After the famous hug and Bill Russell-led reconcilliation, you thought it was over, too, didn’t you? We all thought the simmering feud between Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant had finally come to an end, and we (and mostly, the TV networks) could all move on with our lives.
Oh, how young and foolish we all were. Shaq and Kobe still hate each other; or I should qualify: Shaq still very much hates Kobe Bean Bryant.
Shaquille O’Neal took the mic at a NYC club last night, unleashing a freestyle verbal assault directed at his arch-enemy Kobe Bryant — blaming his former teammate for ruining his marriage and imploring him to “Tell me how my ass tastes.”
After spending several verses shredding Kobe apart for losing in the NBA playoffs, Shaq drops the line, “I’m a horse, Kobe ratted me out, that’s why I’m getting divorced.”
Obviously, that is one of the greatest disses in the history of disses. And the best part about the whole thing? Shaquille getting the nightclub crowd to sing in unison, “Kobe, tell me how my ass tastes!” Wow. Just … wow.
Your move, LeBron and DeShawn!
(Thanks to Holly, and reader Whahhuh for the heads up.)
(Update: Shaq says it’s all a big joke. Haha! Move along; nothing to see here…)