Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom have been up against their fair share of rumors lately, especially with the NBA pro’s rocky basketball season. From the speculation about trouble in paradise and looming divorce to news that the Kardashian family is ruining Odom’s career, not to mention those pesky “is she or isn’t she pregnant” reports, Khloe and Lamar are fighting it all. Kim Kardashian must be feeling a bit relieved that some of the spotlight has been redirected from her, ex Kris Humphries and new boy Kanye West, if only for a short time! One thing the couple doesn’t seem to be fighting, though, is their romantic relationship. They looked happy and relaxed on a recent double date with Kris and Bruce Jenner. But was it all for show?

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom put on happy faces (hopefully real ones!), as they joined a smiling momager Kris Jenner and her husband, Bruce, for a lunch date. Khloe posted a photo of the group to her Celebuzz blog, saying, “Just wanted to share a cute pic from lunch yesterday with Lam, my mom and Bruce at Emilio’s in the Valley. We all went after I co-hosted The Talk. Such a fun double date!”

The snap really is adorable, as the group poses in front of big Italian plates of food. But, given the Kardashians’ reality TV show background and seasoned experience with the spotlight, it is difficult to not raise the question if this photo opp was just a calculated move to generate good PR while simultaneously quashing some of those aforementioned rumors, at least until the next round of reports crop up….more