Khloe Kardashian: ‘Divorce is not an Option’
By Tomika Anderson, Special to CNN
(CNN) — “Khloe and Lamar” isn’t canceled, as Khloe Kardashian’s rep has told CNN, but the 27-year-old and her husband Lamar Odom are putting their reality TV gig on pause while they focus on Odom’s basketball career.
Odom went from the L.A. Lakers to the Dallas Mavericks last December, but by April, he told ESPN he was stepping away from the team following a mutual decision.
In the wake of those ups and downs, the couple wants to “prioritize a little,” Khloe Kardashian tells People magazine. “We just wanted a little pause. Part of being married is knowing when your husband needs your support.”
The couple will still appear on Kardashian’s reality show with her family, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” but taking a break from their own E! show means “there’s less pressure on us,” Kardashian says.
“I’m a modern girl, but you should put your husband first,” she adds. “I like to think divorce is not an option.”
For fans of “Khloe & Lamar,” Kardashian has been stressing that the show isn’t over yet.
“Lamar and I have just chosen to take a break this summer,” she recently told “Entertainment Tonight.” “I feel like we’ve been on a whirlwind and doing back-to-back shows. We just want to take a little time off for Lamar to be with family, kids, basketball, Olympics, you never know. We have a lot on our plate right now.”
“We just want to be happy,” added Odom, who said he hopes to be a part of the Olympic basketball team during this summer’s games, and then go back to the NBA next season. “We’ll take our time and we’ll get back to it when it’s time.”