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Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

Posted on: November 17, 2011 9:43 am
 
By Matt Moore 

TMZ reports that Shaq showed up at a club looking like all ragged and the club wouldn't let him in. 
TMZ has learned ... Shaq rolled up to nightclub/restaurant Mars 2112 on Saturday night wearing jeans, a sweatshirt, tennis shoes and a beanie (pictured above with random fan).

But according to the club promoter, Mike Mogul, Shaq's attire wasn't up to club standards ... so security politely informed the retired NBA star that he would not be allowed inside.

Sources at the club tell us Shaq calmly replied, "Are you serious?" ... then shrugged his shoulders and walked down the street to another place that welcomed The Diesel with open arms.
via Shaquille O'Neal REJECTED from Nightclub -- You're Dressed Like a Schlub!!! | TMZ.com.

My question is who had the fortitude to tell Shaquille freaking O'Neal he couldn't come in? How big was this bouncer? Good news is that O'Neal didn't pull the "Do you know who I am?" because that would just be stupid in his case. Not like you can mistake Shaq for someone else. Also... going out in public at night in jeans, a sweatshirt, tennis shoes, and a beanie... so Shaq's a blogger. That's what you're telling me.

So many questions. Did O'Neal not have better clothes with him? Did he just not feel like it? Is this some sort of new style no one knows about? Is it like Derelicte from Zoolander? How did the bouncers stop him, exactly? Did they set up some sort of barrier using sandbags when they saw him coming? I've met some insanely tough bouncers before, but, I mean, it's Shaq. I'm surprised they didn't have to call in artillery.

Good thing no one called Kobe when this happened. He would have rushed across the country just to go into the nightclub wearing boxers and a flamingo pink smoking jacket just to prove he could one-up Shaq.

OK, I think I'm done.  
Comments

Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: November 18, 2011 10:45 am
 

Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

JWK50...Nothing wrong with that if you want to wait tables the rest of your life!!!



Since: Jan 2, 2011
Posted on: November 18, 2011 10:13 am
 

Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

Hey, at least he just walked away. He knows. He is not who he once was and it show how quickly these guys are forgotten. Hats off to Shaq, thats why he made it so long when the the tank was dry. Ya think AI, or Sarburry would have just walked away?     Class.....even in a bad situation.



Since: Nov 6, 2007
Posted on: November 18, 2011 8:17 am
 

Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

Very nice



Since: Aug 7, 2008
Posted on: November 17, 2011 11:16 pm
 

Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

I rue the day that cbssports hired a bunch of lowly interns over this past summer. These guys canot come up with interesting stories. To make things worse they feel the need to add their own stupid commentary. Matt Moore..I wear a beanie, jeans and sweatshirts and I AM not a blogger. Dude..you are one sick tool to think that you are hilarious. In fact most of us groan whenever we read your dreadful articles.
 
I agree. Any story on cbssports that begins with TMZ is not worth reading.




Since: Nov 27, 2007
Posted on: November 17, 2011 11:09 pm
 

Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

I take my hat off to the bouncer and the club. Just because you're a star shouldn't give you the authority to come as you are. Respect the dress code. Didn't David Stern teach you anything



Since: Feb 25, 2008
Posted on: November 17, 2011 7:30 pm
 

Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

If i was SHAQ i woulda slapped the bouncer, owner and bartenders with my checkbook, prob with about 200 million easy in there



Since: Dec 5, 2007
Posted on: November 17, 2011 7:24 pm
 

Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

" How did the bouncers stop him, exactly?"

Isn't that obvious? They fouled him and put him on the free throw line. He was 0 threat from there. Cool



Since: Apr 10, 2007
Posted on: November 17, 2011 6:18 pm
 

Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

My question is did the club down the street that, did let him in get the $$$ the other club missed out on?



Since: Oct 20, 2011
Posted on: November 17, 2011 5:46 pm
 

Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

I live in jeans, sweatshirts and athletic shoes? Something wrong with that? Now I wouldn't wear that to a five star restuarant, but I don't see a problem wearing that to a bar. Thats all a club is anyway, it's a bar. I roll like Shaq baby!!! What's TMZ anyway?



Since: Feb 11, 2008
Posted on: November 17, 2011 3:58 pm
 

Shaq denied at club for looking shabby

I have seen Shaq in Orlando before when he was rejected from a club.  He had on Tennis shoes, shorts, a T shirt, getting out of his Ferrari with Super Man seats, trying to get in at Roxy's.  Saw him later in downtown hanging out talking to fans and police officers.  He was very nice and even spoke...just saying Shaq doesn't care about that stuff and neither should we.


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