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Shaquille O’Neal has always had an interesting take on parenting. He loves his kids as much as any other parent, but the Big Man has a philosophy about raising kids. As per Shaq, kids need to learn certain values that will aid their growth as individuals, especially if they come from a privileged background.

Shaq likes to call himself the Big Aristotle for his endless wisdom and knowledge. However, Shaq’s wisdom often goes over his kids’ heads. Recently during an interview, his 17-year-old daughter talked about being scared of her father’s wild predictions.

Shaquille O’Neal’s confusing predictions

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The Big Man is very well known for his often confusing analogies. One of his most iconic analogies was when he said that the distance from the TNT studio to the moon is less than what it is from California. While people wondered about this Shaq special, he said that when you step outside, you can see the moon, but you can’t see California. Similarly, the 4x NBA champion likes to confuse, and sometimes scare his kids with his theories and his predictions. This well-kept secret was recently revealed in an exclusive interview where the O’Neal family joined.

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During a recent conversation with ESPN, Shaq said “I like to think I can see the future”.Shaq said “You got a little baby doing that and looking like that. And I only dream positive thoughts.” He said “You just know” when his little girl is hanging out with her siblings and not beating them. While this made very little sense, one can be certain that the Big Aristotle has said something profound. The prediction that Big Man made was rather confusing for his children, especially his daughter Me’Arah. She said, “It’s scary that he actually believes that.”

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Shaquille O’Neal’s vampire bloodline

During his days in the NBA, Shaq was known as a fierce competitor. The 7’1 giant was an unstoppable force and even today is called the most dominant athlete to have graced the game. He even has a separate tag to go with this persona, which he believes runs in the family. The Diesel likes to call it the “vampire bloodline”. During the same interview, he explained the meaning of his family tagline. He said, “You know, for us, our vampire bloodline, when we get mad, it’s over”.

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Shaq sees a lot of himself in his daughter. He believes that she’s fearless too, especially since he has never seen her back down from a challenge.

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