on his feet."

July 12: E! News confirms that Lamar partied at a strip club in Los Angeles in the hours before his plane incident. A source at 4Play Gentleman's Club told us exclusively that the athlete spent $2,000 on drinks and lap dances inside. He also stayed for roughly 90 minutes. Beforehand, E! News learned that Lamar stopped at Pico Barber Shop for a haircut and grabbed lunch from Bossa Nova. 

July 12: Despite being removed from an earlier flight, Lamar made it to New York on Tuesday. He stopped by Sports in Effect Inc in Queens where he made several purchases and stayed for more than an hour. "He was well-managed and put together," a source shared with E! News exclusively. "He was in good spirits. Very quiet and very sweet. He was in a good mood." 

—Reporting by Holly Passalaqua, Alli Rosenbloom and Roxana Salcedo 

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