Lamar Odom may reportedly be facing a lot of problems, but missing is not one of them. The NBA free agent was spotted out driving his SUV on Aug. 26 in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley, near his home with Khloe Kardashian. He has also been in touch with his wife. Says a source: “She hasn’t made any decisions yet about what to do.” Meanwhile, Odom is also embroiled in a child custody case with his high school sweetheart, Liza Morales, the mother of his two children. She wants her child support upped from $10,000 to $25,000 per month.
Tongues are wagging that Rihanna and Braylon Edwards, who just got cut from the New York Jets, were spotted dining recently at Philippe Chow in the Big Apple. The following night, the sexy songstress was spotted having dinner with Drake at Beauty and Essex. Back in 2009, Edwards sent her a $10,000 bottle of champagne at Wonderland in Los Angeles, but she sent it back because she didn’t know who he was. His agent told a source that Edwards later introduced himself to Rihanna and all was well.
Spending a girls-only weekend in New York City, without President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama and her daughters, Malia and Sasha, took in two Broadway plays on Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug. 25. In town for Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day at the U.S. Open in Queens, the ladies went to see “The Trip To Bountiful” on Saturday and “Motown: The Musical” on Sunday, where they were greeted with a standing ovation.
Last weekend, Gabrielle Union, Thurgood Marshall Jr., Rep. John Lewis and Deputy Postmaster General Ronald A. Stroman unveiled the March on Washington Forever Stamp at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
Native New Yorker Ronald Haynie presents “I Have a Dream/Tengo Un Sueno.” Never before performed in Spanish, “Tengo Un Sueno” translates as “I Have a Dream” and Haynie is out to culturally widen the platform of Dr. Martin Luther King’s powerful message. The performance takes place Friday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. at the National Action Network, 106 W. 145th St., New York City.