11:25 AM EDT 05/20/2015
Originally posted 04/07/2010 12:50PM
Now that her divorce from NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal is almost final, life's a beach for Shaunie O'Neal, who is enjoying a romance with a new man.
The 35-year-old mother of five stepped out in Maui on last week with her beau, 23-year-old model Marlon Yates.
"He's very mature," says Shaunie, who adds that the couple's age difference is a benefit. "The age thing keeps it fun. The energy level, being out on the beach. He is working out all the time and he inspires me [to work out]."
Shaunie, who executive produces and stars in VH1's new reality series, Basketball Wives, which premieres April 11, met Yates through a mutual family friend last November, the same month she filed for divorce against Shaq.
Originally posted 11/10/2009 03:45PM
When it comes to marriage, Shaquille O'Neal has thrown a brick.
Wife Va'shaundya has filed for legal separation in Los Angeles from the 37-year-old basketball star, court papers show.
In papers filed Monday, Va'shaundya O'Neal cites irreconcilable differences for the break in their seven-year marriage, and is seeking sole custody of their four minor children, ages 3 to 9, with visitation for O'Neal.
Originally posted 11/09/2007 01:05PM
It's getting nasty.
Shaquille O'Neal's estranged wife Shaunie is demanding access to detailed financial records from the NBA superstar.
According to the documents filed in Miami on Oct. 30 and posted on TMZ.com, Shaunie, 32 – a local TV personality – is requesting copies of the basketball star's $20-million-a-year contract with the Miami Heat and all tax records. She's also seeking a thorough accounting of their household expenses, everything from school tuition to "pet expenses," "lunch money" and "vitamins."
Originally posted 03/27/2007 10:10AM
Shaquille O' Neal turned 35 on March 6, but the Miami Heat center and his wife, Shaunie, didn't have time to celebrate until this weekend with a bash in Miami.
Originally posted 05/01/2006 04:55PM
Shaquille O'Neal and his wife, Shaunie Nelson, welcomed a new daughter, Me'arah Sanaa O'Neal, on Monday.
Originally posted 03/16/2006 06:55PM
Shaquille O'Neal and his wife Shaunie Nelson are expecting a baby girl, PEOPLE has learned exclusively.
Originally posted 12/22/2004 06:00AM
Brittany Murphy is in the spirit of giving this holiday season. "I'm either going on the USO tour during the holidays or home to New Jersey," the actress told us at the recent Just Cavalli/Flaunt magazine party in Beverly Hills. "I've been on two USO tours already. One was in the States and another was in Iraq, and I can't say where we are going if I go." As for her experience with the nonprofit organization, which aims to boost the morale of U.S. troops, Murphy says, "I will always be involved in the USO. Once you go over it's a part of you forever. It's nice being a friendly face from home." In fact, she has a personal connection to the USO: "I come from a military family – the Marine Corps," she says. "I have a bunch of family members in the Marines." Also at the party: Paris and Nicky Hilton, Mischa Barton, Brandon Davis, Leelee Sobieski, Jared Leto, Evan Rachel Wood and Kevin Connelly.
Originally posted 09/30/2004 09:15AM
Shaquille O'Neal dismissed as "ridiculous" reported claims by Kobe Bryant that his ex-Lakers teammate had paid sex partners $1 million in hush money.
Originally posted 01/03/2003 11:00AM
SUPREME TEST: Diana Ross told police that she was trying to rent a video and got lost when she was stopped and arrested for drunk driving at 12:30 a.m. Monday, according to Tucson, Ariz., police. Officers stopped the former Supremes star, 58, after another driver called to report a swerving vehicle driving south in northbound lanes. At the time Officer Scott Sullivan confronted Ross, she allegedly had parked at the video store in a space for disabled drivers. Sullivan said Ross agreed to a sobriety test but fell down and laughed while trying to stand on one leg and count to 10. She is due to appear in court Jan. 13 on three misdemeanor charges for "extreme" DUI.
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