NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal is not only a legend on the court but also off the court as he is known for his kind gestures towards common people. The TNT analyst often surprises strangers with random acts of kindness, such as buying them groceries, laptops, furniture, and even cars. His generous nature was on show once again as O’Neal visited a Home Depot store and gifted a family a washing machine and a dryer.
The 51-year-old was on a visit to a Home Depot store where he encountered two women who were shopping for a washer and dryer. O’Neal approached them and asked them what they were looking for and they replied that they were planning to buy a washing machine and a dryer. When the two women told him their plan, he offered to buy the appliances for them on the spot after which the women immediately shed some happy tears. The women blessed the former basketball player and repeatedly expressed their gratitude.
The heartwarming moment was captured on video and shared on social media, where it has gone viral. Many people praised the former basketball player for his generosity and humility and called him a role model.
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O’Neal’s visit to Home Depot was also related to another viral story involving Ariana Josephine, a woman who works at the store and became famous for choosing to do so instead of creating an OnlyFans account. O’Neal had sent her a private message to support her decision and encouraged her to ignore the haters.