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Shaquille O’Neal and Brittany Renner Catch Up Over Dinner, Igniting Buzz Among Fans

Shaquille O'Neal and Brittany Renner: A Platonic Dinner Date Sparks Online Frenzy

NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal was spotted having dinner with social media influencer Brittany Renner at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The duo arrived together around 6 p.m. and shared a meal before departing close to 8 p.m. However, sources from both camps have strongly stated that the pair are not dating and that the dinner was purely platonic.

Renner, who boasts five million followers on Instagram, has a history of dating athletes, including Colin Kaepernick, Ben Simmons, James Harden, and P.J. Washington, with whom she shares a child. Despite the online speculation, the meeting between O’Neal and Renner was reportedly just two long-time friends catching up.

O’Neal, who has been in the dating game ever since his divorce from Shaunie was finalized in 2011, has always kept his dating history somewhat of a mystery. He was long associated with film marketer Shaunie O’Neal, whom he married in 1996 and divorced in 2007. Most recently, Shaq was seen with actress Annie Ilonzeh.

Interestingly, Shaunie O’Neal is serving as an executive producer for the upcoming season of Basketball Wives, which Renner is rumored to be a member of the cast for. Despite this connection, sources confirmed that no cameras were present for Renner’s dinner with the producer’s ex-husband.

The dinner has sparked a flurry of reactions from NBA fans. Some fans humorously suggested that O’Neal is trying to relive his youth, while others warned him about Renner’s past relationships. However, the consensus seems to be that the dinner was nothing more than a friendly catch-up between two personalities who have been in the public eye for years.

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