Shaquille "Shaq" O’Neal was temporarily trapped inside a 12-foot-tall enclosure with a shark after the curious creature wiggled its way through the metal bars during the filming of a television show.
Divers rushed to Shaq, star of Discovery Channel’s "Shaq Does Shark Week" segment Sunday, and he was pulled from the water seconds later. "I survived a shark attack, you b—-es!" he shouted as he exited the shark cage.
The 7-foot-1 former NBA star admitted to the New York Post last week that he’s "terrified" of sharks — but that didn’t stop him from diving into shark-infested waters in the Bahamas. "Shark Week" fans took in the drama Sunday night as they watched the opening scene.
"Give me my goggles. I’m going in. I ain’t afraid of no shark," Shaq, 46, told his comedian co-star Rob Riggle as he entered the custom-built cage.
"You should be a little afraid, but that’s ok," Riggle suggested. "You got this, Shaq. All day — all day." Dramatic music played in the background as Shaq was submerged in the cage, surveying his surroundings. Divers reported Shaq looked "a little nervous" as sharks […]