TMZ caught up with the rapper at the grocery store and P. aka Percy Miller shared that he was Lamar’s good friend and “mentor” for over 15 years.
P. basically blamed a key person for Lamar’s drug use and career downfall…Kobe Bryant.
“If Kobe was his friend…Kobe, like, owns the team. He could’ve got the man back on the team…that’s all he wanted.”
After Lamar won two championships with the LA Lakers, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 2011, the Clippers in 2012, then he briefly played in Spain before a short stint on the New York Knicks in 2014. Master P. believes Kobe had enough pull to keep him at the Lakers, at least in training camp.
“The truth of the matter is there’s so many fake and phony people out here now, it goes to show when something happens to ya. Everybody’s his friend, everybody love ‘em. But was that true? I don’t think so. That’s like my wife and her lawyer sitting by my bedside if something happened to me. It ain’t real.”
The rapper went on to say that Kobe and the Kardashian’s are by Lamar’s bedside for the publicity.
Word got back to Kobe who graciously replied to the allegations with a tweet, “When WE feel the need to question the support of others in moments as critical as a life hanging in the balance, then we must question the kind of culture we have created that has led US to such insensitive suspicion.”
We wonder what happened to Master P. and Lamar’s friendship of nearly two decades that he wouldn’t also be by his side instead of being so critical of those who are.
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1. Besos! Khloe Kardashian Odom and her man Lamar Odom are no strangers to Instagram-PDA!
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2. Pucker Up, Doll! Lamar plants a smooch on Khloe’s cheek as they head out for a “late night date night”
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3. Aw! Seriously…how cute were they?
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4. Khloe and Lamar pucker up and send a message of love for the Holidays!
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5. Koko and LamLam cozy up to one another for a photo op!
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6. Khlomar show off their best duck faces together.
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7. The duo snap a selfie during an outing.
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8. Seriously…these two could not get enough of each other!
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9. Khloe shares a photo of their adorable matching monogrammed mugs!
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10. Koko was Lammy’s number one fan and a permanent fixture courtside at every Clippers game!
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11. Khloe cuddled up to her man!
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12. BFFs! Was there ever a more perfect set of best friends than KO and LO?
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13. Khloe shows off her bling and rocks her man’s initials!
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14. Khlomar always made time for selfies, even while painting the town red!
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15. Khloe shakes what her mama gave her with her man by her side!
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16. Lamar and their puppy-child Bernard spend a little QT together!
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17. Au Revoir! Lam-Lam sends Khloe off on a short trip.
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18. Khloe and Lamar were always all smiles all the time!
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19. XOXO! Khloe gives her man a kiss.
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20. Down time! Lamar takes a little time out with his four legged friend Bernard.
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21. Khloe and Lamar enjoying one another’s company and a tropical vacation!
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22. Selfie nation! Koko and Lammy snap this serious selfie together.
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23. Aw! Lamar cuddles up to his wifey for a photo op!
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24. Bernard looks on as daddy Lamar kicks it and unwinds.
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25. Lamar looks out over Kalifornia rockin’ his clothing line Rich soil.
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26. Khloe and Lam-Lam share an intimate moment before Kim’s baby shower.
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27. Kardashian and her man pucker up for the camera!
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28. Khloe spends the day with her Odom family!
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29. Lamar steals a kiss during Kim Kardashian’s baby shower.
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30. Khloe and Lamar hold hands and party the night away together!
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31. Khloe shared this adorable photo of her and her hubby sharing some special smooches!
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32. KoKo and Lammy rock Rich Soil and kick it together!
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33. Khloe, Lamar and Rob Kardashian party as a family!
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34. There was a time when you never saw Khloe without Lamar.
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35. Kardashian and her hubby share a laugh as they cruise over to Kimmy’s shower!
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36. Koko kicks it courtside to cheer on her man!
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37. After arriving back in LA, Khloe and Lamar make their way back home for some R&R.
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38. The Odom’s hit the red carpet together!
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39. Too cute! Khloe and Lamar share a smooch on the red carpet.
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40. The couple hit the town together during some down time.
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41. Koko and Lammy hit a red carpet in matching grey outfits!
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42. Khloe and Lamar head out for the evening hand-in-hand!
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43. Khloe puts on her sexiest little black dress for her man!
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44. Say Cheese! Khloe cuddles up to Lamar on the orange carpet at a Race To Erase MS event!
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45. Khloe shows off her wild side in leopard with her man by her side for the opening of Ryu!
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46. Khloe and Lamar keep it casual together.
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47. Khloe snags a smooch as the paparazzi look on!
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48. Lamar is all smiles as he supports his leading lady on the red carpet.
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49. Lamar proudly strolls hand-in-hand with his wife.
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50. This duo is so in sync.
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51. The happy couple show off their million dollar smiles on the orange carpet together!
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52. Lamar shows his support for the Kardashian Kollection as they pose for photos together.
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53. KO+LO forever!
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54. Khloe and Lamar show off their new scent at its launch event.
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55. Khloe shows off her sexy curves in silver with Lamar on her arm.
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56. Khloe and her man keep it simple in (mostly) black during a red carpet event.
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57. Khloe represents for her man at a Rich Soil event!
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58. Lamar supports Khloe as she sets out on her new hosting gig.
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59. Lamar gets on his suit and tie ish while Khloe stunts in all black.
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60. Khloe shows some skin in this sexy little black dress with Lamar on her hip.
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61. Khloe and Lamar hit the red carpet together early in their relationship.
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62. Khloe steps out with her man by her side as always!
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63. Koko and Lammy get cozy for the cameras!
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64. Amidst Divorce Rumors, Khlo & Lam Were Spotted Together
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65. They Didn’t Look Extremely Happy, But At Least They’re Talking
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66. Lamar Seemed With Getting To See His Wife
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67. Khloe & Lamar Hadn’t Been Seen Together For Months
Kobe Bryant Politely Claps Back At Master P. For “Insensitive” Comments About Lamar Odom was originally published on hellobeautiful.com