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Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 12/21/2010

Shaquille O'Neal becomes an orchestra conductor

By Jen Chaney

After seeing Shaquille O'Neal pop out of a magical boombox in "Kazaam," you assumed he lacked any sense of culture and refinement.

How wrong you were. Just watch this video filmed last night of Mr. O'Neal, dressed in a sharp tuxedo and conducting the Boston Pops Orchestra. And by "conducting," I mean wiggling his head in a peppy manner and flailing his hands in a way that cannot possibly be helping any of the classically trained musicians forced to take instruction from the man who gave us "Shaq Diesel."

Via The Daily What

By Jen Chaney  | December 21, 2010; 11:10 AM ET
Categories:  Celebrities, Viral Video  
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I welcome any celebrity who's willing to help promote the arts (in this case, the Boston Pops). Perhaps because of Shaq, a few more kids will come to get hooked on the "hard stuff" someday (serious symphonic music).

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | December 21, 2010 12:56 PM | Report abuse

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