Lamar Odom is opening up about his relationship with his new girlfriend, 32-year-old personal trainer Sabrina Parr.
In a recent interview with Gary With The Tea on Dish Nation, the former NBA star was asked about his new romance with a Black woman, who seems to be his first real relationship following his highly publicized marriage to Khloe Kardashian.
Odom claims he has “definitely moved on” from Khloe, who he was married to from 2009 until 2016.
“It’s the truth. She’s Black,” Odom said about his relationship with Parr. Gary jokingly replied, “When a Black woman comes along, ain’t playing.”
“Oh no, I was not playing at all,” replied Parr.
“Yeah, she keeps it real,” Odom added.
Parr, a Cleveland, Ohio native, explained why she pursued a relationship with Odom in spite of his embattled past.
“I wasn’t attracted to the pain and the drama,” she revealed.
“You have to meet people where they are. He was never in a position to be someone’s husband, you know? He was sick, he needed to heal, he needed to grieve. He experienced a lot of losses. And he never had time to go through that.”
“Sometime pain, I think, attracts women,” Odom explained. “The pain I’ve been through.”
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Im a bit disappointed to read that people are using my words to enforce their own perceptions and assumptions pointing towards things that just are not MY TRUTH OR REALITY. This post isn’t against anyone including my ex wife that I still respect deeply. I am just PRO love. Can I do that without people feeling offended? Why does that make you mad? Our black women have been held down for centuries ! I am now deciding to send them and my NEW WOMAN a lot of love. My post goes out to the new leading woman in my life, that I’m gonna tell everyday how beautiful she is, from the inside out. Thanks @getuptoparr for teaching me what real self value means. It changed my entire mindset. #woke ❤✊🏿
Parr, who has children with ex-husband Anthony Davis, said she has the “resources and personality” to help Odom overcome his demons, which he details in his recent tell-all, “Darkness to Light: A Memoir.”
Scroll up and watch the couple’s interview with Gary via the clip above.