Matt Kemp is finally speaking up rumors concerning him dating Khloe Kardashian.
Kardashian, the 29-year-old "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star, recently filed for divorce from her NBA free agent husband Lamar Odom. Odom has made headlines in recent months for allegedly stepping out on his marriage and battling with a drug addiction.
Although rumors have been swirling about Kardashian reportedly dating the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Kemp, 29, the MLB star is finally addressing the rumors. After TMZ paparazzi asked Kemp if he was hooking up with Kardashian, the Dodgers star did not hesitate to respond.
"No man we're just friends," Kemp told TMZ reporters. "The Kardashians are good people."
Sources close to Kardashian insisted that the pair were not dating in an E! News report recently.
"She's hurt. She is in absolutely no frame of mind for dating right now," one source close to Kardashian told E!, the network that broadcasts Kardashian's reality television show.
While E! reports that the pair have been living apart since the summer and undergone counseling, another source said Odom still cares about Kardashian.
"There will always be a place in his heart for Khloe," the source told E!. "He will always love her and her family. She has decided and there is nothing more he can do. He has to accept that."
It seems Kardashian is upset with the rumors swirling about her during the difficult divorce process.
"This, in and of itself, is heart breaking and torture to my soul," Kardashian tweeted earlier this month. "Please, I don't need the extra rumors and BS right now."
Kardashian revealed some struggles within her marriage on her "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" reality television show. While Kardashian never detailed exactly what was wrong with Odom aside from him being in a "dark place" and needing help, she revealed that things have gotten progressively worse over the course of her four year marriage.
"A lot has been going on the past couple years just with me and Lamar and I made that choice just to keep that in my marriage," Khloe revealed in her individual confessional moment on the show. "But lately it's getting bigger...sometimes things are bigger than yourself."