Whereas a few of us have been busy binging Muppets Christmas Carol and consuming an ungodly quantity of mince pies and cheese, some celebrities have been on the market doing random acts of kindness — or “random acts of Shaqness”, as this one is seemingly known as.
Basketball star Shaquille O’Neal, also referred to as merely “Shaq”, or extra festively, “Shaq-A-Claus”, lately acquired 1,000 Nintendo Switches from his “good friend from Nintendo”, in addition to 1,000 PS5s (presumably not from the identical good friend). He spoke to Gary Vaynerchuck on The Gary Vee Audio Expertise podcast about his Santa-like actions, which he does yearly:
“[My family] did not have loads, however they taught me the worth of giving again to these in want…15 to twenty million youngsters get up on Christmas Day and never obtain one reward. I felt that one time. I do not ever desire a child to really feel like that.”
He took these presents, and some bikes from Walmart, to an elementary faculty in Georgia, the place the kids have been ecstatic to see him and to obtain sudden presents:
On Shaq’s 2021 tour, he additionally visited faculties in Las Vegas, the place the Shaquille O’Neal Basis supplied toys, laptops, and lunch for much more youngsters, in addition to opening a brand-new basketball court docket the place youngsters can attempt on Shaq’s sneakers for measurement.
Did you get a Swap for Christmas? What have been your first video games? Tell us within the feedback.