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Lamar Odom’s Daughter Destiny Opens Up About Her Dad’s Overdose & Addiction

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It's been nearly two years since Lamar Odom overdosed at a Nevada brothel.

And it's been almost as long since his 18-year-old daughter Destiny has opened up about her dad's drug addiction and recovery.

Related: Bachelorette Contestant Michael Nance Dead

Speaking with People/Entertainment Weekly for their feature, Surviving A Father's Addiction: Lamar Odom's Family Speaks Out, the teen confessed she didn't think the former NBA star was going to make it:

"It was a school night when I found out. We all thought that he was, that this was it for him and he was going to pass away. But, life is so crazy."

Her first visit with Lamar in the hospital lasted 30 minutes, and she believes it had so much to do with his waking up from his coma:

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Michael Nance Remembered As A 'Sensitive Guy' Who 'Felt Things Very Deeply' As His Official Cause Of Death Remains Unknown

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Michael Nance

Everyone who knew Michael Nance has nothing but amazing things to say about the former Bachelorette contestant.

As we reported, the 31-year-old from Emily Maynard's season of the ABC show was found unresponsive early Monday morning in Texas. Austin PD reported no signs of trauma or foul play, but will not release the official cause of death until tests are complete.

What we do know is that the musician had a huge heart, but struggled with a very serious addiction to painkillers.

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When he was introduced on the show back in 2012, the "rehab counselor" revealed he had been sober for two years:

"I was addicted to prescription pain medicine. It all starts out fun and then somewhere along the road, it just turned into something else. It's a vicious cycle and it ate away at me for a long time. I'm almost two years sober, now, and it's not that easy — you have to completely change your way of living."

When he was eliminated after week four of the show, Michael returned to Austin where he continued pursuing music, and worked multiple jobs as a physician recruiter, CrossFit coach, and a car salesman.

A Bachelorette source tells People of Nance:

"He was the type of guy who felt things very deeply. Such a sensitive guy. You've got to remember that I met him when he was in his mid 20s, so he was pretty directionless. I don't know that being on TV gave him any further direction. But he had such a good aura."

Former contestants seem to have varying information about Michael's death, with one rumor being that he died of an overdose at a sober living home.

An autopsy was performed on Tuesday, so we should have more answers in a matter of weeks. We'll keep you posted.

In the meantime, our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by Michael's passing.

[Image via Instagram.]

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Bachelorette Contestant Michael Nance Dead At 31

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Michael Nance

This is so sad!

Michael Nance, whom you may remember from Emily Maynard's season of The Bachelorette, was found dead early Monday morning in Texas. He was just 31.

According to the report, Austin PD arrived to an apartment complex around 2:10 a.m. after receiving a call about an unresponsive male. Nance was pronounced dead about an hour later.

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A spokesperson for the homicide unit said in a statement:

"At this point it is not a suspicious death and the manner will be determined by the medical examiner."

After news broke of Michael's passing, costars from his time on the ABC franchise expressed their condolences (below):

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Amber Portwood's Fiancé Matt Baier Says Vegas Meltdown Was Caused By A Pain Pill Relapse

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Amber Portwood and Matt Baier are certainly making headlines these days.

As you may remember, the former Teen Mom OG star's fiancé went on an angry tirade after the 27-year-old rejected his proposal to elope while at a friend's wedding in Las Vegas.

Related: Amber Has Met With Porn Company Vivid Entertainment!

Now, the 46-year-old tells People his behavior was caused by a prescription pill relapse while filming the MTV show:

"I had a drug relapse this year for the first time with prescription pills. I fell back into my addiction for about two months around December. I was taking a good amount of pills and I was killing the pain. Before I knew it I was back in the cycle again and completely off my program. I was still convincing myself that it wasn't as bad as it used to be but it was."

Baier was obviously upset after seeing the footage from the meltdown, knowing that he was "blacked out" during the time of the incident:

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Police Report Details The Timeline Of Chris Cornell's Death

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More details surrounding Chris Cornell's untimely death continue to come in.

News of the Soundgarden artist's suicide has come as a huge surprise to many including his family, so what exactly happened following the 52-year-old's concert in Detroit on Wednesday night?

According to a police report obtained by The Detroit News, the rock star returned to his hotel room at the MGM Grand Hotel after his show ended around 11:30 p.m. He was escorted by his bodyguard, Martin Kirsten, who helped him fix a computer problem and gave Cornell two Ativan pills, "which victim takes for anxiety."

Shortly after, Chris spoke with his wife Vicky on the phone, during which conversation he sounded "groggy" and abruptly ended the call saying, "I'm just tired."

Related: All The Stars We've Lost In 2017

At 12:15 a.m., Vicky called Martin to have him

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Jimmy Fallon Responds To Rumors His Drinking Habits Are Spiraling 'Out Of Control'!

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Jimmy Fallon is an open book lately!

The Tonight Show host got candid in an interview with The New York Times this week, speaking on the backlash over his chummy sit down with President Trump.

Fallon admitted he was "devastated" by the outrage over his friendly interview with the soon-to-be POTUS last fall, admitting he was "just trying to have fun."

Speaking of a good time, the comedian also addressed rumors of his partying ways in the same interview — and he wasn't thrilled about reports saying his drinking was spiraling "out of control."

Related: Billy Ray Cyrus On Miley's Newfound Sobriety

Fallon responded to an October report from the New York Post claiming NBC execs were worried about his drinking habits in the wake of his two hand injuries and a chipped tooth.

The 42-year-old shrugged off the rumors with a simple fact: there's no way he can be the peppy Tonight Show host five nights a week while simultaneously getting smashed every night. He explained:

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