Shaquille O’Neal, the 2.16 meter giant who has been one of the most dominant players in the history of the NBA and that has an estimated fortune of at least $ 400 million, he made a confession that is disappointing: he had never voted in an election in the United States.
“Shaq,” who is now an NBA commentator, face of various brands and businessman, made the surprising reveal on his podcast, called “The Big Podcast with Shaq“According to a CNN report.
The good news is that O’Neal has already voted for the 2020 election.
“I voted for the first time, and it feels good,” said the three-time champion with the Lakers and once with the Miami Heat – curiously the two teams currently playing in the NBA Finals– in a shocking 19-season run.
#ExerciseThatVote. @JaneFonda getting us in shape for the race of our lives this November. It has never been more important to exercise your right to vote. Today is the deadline to register in many states so DONT WAIT! Go to the link in my bio and check your status now!! pic.twitter.com/jegC7NelJw
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) October 6, 2020
“You know that I always like to be honest on my podcast. I had never voted, ”he told the other podcast hosts. “But now I’m doing all these campaigns to vote and one thing i never like to do is be a hypocrite“Explained O’Neal, 48 years old.
O’Neal, who admitted he expected teasing and criticism after his confession, He also detailed how he voted, although he did not want to reveal who he voted for, although he gave a good clue: “It’s about changing the narrative, right? …”.
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