Lance Bass Gives Lamar Odom Update, Praises the Kardashians: They “Saved His Life”

Lance Bass Praises the Kardashians for Lamar Odom Care
Lance Bass opened up to Us Weekly about Lamar Odom and how the Kardashian family "really stepped up to the plate and saved his life." Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for ASPCA; Inset: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

This bass is bursting with good news. Close Kardashian family pal Lance Bass opened up to Us Weekly and other reporters on Saturday, Oct. 24, about how the family, namely Khloe Kardashian, has been coping since Lamar Odom was hospitalized earlier this month.

"They're doing good," Bass told Us of the famous reality TV family at the Environmental Media Awards in L.A. "I was just over at Kris' house the other day and — I mean, they put their lives on hold. I give it up to those girls. Love them or hate them, they really stepped up to the plate and saved his life."

Bass, 36, went on to share some updates about Odom's condition. "It's devastating," he noted. "This is like [Kris'] son and it's really sad. He's improving daily, which is great. They have high hopes."

Odom, 35, was found unconscious on Oct. 13 at the Love Ranch South brothel in Nevada, where he had spent four days before he was hospitalized. As he remained unconscious and in critical condition, his then-estranged wife, Khloe — along with his in-laws Kris Jenner, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, and Kendall and Kylie Jenner — rushed to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas to be by his side. Odom opened his eyes nearly 72 hours later, and has since been transported to Cedars-Sinai Hospital in L.A., where he is currently receiving around-the-clock care from the best doctors.

According to Bass, time will tell what events transpired in the legal brothel. "I think we're really going to see what went down, eventually," Bass noted to Us. "And I think there's going to be a lot of people in trouble."

The former 'N Sync member also shared his thoughts about Khloe withdrawing her divorce papers, which Us Weekly confirmed on Oct. 21.

"I mean, I'm not surprised," Bass said of Kardashian family lawyer Laura Wasser asking a judge to dismiss the couple's divorce case. "I think when anybody goes through some tragedy like that it's going to bring you closer. You could always tell that she was so madly in love with him this whole time, but he had this problem, just like Khloe saw an intervention."

Bass told Us and other reporters that he could see this as Odom's wake-up call. "Hopefully, this is the last straw that is going to stop everything," he said of the former NBA player's past drug abuse. "Then, if he makes it and he comes out of this, he's going to change a lot of lives out there and save a lot of lives. I have a feeling he's going to really stay clean and really spread the message of living a sober life."

Odom's condition, meanwhile, is said to be greatly improving. “He’s doing much better, still little by little,” a source told Us Weekly exclusively this past weekend. “He is still getting lots of treatment but getting better day by day.”

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