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Shaq and Shaunie Wanted a Reality Check

11/12/2009 4:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned Shaquille O'Neal and now-estranged wife Shaunie made a pilot for a reality TV show -- and while their marriage is falling apart, at least one network is still considering putting the reality show on the air.

Shaq & Shaunie
Earlier this year, the O'Neals had been pitching out a show called "Love Shaq," based on several family-style reality shows like "Meet the Barkers," "Newlyweds" and "Til Death Do Us Part" -- but unlike those couples, the O'Neal's marriage fell apart before the show ever aired.

TMZ got in contact with A&E, who confirmed they had seen the pilot -- and told us they are still "considering" whether or not to purchase the show. FYI -- the show is obviously not in production at the moment.

But the show could be dead before A&E gets to make a decision -- as we previously reported, Shaunie's already moved out -- pulling their kids out of their Florida school and relocating to L.A.


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love shaq! i love it!! what a great name for a show. hey, whatever happened to the james brown reality show, on the road with the browns or whatever? michael jackson supposed to be in that one.

love you michael!! where's mr. brown's show?

1804 days ago


The pilot is already leaked online. Just search Google.

1804 days ago


Who cares????

1804 days ago


We think they should make a show from his tweets, just like that Justin kid.

1804 days ago


This chick is turn into another Kate Gosselin.Show her the money or reality tv

1804 days ago

barry Gordy is genius    

Shaquille O'Neal is young and dumb. That b*tch Shaunie is a tramp. Apparently, all of that time SHAQ spent in L.A., he forgot to soak up some game: simply put, "you can't make a hoe a housewife." Ball player or not. Hoes do what they do. They weren't meant to be wed, they were only meant for the bed. Ya dig?

1804 days ago


Would the cameras follow him to the strip club too?

1804 days ago


God! I'm so sick of "REALITY" TV!

1804 days ago

Paulie Wants a Cracker    

What mother would pull their kids out of school just for the money? Kids always come first, I'm sure she could of left her kids in school and still found a way to claim California as home. Now they have to readjust for her benefit. It's not the end of the world but it is selfish. Love your kids more than you hate your ex.

1804 days ago


Stop being here 24/7, Kooky!

1804 days ago

doc murry    

megan I love you..thats the smartest thing I have ever read on here..congrads you beutiful person..

1804 days ago


Shaq go get your FAMILY!!!

You both can work it OUT!!!

1804 days ago


havent we had enough overly edited scripted tv shows already?


1804 days ago


Shaq is a camera/attention whore... i wonder if he stole this idea from steve nash too.. i hope she destroys him like he did the heat, suns, and now the cavs...

1804 days ago


Shaq your wife is beautiful inside and out. Shaq and his crew are phony, Shaq to busy getting dirty panties when he should be helping his brother in law whose in jail, MADISON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, Madison Florida...right near Orlando...Your foul again can't sweep this one under the rug. WHAT GO AROUND COME AROUND....Dirty Draws and you have a beautiful wife at home

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