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NBA's Shaq mocks man with rare disorder on Instagram
www.myfoxdetroit.com ^ | 04/28/14 | myfoxdetroit.com

Posted on 04/28/2014 8:32:06 PM PDT by dmzTahoe

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WJBK) - Jahmel Binion of Madison Heights, Mich. has the rare disorder ectodermal dysplasia, a condition characterized by a reduced ability to sweat, missing teeth and abnormal hair growth.

He tells FOX 2's Randy Wimbley he's been getting teased his whole life, but never thought he'd be bullied by celebrities after posting a "selfie" on social media.

He says people began recognizing him from a picture on Shaquille O'Neal's Instagram account. Former University of Michigan athlete Trey Burke and rapper Waka Flocka Flame are also said to have also joined in on the teasing.

The photo on Shaq's Instagram has been taken down.

http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/story/25345293/mich-mans-selfie-mocked-by-celebrities-on-social-media?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=10093610#.U11-aHm4yhs.reddit

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1 posted on 04/28/2014 8:32:06 PM PDT by dmzTahoe
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To: dmzTahoe

Let’s see if I get this straight:

Black NBA players make public ridicule of a person with disabilities

But get all bent out of shape when a white guy’s private views on race are baited and surreptitiously made public


2 posted on 04/28/2014 8:37:46 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: dmzTahoe

Let’s see if this gets any reaction... just as nasty, in my opinion, as Sterling’s comments, if not more so...


3 posted on 04/28/2014 8:37:52 PM PDT by dmzTahoe
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To: dmzTahoe

Waka Flocka Flame in the news.
Sounds like he has been hanging around Shawt Bus Shawtie too much from his behavior.


4 posted on 04/28/2014 8:38:09 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

yep.. and I am sure CNN will cover this to the same extent as the Sterling issue... won’t hold my breath


5 posted on 04/28/2014 8:39:53 PM PDT by dmzTahoe
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To: dmzTahoe

Keith Olbermann in 3...2... probably not.


6 posted on 04/28/2014 8:40:32 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: dmzTahoe

REALLY, sooooo is this a nice thing to do? Seems I heard somewhere, easy to dish out but hard to take, are something like that. They are going to have to get the Thought police out and take care of every bodies mouths. and brains.Just leave it all alone and let God sort it out. My Dad use to say when God does the wash you do not need Bleach.


7 posted on 04/28/2014 8:44:59 PM PDT by easternsky
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To: dmzTahoe

“after posting a “selfie” on social media.”

If you are narcissistic enough to post a “selfie” on social media, get ready to accept the heat, disable or extremely able.


8 posted on 04/28/2014 8:50:40 PM PDT by sagar
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To: dmzTahoe
In the complaint, Rochelle Sterling accuses Stiviano of being a woman who targets extremely wealthy older men. The suit claims that Donald Sterling used the couple’s money to buy Stiviano a Ferrari, two Bentleys, and a Range Rover and that Stiviano took possession of a $1.8 million duplex through fraud. Sterling also gave her nearly $250,000 in cash, the court document says.

These deviate trailer trash dirt bags with money, have way, way too much money...

9 posted on 04/28/2014 8:50:48 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dmzTahoe
To be fair, Shaq made fun of his own race.

10 posted on 04/28/2014 8:53:55 PM PDT by sagar
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To: dmzTahoe

Shaq relentlessly mocked Yao Ming for years.


11 posted on 04/28/2014 8:57:20 PM PDT by sunrise_sunset
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To: sagar

Are “selfies” always about selfishness, or are they a means to introduce oneself?


12 posted on 04/28/2014 9:09:19 PM PDT by madison10
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To: sagar
If you are narcissistic enough to post a “selfie” on social media, get ready to accept the heat, disable or extremely able.

That's exactly what I was thinking.

13 posted on 04/28/2014 9:10:48 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: sunrise_sunset

But I thought Yao Ming hand it right back at him.

More like friends trash talking each other


14 posted on 04/28/2014 9:13:51 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: dmzTahoe

Shaq sees a picture on the internet, and he is then supposed to have psychic powers to know that the guy in the picture has a condition that nobody has ever heard of before. Since Shaq is not the Amazing Kreskin, he has no reason to apologize to anyone. My suggestion is, if you have something wrong with yourself, either include at least a caption explaining your condition, or do not put your picture in a place the whole world can see.


15 posted on 04/28/2014 9:15:06 PM PDT by gusty
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To: MrEdd

LOL!


16 posted on 04/28/2014 9:22:05 PM PDT by funfan
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To: gusty
Shaq sees a picture on the internet, and he is then supposed to have psychic powers to know that the guy in the picture has a condition that nobody has ever heard of before. Since Shaq is not the Amazing Kreskin, he has no reason to apologize to anyone. My suggestion is, if you have something wrong with yourself, either include at least a caption explaining your condition, or do not put your picture in a place the whole world can see.

My suggestion is that one should refrain from making impolite remarks about anyone's appearance. What if this "Shaq" person had encountered this unfortunate individual on the street? Should such afflicted individuals perhaps wear a sign around their necks, explaining to the world their condition? And if not: Why then would it be appropriate to mock his appearance on the Internet? How is that any different?

Regards,

17 posted on 04/28/2014 9:23:35 PM PDT by alexander_busek (Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.)
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To: sagar

Some people feel the urgent need to expose themselves publicly.


18 posted on 04/28/2014 9:26:08 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: gusty
Since Shaq is not the Amazing Kreskin, he has no reason to apologize to anyone. My suggestion is, if you have something wrong with yourself, either include at least a caption explaining your condition, or do not put your picture in a place the whole world can see.

So what you're saying that is if the "condition" doesn't have a (known) name, it is alright to mock people. How ‘bout “unattractive”...is it OK in your book to mock and denigrate them.

Should they be condemned to live in shame and not post pictures of themselves???

You sound like a Liberal.

19 posted on 04/28/2014 9:39:18 PM PDT by Jackson Brown
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To: sagar

Selfies carry a pretty strange set of psychological problems besides just being narcissistic!


20 posted on 04/28/2014 9:53:11 PM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: sagar

Ok, I’ll be honest I laughed at Shaq making funny faces. No, I don’t feel guilty about it. Nobody forced that young man to put his face in our faces. You lose victim points when you volunteer to show yourself up close and personal. If your easily broken down emotionally, then stay off the public stage. Shaq didn’t go looking for you.


21 posted on 04/28/2014 10:00:18 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: sagar

How about that...Shaq channeled his butt ugly insides to his face.


22 posted on 04/28/2014 10:10:04 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: alexander_busek; gusty; sagar; dmzTahoe

What I find interesting if not disheartening are the number of people blaming J. Binion for posting the photo in the first place rather than voicing disgust by the behavior of a celebrity athlete. Shaq’s conduct was adolescent and asinine.

Everyone should understand that regardless of your stature in life, your appearance, your profession, gender or your ethnicity-if you post a photo on the internet you may be subject to public ridicule. Not everyone, and especially celebrities, are decent people. This incident was a hard lesson learned for Mr. Binion.


23 posted on 04/28/2014 10:11:43 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: dmzTahoe

What’s a CNN?


24 posted on 04/28/2014 10:36:32 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: gusty

“If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all” comes to mind.


25 posted on 04/28/2014 10:36:41 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: dmzTahoe

Doesn’t surprise me about ‘Shag’. My daughter worked for a time at one of Magic’s 24Hour Fitness places and on occasion Shag would come in. She remembers him as one of the biggest POS to grace the gym. He was so low that he would swipe towels which the employees had to monetarily compensate the gym for. She loved John Salley who frequented the same gym.


26 posted on 04/28/2014 10:40:18 PM PDT by yadent
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To: X-spurt

I took an accidental selfie of my knee once. This is the first time I’ve ever admitted it. Coming clean doesn’t diminish the shame.


27 posted on 04/28/2014 10:50:43 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (The greatest trick the Soviets ever pulled was convincing the world they didn't exist.)
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To: alexander_busek
Hi Shaq. Wanna say that to my face?

I have the condidtion you think is so funny.

I believe I shall eat your children for dinner.

The hills do have eyes.


28 posted on 04/28/2014 11:22:16 PM PDT by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: dmzTahoe

Shaq is a big kid. It’s sort of like Don Sterling being a loser. Did anybody not know this already?


29 posted on 04/28/2014 11:24:07 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: boop

Hi, you used to live in West LA near me. I’d see you in the gym and at the Nuart! I hope life has been kind to you since!


30 posted on 04/28/2014 11:34:11 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: gusty

Michael Berryman is a great cult b horror movie actor with this condition. Then again, I like b horroor so I know the condition because of that. But I think we all need to pillory the rich and famous for nonsense as they love todo of us.


31 posted on 04/28/2014 11:37:21 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: gusty

So Shaq somehow KNEW the guy did NOT have this a birth defect/condition? Or it never crossed his mind that it wasn’t a guy just making a funny face? Plus, the guy should hide his face from the public, cyber and otherwise, since he looks so grotesque?

Uh huhhhh..


32 posted on 04/29/2014 12:10:30 AM PDT by ReaganberAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: dmzTahoe

For those of you who condemning this guy for taking the selfie, I would offer that he probably has some mental issues and does not understand the ramifications of putting his picture out there.


33 posted on 04/29/2014 12:23:22 AM PDT by martinidon
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Yup.


34 posted on 04/29/2014 12:27:01 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: dmzTahoe
Where are you, media? Give ol' SHAQ the STERLING TREATMENT!

My opinion: leave people alone. All of this is ridiculous. The nation is swirling down the commode of economic and moral ruin, while the "news" industry focuses on a billionaire loudmouth who is a jerk...while ignoring the infantile antics of a millionaire former athlete.

All so pointless.

35 posted on 04/29/2014 2:20:08 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: A_Former_Democrat

I’m still waiting for the media or someone representing the current administration to condemn the “kill cracker” rants of Malik Shabazz.

Oh well, why should anyone expect anything racially constructive to come out of the Negro Nazi Party and it’s propaganda ministry.


36 posted on 04/29/2014 2:56:32 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: Sans-Culotte

“If you are narcissistic (sic) enough to post a “scripture” on social media, get ready to accept the heat, disable or extremely able. That’s exactly what I was thinking.” Just thinking about the Psalms in general to making fun of people.


37 posted on 04/29/2014 2:56:59 AM PDT by healy61
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To: dmzTahoe

King Obongo sets the standard on how to react to people with disabilities...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HOBTUCv4o0


38 posted on 04/29/2014 3:07:17 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: sagar

Which one is Shack?


39 posted on 04/29/2014 4:04:19 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Why is Jon Corzine a free man?)
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To: dmzTahoe

Two points.
You post “selfie” on Facebook you can bet 100% that someone will say something nasty..
Because someone is a known sports figure doesn’t mean they are not jerks......


40 posted on 04/29/2014 5:28:11 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American - Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Knees are probably exempted, its “other” parts that signify “idle mind being Devil’s workshop”.


41 posted on 04/29/2014 6:42:23 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: X-spurt

bttt


42 posted on 04/29/2014 8:35:35 AM PDT by dmzTahoe
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To: dmzTahoe
I found this picture. Is this the man Shaq was making fun of?


43 posted on 04/30/2014 3:24:16 AM PDT by SaveFerris (Be a blessing to a stranger today for some have entertained angels unaware)
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