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Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

Posted on: June 14, 2011 4:09 pm
Edited on: June 15, 2011 6:33 am
 
Posted by Royce Young

Two weeks ago, future Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal retired from the NBA after 19 seasons. What came next was a big question. Well, in the immediate future, it looks like he has to deal with some weird stuff.

According to TMZ.com, Shaq is in the middle of a robbery, sex tape and kidnapping situation.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Ladell Rowles -- a member of the Main Street Mafia Crip Gang in L.A. who is friends with Shaq -- along with 6 other members went on a search and destroy mission in L.A. on February 11, 2008.  They believed a man named Robert Ross had the sex tape and they tried getting it back with the help of a gun or two.

According to the police report, the seven gang members met up with Ross at a convenience store -- Pink Dot -- on the Sunset Strip.  The men allegedly surrounded Ross' Rolls Royce Phantom with guns drawn, jumped into Ross' car and ordered him to drive to Rowles' house in South Central L.A.

Once there, Rowles allegedly pistol whipped Ross and demanded that he turn over the sex tape.  Ross said he would get the tape and bring it back to them.  The seven men then allegedly took Ross' Rolex, diamond chain and earrings, along with $15,000 in cash -- then let Ross go.

The seven men have been arrested and charged with robbery, kidnapping and other crimes. They are currently in the middle of a preliminary hearing and being held in jail.

We've learned LAPD detectives interviewed Shaq to determine what, if any, involvement he had in the alleged crimes.  When the case file went to the D.A. Shaq was not listed as a suspect.
As for the supposed sex tape, Ross claims Shaq brought women to Ross' home and had sex with them while he was married to ex-wife Shaunie. Reportedly, Ross told Shaq that a security camera had caught the action. However, Ross told police that the security footage automatically recycled and no longer exists.

TMZ contacted Shaq's representatives, but hasn't heard back yet.

Category: NBA
Comments

Since: Oct 2, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2011 3:08 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping


JMartin34,I posted I did take a look at his post.  Just because someone loves the NBA so much does not mean that they can make a stupid racist comment like he did.  It was uncalled for oh and by the way.  CRYBABY? What are you in third grade and still giggle at the word boobies?  Tell me if you will exactly what he meant by the post he wrote so as that I may be enlightened, please do!



Since: Oct 2, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2011 3:07 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

@JMartin34<br>      Before I posted I did take a look at his post.  Just because someone loves the NBA so much does not mean that they can make a stupid racist comment like he did.  It was uncalled for oh and by the way.  CRYBABY? What are you in third grade and still giggle at the word boobies?  Tell me if you will exactly what he meant by the post he wrote so as that I may be enlightened, please do!




Since: Oct 2, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2011 3:03 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

@JMartin34
      Before I posted I did take a look at his post.  Just because someone loves the NBA so much does not mean that they can make a stupid racist comment like he did.  It was uncalled for oh and by the way.  CRYBABY? What are you in third grade and still giggle at the word boobies?  Tell me if you will exactly what he meant by the post he wrote so as that I may be enlightened, please do!



Since: Oct 2, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2011 3:02 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

@JMartin34
      Before I posted I did take a look at his post.  Just because someone loves the NBA so much does not mean that they can make a stupid racist comment like he did.  It was uncalled for oh and by the way.  CRYBABY? What are you in third grade and still giggle at the word boobies?  Tell me if you will exactly what he meant by the post he wrote so as that I may be enlightened, please do!



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: June 15, 2011 2:57 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

if these facts are correct, then i can see Shaq being indicted in the near future. Why in the hell would a group of gang members have any interest in a sex tape of Shaq unless they were paid by him to attempt and recover it. as each day passes, it looks like Shaq is a thug that has somehow over the years, managed to keep a fairly clean image...at least until the last year or two. 
I don't know, possibly the interest in blackmailing Shaq or selling the tape outright?  I'm not a Shaq fan by any stretch, in fact I lambasted him on the message boards after he announced his retirement, but I know there are multitudes of reasons why a nefarious element would want to procure a sex tape involving a celebrity.  Narrow-minded people are narrow-minded.



Since: Aug 6, 2010
Posted on: June 15, 2011 1:32 pm
 

Girrll! Sportswriters should work in hair salons.

What is the deal with savage gossiping that passes for sportswriting these days? Shirley Povich must be spinning in his grave.



Since: Jul 9, 2010
Posted on: June 15, 2011 12:37 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

"stupider" is not a real word



Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: June 15, 2011 12:23 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

to SMURPH
you sound like a self righteous douche...i didnt realize this was a political forum.  



Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: June 15, 2011 12:13 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

if these facts are correct, then i can see Shaq being indicted in the near future. Why in the hell would a group of gang members have any interest in a sex tape of Shaq unless they were paid by him to attempt and recover it. as each day passes, it looks like Shaq is a thug that has somehow over the years, managed to keep a fairly clean image...at least until the last year or two. 



Since: Oct 13, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2011 12:03 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

Well here's THE REAL DEAL about all that:  





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