Lamar Odom spent Thanksgiving with his dad

4 December 2013 / 2 years 10 months ago

Lamar Odom spent Thanksgiving with his father.

The basketball player was hoping to spend the holiday with his wife Khloe Kardashian and her family, however his mother-in-law Kris Jenner was adamant his father Joe - who previously battled a heroin addiction - was not invited to the family celebrations.

The 58-year-old star and her family were catapulted to the spotlight on reality series 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' and the show does not "feature" Joe.

A source told "Both Lamar and Joe wanted to be there, but you know, the Kardashian's don't really feature Joe.

"Joe wanted to be there, with Lamar and as a family, but Kris flat out said 'no' and that she 'wants no part of Joe' at her table."

Lamar - who has been having marital problems with his reality star wife after himself facing drug problems and accusations of infidelity - wanted to avoid any arguments and accepted Kris' decision.

The source added: "Lamar didn't want any drama and Joe understood that and they both agreed it would be better just to have a quiet meal together."

Lamar is hoping the Kardashian matriarch will eventually come around and include his father in future plans.

The source explained: "There are other holidays coming up and all the families will be together then. Lamar and Joe both hope Kris is a forgiving woman and will see Joe in a better light."

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