Despite both parties signing the divorce papers in July 2015, the divorce was never officially approved by a judge.In October 2015, Odom was discovered unresponsive at a brothel in Crystal, Nevada.Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are finally divorced, after seven years of marriage and a long breakup filled with years of turmoil, including a recent health scare for the former NBA player.Court documents finalizing their split were filed on Dec. Khloe had first filed for divorce in 2013, withdrew her petition last year after Lamar suffered a drug overdose, and then filed for divorce again this past May.Kardashian first filed for divorce from Odom in December 2013, after four years of marriage.She then withdrew the papers to serve as Odom's caretaker after his near-fatal overdose at a Nevada brothel in October 2015.The divorce likely won't be officially finalized until December, as a judge cannot sign off under California state law until at least six months after the initial divorce filing.(Kardashian refiled in May.) As Us Weekly previously reported, the former couple's separation has been a long process thus far.
It marking Lamar's first celebrity appearance since his overdose and his and Khloe's first joint appearance in years. News at the time Khloe and Lamar were "closer than ever." But this past spring, E! Khloé Kardashian had a no-holds-barred discussion with Howard Stern on Wednesday, January 13, in which she detailed Lamar Odom's "disgusting" cheating habits during their four-year marriage."Lamar was so great at making me feel like I was the only one and I was this princess, so I never speculated about his cheating," the Kocktails With Khloé host, 31, recalled of their relationship. Nothing was on his cellphones." In fact, the texts with other women were concealed by somebody close to the former NBA player.In May, the Strong Looks Better Naked author (who is now dating Cleveland Cavaliers player Tristan Thompson) filed for divorce a second time.Odom and Kardashian tied the knot in 2009, but the fashion designer and reality star filed for divorce in 2013.