Like, heard Lamar's on life support.’ And we're like, ‘What?'" In a 2017 interview with NZ Herald, Lamar revealed that he was out partying that night before his then partner Liza Morales called with heartbreaking news. "But that was probably the hardest part of my life. "Lamar turned to work. Percentage of Christian registered voters drops 15% since 2008: Pew, Washington schools to teach comprehensive sex education after referendum vote. Morales said she did not know anyone else who had experienced SIDS, so coping with the loss of her baby was hard on her and then-husband Odom. For more information on this and the background on Joe, check out the below link: Lamar Odom’s Kids: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. No explanation. Get to know Lamar Odom's kids, daughter Destiny and son Lamar Jr., along with the sad story of his baby boy Jayden who died of SIDS. 2002) and Jayden (2005–2006) with former girlfriend Liza Morales. 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At the time, Odom was already in town for the funeral of an aunt. Liza Morales is the ex-wife of NBA player Lamar Odom. He would just kind of like watch me, and stare at me like he knew me from somewhere else. When she called me, she was like really frantic. Election 2020: What do the final polls before Election Day predict? she recalled. I dug deep [to get through.] 1998), Lamar Jr. (b. And when I got to the hospital, they just told me that they couldn’t revive him. Recently, Joe Odom came out to the media that he believes his son Lamar was drugged at the Love South Ranch. You can read Lamar's book Darkness to Light now, where he also opens up about his marriage to Khloé Kardashian. We love you and miss you baby boy. Join over 250,000 others to get the top stories curated daily, plus special offers! Liza Morales, the ex-wife of Los Angeles Clippers' forward Lamar Odom who is currently married to reality television star Khloe Kardashian, is opening up about her relationship with the NBA star and dealing with the loss of one of their children seven years ago. Liza Morales, who hails from New York, met Lamar Odom when the two were in grade school. "Jayden was born Dec. 15, 2005 and died of SIDS at six months. Lamar Odom believes his drug addiction took hold after his infant son died. I got on God's coattails and just rode them, like I'm doing now.”. She was panicking. Was just in a state of shock. Odom's ex-wife said the basketball player found other ways to cope with the loss. “Early in the morning, I got a call from his mother. (VIDEO), Lamar Odom 'Not Ready' for Baby With Khloe Kardashian. Lamar Odom, ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know. "I was alone during that time, but at least I had my family and friends. Sitting down with Entertainment Tonight, Lamar explained the start of his substance abuse issues, revealing that it was the death of his six-month-old son, Jayden, that pushed him over the edge. Oh, this is as bad an NBA story as I can imagine. As Lamar Odom was an NBA star, it’s clear that his son could share the same aspirations. On the anniversary of Jayden’s passing, mom Morales posted this heartbreaking message on Twitter: You left us early, too early. The child died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome which is often unexplained by doctors. Do you want award-winning journalism with a Christian worldview, delivered to your inbox? "Jayden was born Dec. 15, 2005 and died of SIDS at six months. The 39-year-old basketball player had dabbled in drugs, but he says the 2006 passing of his baby boy was a turning point. Things happen for a reason and I went through it alone for a reason," she said. Powered by. Morales revealed in an open letter that she and Lamar Odom never really talked about the loss of their son. The lost never leaves you, but it does get better... we are in a place of peace and acceptance.". Do you want award-winning journalism with a, Carl Lentz explains Hillsong firing: ‘I was unfaithful in my marriage', North Korea COVID victims starving to death in quarantine camps, says Christian activist, Prophecy teacher Irvin Baxter dies at 75; Endtime TV ministry to continue, Pastor Tim Challies on sudden death of 20-y-o son: 'He’s with the Lord he loved', Lamar Odom Traded to Los Angeles Clippers, Kris Jenner Wants Talk Show to Discuss Kim Kardashian's Love Life? While they are mostly out of the spotlight, the basketball star’s daughter, Destiny, detailed how she heard the news that her father was in critical condition after overdosing in 2015 during an interview with ABC News. "The doctors told us that the cause was sudden infant death syndrome.