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Adam Sandler’s Absurd Wish to See Shaquille O’Neal’s Private Part Landed Him in Big Trouble With His “Bodyguard”

Published 05/21/2022, 6:30 PM EDT

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Shaquille O’Neal was one of the fiercest and most dominant guys in the NBA. But playing basketball isn’t the only thing he’s good at. He is multi-talented. After joining the NBA, he concentrated on his passion, rapping. And won a platinum album for one of his songs. Shaq is also one of the funniest guys around which has landed him some roles in Hollywood. 

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In the movie industry, Shaq has many friends, and Adam Sandler is one of them. He has worked in multiple Sandler movies over the years. He is one of the funniest guys in Hollywood and is a huge basketball fan.

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Sandler also plays basketball now and then. So we can see how Shaquille O’Neal and Sandler could fit in great. And when Sandler was a guest on the Conan late-night talk show to promote his movie, he shared a hilarious incident where he tried to peep at Shaq’s private part.


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O’Neal has made an appearance in four Adam Sandler movies. They are “Hubie Halloween”, “Blended”, “Grown Ups 2,” and “Jack and Jill”. And Sandler explained during the making of one of the movies, he tried to look at Shaq’s private part. 

He said that Sandler and the movie crew would usually play basketball whenever possible. So when Shaq was with the crew, he wanted to play with him. And Adam said that the Lakers‘ legend was swatting everyone’s shot attempts, but they loved it. Because it was Shaquille O’Neal after all, and it was an honor to get blocked by him.


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And after the game was over, Shaq went on to take a shower. So Sandler followed him into the shower. Sandler said, “In my head, I’m like, I gotta see Shaq’s p***s! I can’t pass up that opportunity…” And Conan admitted that it is understandable. Sandler continued, “His bodyguard was there. And his bodyguard is just so strong. Big and like this thick neck, bald head and with one eye looking at me…” 

So he had the leave the shower disappointed. And when he met Shaq again, he apologized to him, thinking that his bodyguard would have told him about the incident. 

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And hilariously, Sandler said, “Shaq sorry about that before with your security guard.” Shaq replied, “I don’t have a security guard. That was my d**k!”

And the host and the crowd broke out laughing. No one would have seen that coming.

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Written by:

Bagavathi Eswaran


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Bagavathi Eswaran is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He has been playing the game of basketball for more than 20 years now and has also been following the NBA for more than 10 years. After not being able to go pro, this former college player decided to join the IT industry.
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Arunaditya Aima