Shaquille O'Neal has his own 'true story' to add to conspiracy theory about Stevie Wonder not being blind

“For real. He got on the elevator, he was like, 'What's up, Shaq? How you doing, big dog?’,” said Shaq, adding, “Presses the button, gets off on his floor, goes to his room. I went and called every person I knew and told them this story. And they believed me.”

Shaquille O'Neal has his own 'true story' to add to conspiracy theory about Stevie Wonder not being blind
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NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal is the latest celebrity to question American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer Stevie Wonder’s blindness. 

Shaq, while co-hosting ‘Inside The NBA’ on TNT on Thursday night, told his fellow hosts that he had “a Stevie Wonder story, but you're not gonna believe it.” He said, “So, we live in a building on Wilshire. So you park your car and the valet's down there. So I'm already in the building, I'm coming through the lobby. Door opens, it's Stevie Wonder. He comes in, says, 'What's up, Shaq?' Presses the button.” 

As his co-hosts laughed, Shaq insisted that it was “a true story”.

“For real. He got on the elevator, he was like, 'What's up, Shaq? How you doing, big dog?’,” said Shaq, adding, “Presses the button, gets off on his floor, goes to his room. I went and called every person I knew and told them this story. And they believed me.” Shaq is not the first NBA legend to suggest that Wonder may not be completely blind, after all, it has been a conspiracy theory for decades now.

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NBA legend Darryl Dawkins told TMZ in 2014 that Wonder gave him the nickname “Chocolate Thunder”, adding that it wouldn't make sense unless Wonder could see him dunk.

Stevie Wonder lost his sight as a newborn when he came into the world six weeks early with retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), an eye disorder caused by abnormal blood vessels throughout the retina. Receiving too much oxygen in the incubator likely worsened the condition for the tiny baby, leaving him blind.

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