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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: Feb 15, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2011 10:11 am
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

86.5% of all statistics are made up.



Since: Oct 12, 2009
Posted on: June 15, 2011 9:59 am
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

I'm sure Shaq puts 90% of men to shame. Thats gotta be awful to see. HEEHAW!



Since: Oct 22, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2011 9:57 am
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

Before you go accusing warnertoholt of being a racist, why don't you take a look at his posts and see that he is a freakin diehard NBA fan.
 

Whether he's a diehard NBA fan is both debatable and irrelevant. I have no idea whether he is racist because there's no way to know what is in another person's mind. However, if you're honest, you have to admit the National Geographic comment is a little strange and it would be interesting to know what was behind it. I mean, really, in what context did it make sense to bring up National Geographic? It certainly made me go "hmmmm........."



Since: Sep 7, 2006
Posted on: June 15, 2011 9:52 am
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

Seems like most stats say 60% of men will/have cheated.  Sure it's less than 90%, but the odd angst directed at the 90% comment seems pretty off.  60 is a lot closer to 90 than it is to Zero ....
Who knows what the percentage of married men who have money and travel a lot is?   ... I'd bet it's over the national average as far as cheating goes just based on opportunity.
The real issue is why is Shaq buddies with this organized crime character?  It doesn't match the image he portrays.... 



Since: Jan 10, 2008
Posted on: June 15, 2011 9:49 am
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

Why in the H are  writers talking about something that happened years ago?   This is just plain stupid and TMZ should be outlawed for making statements like this.  Why was this not brought up before he retired?  Shaq is headed to the  hall and did good things for the game of basketball.



Since: Dec 28, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2011 9:04 am
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

(90% of men cheat) 

100% of people that write '90% of men cheat'  are idiots



Since: May 27, 2011
Posted on: June 15, 2011 8:57 am
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Since: May 29, 2011
Posted on: June 15, 2011 8:34 am
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

"law inforcement source tells TMZ" why wud police release statement to celebrity gossip new agency and not cnn or fox which is more credible..not saying shaq not a cheater (90% of men cheat) but the gang stuff sound kinda suspect plus shaq wasnt charge so to me its not news worthy



Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: June 15, 2011 7:00 am
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

So many professional athletes cheat on their wives.  Would it really surprise anyone if a tape existed?  Just remember there are three sides to every story.  I'm sure the truth to this lies somewhere in the middle.




Since: Feb 8, 2008
Posted on: June 15, 2011 3:49 am
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

Like "BowyerPA" says, there is no way a law enforcement officer is going to talk to TMZ--the biggest gossip newsplace on the planet.


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