Everyone knew it was only a matter of time before Shaquille O’Neal cursed on national television during an NBA on TNT broadcast. The question was always simply: when? Three weeks in, apparently. During Thursday night’s Memphis Grizzlies versus New York Knicks massacre, Shaq learned the hard way that you should probably watch your mouth until you’re sure that you’re on commercial break.
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And, of course, this comes a mere week after Charles Barkley accidentally referred to his Weight Watchers sponsorship as a scam.
The folks at TNT handled the situation well, though. Shortly after Shaq’s little lapse in judgment, they made him wash his mouth out with soap. Seriously.
(Kudos to The Score for the photo)