Lamar Odom is facing some pretty nasty rumors over a video he posted to social media. The former NBA baller uploaded what was supposed to be a funny video to Instagram. But many viewers were just confused, with some even accusing him of being under the influence.
Lamar Odom posted a comedy skit on social media
Over the weekend of Jan. 1, Odom posted a video to social media that shows him shirtless while wearing a long wig and pouring wine.
“Black Jesus says, ‘Follow Lamar Odom on Snapchat, YouTube, and Twitch, and he will turn water into wine,” his friend says in the video.
The video, which received over 70,000 views, had some of his followers laughing along in the comment section. But others were more concerned, speculating that Odom, who has used drugs in the past, had relapsed.
Lamar Odom’s response to the relapse rumors
Amid the speculation, Odom took to his Instagram to address and refute the rumors.
“Lighten up DAMN ~ I can’t have fun without being accused of being high or out my mind??”
he captioned a video explaining “Black Jesus” is his alter-ego.
“If you know me you know I play all day, life is too short to stay so serious, Covid taught us that.”
He also made it clear that, “Black Jesus here to stay. No blasphemy, just fun!”