You may have heard about Shaquille O'Neal's new ABC "reality" show, Shaq Vs., in which the aging NBA superstar takes on other athletes such as Ben Roethlisberger and Michael Phelps in their sports. One such challenge will be filmed on Sunday, when pro beach volleyballers and Olympic gold medalists Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh will battle Shaq and Todd Rogers, also an Olympic gold winner. Shaq guarantees he'll win and if he doesn't, he promises to walk two miles -- in a pink Speedo "three sizes too small."
The writer of this item on Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch blog seems frightened by the idea of Shaq losing. That could be because he's (presumably) straight. I think it's sort of intriguing...although I can easily imagine Shaq wearing a really long t-shirt so as to technically pay off on the bet but still cover his goodies.
Will Shaq win? If not, will he wear the tiny pink Speedo? Will he weasel out by wearing a long t-shirt? And will you tune in? The series debut is set for August 18th.