Basketball player and giant person Shaquille O'Neal hounded after a Newsweek reporter in 2008, according to her work email.
He was offered to be set up with models, but instead responded that he only wanted the reporter, Allison Samuels, or Rihanna.
It is thought Shaq was still with his wife at the time as they reconciled a year after they got divorced in 2007.
Samuels later 'helped' write Shaq's mother's autobiography.
During the conversation, she tries to set the basketball star up with several models, including Sessilee Lopez and Lauren London. Shaq reveals in his response that Lauren is 'd wade's girl' - referring to his Miami Heat former team mate Dwyane Wade
Shaq allegedly replies that model Sessilee 'ain't that fine' and that she is 'not his type', continuing with 'you are'.
He then says: 'All I want is you or Rihanna.'
According to the Times, Samuels then replies: 'Rihanna is too young - 19 - she is just legal and you know I'm very chatty and you said you didn't like that!!!!!'
Then the former Miami Heat star tells her she has a crush on him.
According to all this, all of our assumptions are true about Shaq being the smoothest operator alive… Ha!
He seemed a little pushy didn't he? And if he was reconciling with his ex, that makes this even more disgusting.
It'll be interesting to see what comes of this. It won't affect his game, though, because he just recently retired from the NBA.
Maybe he could use all this craziness to drop another album.
[Image via WENN.]
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