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Wife: Shaq Tried Using Son for Death Threats

4/18/2010 10:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Shaquille O'Neal's estranged wife claims the basketball star recently ordered their son to deliver death threats to her new boyfriend ... this according to documents obtained by TMZ.

Wife: Shaq Tried Using Son for Death Threats
Shaunie O'Neal's lawyers just fired off a letter to Shaq's people, claiming the bball star "interrogated" the couple's children to tell him everything they knew about her new man ... "to the point that they felt intimidated and scared of him."

Shaunie also claims Shaq told their 6-year-old son to tell her boyfriend that Shaq "is going to kill him" -- and that Shaq even screamed at the kid and said, "Say it now! My daddy is going to kill you!"

Shaunie's lawyers are demanding Shaq halt "further inappropriate discussions" with their children -- which is an alleged violation of the non-disparagement provision of their divorce judgment.

TMZ asked Shaq's attorney for a comment, but he hasn't gotten back to us.

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61.

alot2say    

pay backs a bitch

1527 days ago
62.

MotherOf InVenXion    

July 14th
I Feel like SHAQ..she Betrayed their marriage,
and has also used the children in her hurtful plots.
As a Spiritual person,Shaq needs to "Let Go"..get back to Himself and continue to be the Good Black Man he Truly is.

Shaunie's show is "weak and repulsive"..it's filled with shallow
women similar her. They all appear desperate and useless, It's Sad...
"But MOVE ON"

1473 days ago
63.

zina litt    

i dont believe it he is gental as a gaint. ok he cheated she knew what she was getting into when she married a basketball star he made he what she is today rich. lol if it was not for him she could be wondering how she was going to pay her next bill she need to be greatful for that lol

1444 days ago
64.

Gia    

#5, Pete< Just because Shaq visited your sick kid at the hospital doesn't mean he's a saint. The man was a serial cheater. By the way Tiger Woods, OJ Simpson, Ben Rothlisberger (msp), and most athletes visit kids at the hospital. Maybe Shaq did visit your kid but that doesn't mena he didn't treat Shaunie like crap. Don't get it twisted

1418 days ago
65.

cocoapuff    

Can hardly wait to see Shaunie's new show. May God Bless her to help her through this situation. Go Shaunie!

1391 days ago
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