Khloé Kardashian Talks Candidly About Lamar Odom's Recovery

Doctors initially said he had just four hours to live.

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Lamar Odom is on the road to recovery after being found unconscious at a Las Vegas brothel over a month ago, and now Khloé Kardashian is finally opening up about his prognosis. In an interview with Today's Natalie Morales, Khloé said that her husband no longer depends on life-support machines, and is undergoing speech and cognitive therapy. 

"He is learning how to walk again," she explained. "They think, like, within a year and a half to two years that, mentally, he might be fully recovered. But they don't know."

Khloé also spoke about receiving news of Lamar's health crisis, saying that she was told he had just four hours to live. "You have to make risk-and-reward decisions," she said. "Like, okay, well, there's an 80 percent chance if we do this operation, he might pass away. But also if we don't do it, there's a 90 percent chance he'll pass away." 

The New York Times best-selling author says the experience was "one of the most emotionally stressful times" in her life, but now she's balancing Lamar's care with her own busy life—including the release of her book, Strong Looks Better Naked, *and* a killer new lob. She's proof that women really can do it all.

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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.