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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: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: June 14, 2011 6:38 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

@Heels618

"Why would law enforcement talk with TMZ?"

Because It's Los Angeles...It's a whole different world.

Why did it take 3 years for this to come to light & people being arrested?



Since: Apr 26, 2008
Posted on: June 14, 2011 6:33 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

people are just crazy. this is further proof that the apocolypse is upon us. i love the picture chosen to accompany this article. shaq is all, "who me."

I love idiots like you, who hear an article and automatically assume it's a sign that the apocolypse is upon us. Get over it moron, a guy was beat down over some sex tapes, the world isn't ending, LOL!



Since: Jul 26, 2008
Posted on: June 14, 2011 6:32 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

There you go, Trick, keep at it with your enlightening responses. I'm impressed. Tryhard! Still have yet to offer anything relevant to intelligence. Oh, and you seem to have a funny side to you, wow. Nice that you get to pick and chose when it's appropriate. It's called freedom. Something Shaq gets the liberty of enjoying as well. Now get back in there!



Since: Sep 1, 2009
Posted on: June 14, 2011 6:26 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

people are just crazy. this is further proof that the apocolypse is upon us. i love the picture chosen to accompany this article. shaq is all, "who me."



Since: Nov 25, 2009
Posted on: June 14, 2011 6:20 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

Why would law enforcement talk with TMZ?



Since: Dec 23, 2010
Posted on: June 14, 2011 6:02 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

We now know that Shaq is just a little bit smarter than OJ.



Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: June 14, 2011 5:42 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

Just imagine a 7 foot blow-up doll!



Since: May 30, 2007
Posted on: June 14, 2011 5:35 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping



What a loser. Mr i wanna be a "cop"? Friends with crips? I'm sure Laker fans think this story is cool.
Because  Laker fans are losers themselves.



first off a lot of peole who have lived in inner cities and have gone on to be big time celebrities have friends that are not always on the just side of the law. Keyword there is "friend" doesn't mean Shaq IS a Crip nor does it mean he PARTICIPATES in any illegal activities.

Secondly I'm am quite sure there are police officers in this country who have or had friends or acqaintences that are criminals or wanna-be criminals. Who are you to say who Shaq can or cannot be friends with?

 You seem to be a lonely, pathetic, JUDGEMENTAL, and friendless person.  I suppose we should pity you.....but I don't



Since: Aug 21, 2007
Posted on: June 14, 2011 5:30 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

Frisco fan talking about little holes. Fitting.




Since: Jul 26, 2008
Posted on: June 14, 2011 5:26 pm
 

Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping

What a loser. Mr i wanna be a "cop"? Friends with crips? I'm sure Laker fans think this story is cool.
Because  Laker fans are losers themselves.


Wow Trick, please, share your wisdom with the world. We beg of you. You don't try very hard to sound like a yardbird. It comes naturally for you doesn't it? You don't seem to have an issue with TMZ being your source of information, to make you a believer. Also, you don't seem to be bothered by the timing of this. Go back to your little hole now. We'll call you when dinner is ready.


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