Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom's Hook-up: The Secret Ingredient Was Booze

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom's Hook-up: The Secret Ingredient Was Booze-photo

How does a guy win over Khloe Kardashian's heart? Apparently, with alcohol—lots and lots of alcohol.

TMZ reports that Kardashian and Odom—who are due to marry on Sunday, following a blink-and-you'll-miss-it courtship—initially hooked up because Los Angeles Laker Odom decided to pick up her $3,000 bar tab.

And no, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians gal didn't down all that hooch herself.

The spark of love was first ignited on August 27, when Kardashian hosted a "Welcome to Los Angeles" party for newly signed Laker Ron Artest at Hollywood watering hole Halo. For whatever reason—perhaps because he's making astronomical amounts of money at this point—Odom chose to foot the bill for the soiree.

And the rest, as they say, is celebrity-romance history.

Recalls a close Kardashian associate,

"At first, she wasn't going to do the event ... but she literally met her husband there. And yes, he paid for everything."

And so alcohol preserves its solid track record of facilitating hook-ups throughout the history of mankind. Sigh; isn't it romantic? 



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  • Jen

    you can bet that there will be some VERY angry Laker fans hunting down Khloe Kardashian if Lamar's play suffers this season. I will be among them. KILL IT WITH FIRE!!

  • Bernard

    When the Lakers don't repeat, you can blame Artest. First of all, he got Lamar married and.........everything went south from there. No, seriously, I hope Lamar and Khloe are happy and that the marriage lasts. They both look like nice people.

  • phina

    i truly do hope ther marriage lasts

  • dmj

    black dudes usually go for white women with big asses,but most are blonde