On January 12th, NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal had to eat a plate of frog legs on live television after losing a bet on the TCU-Georgia national championship game. The bet was captured in a hilarious TikTok video by Bleacher Report, which has since been viewed over 114,700 times.
The bet between Shaq and Ernie Johnson was made prior to the College Football Playoff national championship game. If TCU lost, Shaq would have to eat a plate of frog legs, and if Georgia won, then Ernie Johnson would have to eat the plate. Since Georgia won the game, Shaq was the one stuck with the tasty plate of frog legs.
The video of Shaq eating the frog legs shows him with a dour look on his face as he chews the legs. He was joined by the NBA on TNT crew, including Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, and Ernie Johnson, who were cheering him on and laughing. Shaq’s experience eating the frog legs has become a viral sensation, with many fans taking to social media to share their reactions. While some were amused by Shaq’s predicament, others were a bit more sympathetic towards the Hall of Famer. While Shaq may not have enjoyed eating the frog legs, it was all in good fun and a testament to Shaq’s willingness to take one for the team.