Shaquille O’Neal comes in at a towering 7’1″, and while super tall amongst many celebrities, he actually doesn’t even rank in the tallest NBA players ever.
The 51-year-old sat down with viral podcast host Bobbi Althoff, he revealed that being so tall prohibits him from doing a few things he would actually love to do.
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According to Shaq, one of the things he’s not able to do is go skydiving.
He’s also not able to scuba dive, which was a surprise to Bobbi in a new clip from their interview.
Shaq explained that it was because he was “too heavy. Because when you scuba dive, they give you weights and then when I went down, I hit the button, but I never came back up. Almost drowned.”
“But then my instincts kicked in. I just said the famous word, ‘Shaqmu.’ Like Shamu. Then I just did like that [sways head] and then I was at the top,” he added.
Check out the clip below:
Just recently, Shaq opened up about his weight loss journey he’s been on and revealed how much weight he’d lost so far.