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Shaq Sued for Harassment - 'Shut Dat Bitch Up!'

1/13/2010 1:39 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Vanessa Lopez has filed her harassment lawsuit against Shaquille O'Neal in Florida, in which she claims a menacing O'Neal sent a text message to a friend, saying, "dis is da numba shut dat bitch up!"

Shaquille O'Neal and Vanessa Lopez Lawsuit

In the lawsuit, Lopez -- who claims to have been in a five-year relationship with Shaq -- says it went sour after Lopez missed her period and Shaq allegedly reacted by accusing her of sleeping with another guy.

Lopez says she ended the relationship, but then Shaq's large family -- and we're talkin' height -- got involved, making her fear for her safety. Lopez claims Shaq's 6'6" and 6'8" sisters made verbal and physical threats against her.

Lopez claims she was especially fearful of Shaq because "O'Neal is a large, powerful, wealthy man and a professional athlete" who has law enforcement connections and the right to bear arms.

And, Lopez claims, Shaq hacked into her voice mail and text messages, using sophisticated software.

As we first reported, Lopez has had run-ins with three other NBA boyfriends.

Lopez, who is repped by Gloria Allred, is suing for unspecified damages.

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I wasn't initially on her side but now I am. "Shut dat bitch up" can be taken as a threat of physical violence or even murder.

Is Shaq such a p-u-s-s-y that he has to hire hit men to handle his relationships?

1723 days ago


This makes me laugh so hard. This nasty dude bangs a slew of ho's all around the world. He still tells a dumb ho that I know in Orlando that he loves her and wants her to have his babies. The funniest part is that she believes him! What morons!!!!!!

1723 days ago


Does Gloria Allred have a chip on her shoulder went it comes to male black celebrities? LOL

1723 days ago

Dan McDonough    

Pretty sad story on all fronts, but what is disappointing is Shaq's lack of command of the English language...."Dis, Dat, Numba"...c'mon he went to college for pete's sake. Get him a voice coach...and then a life coach.

1723 days ago


Lopez claims Shaq's 6'6" and 6'8" sisters made verbal and physical threats against her.


1723 days ago


@ Everybody's Somebody's Fool. That girl made herself a WHORE, not Shaq or any other baller. She is responsible for her actions, she is a whore because she made that choice. She boned for money.

1723 days ago


Considering the company she keeps, she is no two-bit tramp. But obviously still a tramp. We used to call these women groupies and "star f***ers".

1723 days ago


2. he made his bed,sleep in it Shaq - teach him to know his place,hope she gets him for a lot of his money like the fellow dumbasses Kobe and Tiger

Here we are ,smart people,functioning well in society and cant get a break to make a good living and these dumbass athletes throw the money away that comes to them by behaving like primates

Posted at 11:53AM on Jan 13th 2010 by T

So true

1723 days ago

Zippy T. Pinhead    

Shaq needs to do a Ben Roethlisberger special on her and shut her and her sleazy buzzard attorney up.

1723 days ago


This is so bogus! If she's been threatened by Shaq and company, why didn't she call the police?

If she gets money and no one is arrested, then all Shaq and company people are free, walking the stress to follow through with all these threats. Bytch is simply lookin to get paid, perhaps to take care of mother's medical bills and not have to work herself.

Guess she saw how easy it was with Tiger and his band ho's

If she was truly, truly threatended..and there was proof, then she would have them arrested.

1722 days ago

Beverly J    

Enough already with these groupie hos and Gloria Allred who has set back the women's movent to walking on all fours again!!!! Do either of these heffers even care that thousands of women, men and children are dying in Haiti ????!!!

1722 days ago


A Shaq, the next time you get involved with a female make sure her money is as long as yours, because if you don't they are going to keep dumping the balls and scoring on you. Shaunie should have been a great lesson, she was definitely after your money. Why do you think she kept having those babies, it dam sure ain't because she wanted to be kindergarden teacher. A brother think with you head from this day forward.

1633 days ago
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