UPDATE — Oct. 16, 4:55 p.m. EST
TMZ now reports that Lamar Odom is being “weaned off life support,” as he’s allegedly able to breathe on his own with the help of a mask — rather than a ventilator.
Sources tell the outlet that they are planning on going back and forth to see if he’ll be able to breath without heavy life support.
Originally Posted — Oct. 16, 4:03 p.m. EST
According to a new report by E! News, Lamar Odom is out of a coma and has spoken to Khloé Kardashian.
A source tells the outlet that the 35-yer-old opened his eyes, saw his estranged wife, 31, said, “Hey, baby,” and gave her a thumb’s up before going back to sleep.
The same source alleges he is no longer using a breathing tube.
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However, there are some conflicting reports about his condition.
After claiming that he showed some signs of improvement, TMZ reports that their sources close to the situation deny allegations that he is “communicating in some fashion,” adding that any movements he may have made — such as eye opening — are considered involuntarily.
This story is still developing. Check back for details