Lamar Odom’s Best Friend Jamie Sangouthai Dead at 37

Jamie Sangouthai has died after an evident heroin overdose. Lamar Odom’s closest friend, who was no doubt well-known by numerous Khloe And Lamar fans, died at a hospital in Los Angeles on Sunday. Sources say Sangouthai was rushed to the hospital after somebody called 911.


Jamie and Lamar have been best friends since their days at Christ The King High School in Queens, NY where both are from, and throughout Odom’s long career in the NBA which included championships with the Lakers, and was in Khloe and Lamar’s very public wedding which aired on Keeping Up With The Kardashians on E! Network in 2009. Khloe was also very close to Jamie at one time and is heartbroken over the news.

Lamar Odom’s Best Friend Jamie Sangouthai Dead at 37
Lamar Odom’s Best Friend Jamie Sangouthai Dead at 37

Jamie Sangouthai battled with addiction issues for an unknown measure of time. It’s vague whether he and Lamar Odom were still close, or if the two had been hanging out recently. The 37-year-old was previously blamed for getting Lamar again into drugs two or three years prior.

There have been several rumors about Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom getting back together. Sources say that Lamar has been attempting to get back together with his ex, and that the two aren’t proceeding with their divorce on the grounds that they have some unfinished business to manage. On the chance that any of this is genuine, or if Khloe and Lamar are on talking terms, one can just envision that they are inclining toward one another amid this dificult time.

Jamie Sangouthai’s death could bring them back together or put more of a strain on the relationship causing blame or apathy, especially since Khloe was not completely supportive of Jamie and Lamar’s friendship. Fans have been tweeting their condolences, numerous totally stunned that Jamie has passed away.

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