HoopsHype Liza Morales rumors
While Los Angeles Laker Lamar Odom chases reality TV stardom with Khloé Kardashian, the mother of his children wants publishers to know she has the write stuff. Liza Morales, who split with Odom in 2008, tells us she's talking to literary agents about repping a roman à clef she's written that depicts what it's really like to be in a relationship with a star athlete."It shows the lifestyle from the inside," says Morales, who turns 32 Monday. "Since our society is obsessed with celebrity, the book gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the real reality." We wonder if she's referring to her ex's E! show, "Khloé & Lamar"? New York Daily News
Morales is keeping the book's title under wraps, but she says the athlete in her novel is a professional football player, not an NBA star. That said, a friend who read the manuscript tells us insiders will recognize Odom in the character. "You'll see a lot of tidbits that make you go, 'Hmm,'"says the source. But Morales says she wrote the book with a higher purpose in mind than payback. "My intent is not to bash my ex or any pro athlete,"she says. "I want to show women that you can rise up from a certain situation." New York Daily News
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