Shaq: Michael Jackson tried to buy my house

Shaquille O'Neal
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On October 3, 2020, arguably the greatest center of all-time, Shaquille O’Neal revealed something incredibly interesting. He appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and clarified that the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, tried to purchase his house at one point.

He says Jackson showed to his house “wearing overalls and a big hat,” and only let him in “because it was Michael Jackson.” Jackson reportedly stayed upstairs in Shaq’s bedroom watching television in his bed for hours. When Shaq came to his senses, he went upstairs to confront him, and says Jackson told him “I wanna buy your house.” He respectfully declined due to the fact that his house was not for sale. Jackson then left the house and the two went their separate ways.

Jackson apparently wanted O’Neal’s house so bad, that two years later, he reportedly showed up to his doorstep and asked to purchase it for a second time!