Khloe Kardashian’s new book Strong Looks Better Naked is out and in the novel the youngest Kardashian sister reveals that she nearly entered rehab for binge drinking when she was younger.
According to Radar Online, Khloe Kardashian reveals in the book that after the death of her father, Robert Kardashian, she drowned her sorrows in alcohol and got quite out of hand.
“I was 19 at the time, and to say I didn’t handle his death well is an understatement. I didn’t turn to drugs, but I certainly drowned my sorrows in drink, and the partying soon got out of hand. I was underage and behaving recklessly in clubs and at private parties.”
Khloe Kardashian reveals that she became aware of how easy it is for some people to become heavy drinkers, and that photos of her from that time show her issues. “I was bloated and look like I’m 45 years old,” the reality star states.
Kardashian also reveals that she refused to face the pain of her father’s death due to cancer and that she pulled away from her family members and surrounded herself with party friends.
Khloe says it was her oldest sister, Kourtney Kardashian, who brought her out of her downward spiral and saved her from entering rehab for treatment. Kourtney gave Khloe a job and made sure she got her life together before things went too far.
“I didn’t end up in rehab…because Kourtney put her foot down and forced me to take control of my life, but I probably came close.”
Khloe Kardashian says that she channels her stress much differently these day. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians beauty claims to working out and journaling help her get through tough situations, and things have certainly been tough lately for Khloe.
In 2013, Khloe and her husband Lamar Odom split after shocking reports of Lamar’s substance abuse and infidelity rumors began to run wild online. Kardashian and Odom split soon after although Khloe made it perfectly clear on her family’s reality TV series that she never wanted to leave Lamar, and wished that things would have been different.
On October 13, 2015 Lamar Odom was found unresponsive at a brothel in Nevada. He was rushed to the hospital and said to have overdosed on herbal Viagra, cocaine, and other drugs. Odom reportedly suffered strokes and was on a ventilator. Khloe immediately rushed to his side and has barely left him since the incident.
Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom cancelled their divorce after Odom’s health crisis and Kardashian has been dedicated to helping her estranged husband get better, which he seems to be doing. However, although rumors were circulating that Khloe and Lamar were going to give their marriage another try after calling off the divorce, Kardashian has put a stop to those reports saying that she and Odom called off their divorce so that she could make medical decisions for him while he’s recovering.
Khloe Kardashian is still currently dating NBA star James Harden and the couple were seen out together for the first time since Lamar Odom’s hospitalization over the weekend. While Khloe doesn’t want to speak out much about her relationship with James or what is going on with Lamar it seems that the youngest Kardashian girl has a lot on her plate and must be under a tremendous amount of stress. Thankfully, Khloe now knows what her triggers are and how to work through the hard times in her life without turning to alcohol. She may still be known as the wildest Kardashian sister, but she’s taking responsibility for her past.
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