Shaquille O’Neal jokingly threatens to ‘Will Smith’ Charles Barkley

Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley have an entertaining love-hate relationship between each other, neither of the Corridor of Famers lacking a chance to take a jab on the different. So naturally, O’Neal used the Will Smith–Chris Rock slap drama to completely roast his “Contained in the NBA” co-host.

O’Neal was at his personal shock birthday celebration on Wednesday in Atlanta, in response to TMZ, when he grabbed a microphone and launched into a 10-minute freestyle rap on Barkley.

“Tomorrow I’m on TNT, with f–king Kenny [Smith], with f–king Chuck, I’d Will Smith his ass I don’t give a f—okay,” O’Neal spat to the viewers.

The group of about 250 inside Steak Market, the place the NBA legend celebrated his fiftieth birthday, ate up the road referencing the second that rocked the Oscars 4 days in the past.

Throughout Sunday’s dwell Academy Awards present on ABC, Smith approached Rock on stage and slapped him within the face after the comic made a “G.I. Jane” joke about Smith’s spouse, Jada Pinkett-Smith, who is bald and has alopecia, an autoimmune situation that causes hair loss. 

Shaquille O’Neal, left, on the TNT set with Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley.
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Will Smith slaps Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars
Will Smith slaps Chris Rock on the 2022 Oscars

The incident between Smith and Rock sparked criticism and debate the world over. A day later, Smith issued an apology on Instagram, writing, “My habits eventually evening’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable. Jokes at my expense are part of the job, however a joke about Jada’s medical situation was an excessive amount of for me to bear and I reacted emotionally.”

For sure, O’Neal’s hilarious line was universally obtained by the viewers. Barkley wasn’t the one one on the receiving finish, both.

O’Neal, whose precise birthday was on March 6, additionally took a playful jab at LeBron James with a joke concerning the Lakers’ star’s hairline, which was one other crowd favourite.

Visitors additionally loved a multi-tier cake with photos of O’Neal all through every layer, and the star-studded visitor record included Bobby Valentino and 2 Chainz. There was apparently a dwell tiger introduced in for the occasion, too. Would you anticipate something much less from Shaq?

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