Shaquille O’Neal was bound to chime in on D’Angelo Russell “accidentally” exposing Nick Young on snapchat. The guy who got “snitched” on by Kobe Bryant gave an interesting outlook on the D’Angelo Russell leak of Nick Young admitting to cheating on his fiancee on “The BIG Podcast with Shaq on PodcastOne.”
“That was an accident…Let me explain why. The youngsters are so big into getting followers, whatever the hell that means. I’ve got 20 million followers, and I still don’t really know what that means. But the youngsters are so interested in getting followers to make them feel important.
He wasn’t even thinking about it. He was just thinking about, ‘Hey, I got Nick Young on my couch. Boom, boom, boom. Let me record it and put it on Snapchat.’ It’s all about getting new followers, John, with these youngsters. He wasn’t trying to – ‘Oh he’s marrying Iggy.
I want Iggy. Let me rot him out.’ Did he intentionally try and do it? No…I don’t know where this D’Angelo kid is from. Obviously he has no street common sense. That’s called snitching…I wouldn’t have said nothin’. I would have come into the locker room that day and got suspended. I’d have beat the [ruffles papers]…”
The full episode will be available Monday on PodcastOne.com, where will O’Neal will also catch up with former University of Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun.
Shaq also talks engagement rumors, his trip to the White House, meeting his biological father and more.