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Ndamukong Suh's Teammates

Celeb Diving Show is a

HUGE MISTAKE!

1/23/2013 5:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Ndamukong Suh should NEVER have signed up to compete on "Celebrity Diving" ... this according to several of Suh's Detroit Lions teammates who tell TMZ the decision is shockingly irresponsible. 

We broke the story ... Suh -- who's in the middle of a 5-year $68 MILLION contract with the Lions -- recently joined the cast of the ABC reality show ... and will be required to launch his 6'4", 307-pound body off a high diving board.

TMZ spoke to a BUNCH of Suh's teammates ... who all feel (very strongly) that he's making a huge mistake.

One source tells us ... "We need him on the field and if he gets hurt during the off-season doing wild stunts ... it would be bad and it ain't worth it. He is too valuable to the team."

Another source expressed similar concerns -- "if he gets a busted ear drum or an infection, it could have serious effects on his off-season training."

Several of Suh's teammates also told us they were surprised the organization would allow him to participate in the first place ... since there is a real serious risk he could hurt himself.

One last source -- who happens to be an African-American -- added, "He's a big dude ... and 'black' and 'pool' just don't mix. He's built for football ... not belly flops."

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52 COMMENTS

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1.

jackmama311    

trying to reverse his mega negative image.

534 days ago
2.

NOT ELMO    

N-SUH looks 55 years old....

534 days ago
3.

joecrabs    

If he doesn't agree with another contestant on the show, I wonder if he'll kick them, like he does in the NFL.

534 days ago
4.

Berserk    

___\o_

A man swimming. Yes, I just drew this by hand.
You're welcome.

534 days ago
5.

Mikey    

"who happens to be an African-American"


no, no, no...its "he be black"

534 days ago
6.

cobrazombie    

Wow, celebrity reality shows have SUNK to new lows.

534 days ago
7.

Mikey    

"since there is a real serious risk he could hurt himself"

So when black people go near a pool there's real risk they can seriously injure themselves. And thats coming from someone who be black.

534 days ago
8.

EasilyHard    

He be rich and that's all that matters in this life

534 days ago
9.

BSname    

TMZ found it necessary to identify the race of “ One last source ” because PC rules are that it is highly unacceptable to make racial stereo types like “Black and pool just don't mix” unless you yourself are black and then making such a statement is allowed. Can we please move on now? These illogical rules are just childish.

534 days ago
10.

freaksober    

I wouldnt want to be on the bad end of his SHART...just sayin

534 days ago
11.

skeyehi    

I'm calling Yellow Journalism on this story TMZ. the last paragraph was unnecessary to the story. How are people ever going to stop labeling each other by race if the media continues to exploit people with stories like this one? Do something constructive with your site instead of using it to p*ss people off.

534 days ago
12.

Phishie from Philly    

Did you ever see a rhino just off a diving board 20 feet up? Exactly, what's he thinking. This isn't the worlds biggest cannon ball show? My money and googlely eyes are on miss Alabama.
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Phishie from Philly

534 days ago
13.

footos    

That show is the stupidest show ever! What a lame subject!

534 days ago
14.

Me Too    

TMZ spoke to a "bunch" of Suh's teammates? Interesting. I'm surprised so many were concerned, seeing that it's common knowledge he is not only disliked around the league, but by his own teammates.

534 days ago
15.

rudynjudyjudy    

if you can`t swim stay out of the pool

534 days ago
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