Reality TV star Khloé Kardashian Odom graces the cover of the May issue of Cosmopolitan magazine. In an accompanying interview, the 27-year old opens up about the struggles to start a family with husband Lamar Odom, how the obsession to conceive took over their lives and the pressure – especially from her mom and manager Kris Jenner – to maintain her looks.
On her struggles to conceive: “People make me feel like I have a problem because I haven’t had a kid yet. The other day, this nice woman gave me a baby present, and she said, ‘This is for your future little Lamar.’ It’s sweet, but I’m like, ‘I don’t have a baby!’”
With their preoccupation with getting pregnant: “We were thinking we had to know when I was ovulating. But seriously? That took the fun out of everything. When it happens for us, it will happen.”
On the pressure to keep up her looks: “Listen, my mom believes in us more than we believe in ourselves. But she is also our manager and trying to protect our brand. She’ll say, ‘Oh, you’re a little too fat right now.’ If she were just my manager, I’d have fired her right then. You can’t talk to me like that.”
Continue reading Khloé’s interview in the May issue of Cosmopolitan magazine on newsstands Tuesday (April 10).