Shaq Rips NBA Team, GTA V Myths Busted, Karrueche Vs. Rihanna: Bikini Version

Mushy Monday. It’s a day to get your face all mushed in so why not start with 7’0 giant Shaquille O’Neal throwing one NBA team under the bus? If you haven’t recovered from a weekend full of Grand Theft Auto V playing and you’re stuck in class or at work, there’s a nice myth buster that’s sure to make if seem like you’re working diligently on your laptop. If you need even more reasons to gaze into your computer, look no further than a good old-fashioned showdown between Karrueche Tran and Rihanna. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

[Editor's Note: The views expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect those of SOHH]

1. Fly Away

Is the NBA in for some serious backlash when tip-off takes place later this fall? You would think so if you’re Shaq or if happen to live out in New Orleans. If you didn’t know it already, the league has decided to go with the “New Orleans Pelicans” as its newest title contender. The name hasn’t sat well with NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal. Free OnSmash is on it:

Over his career and even during his retirement, Shaq has never been one to hold his tongue about anything. The latest thing that has irked the Big Aristotle is the new name of the New Orleans basketball franchise. As you probably know they now go by the Pelicans, which did throw many fans off at first.

“It’s a terrible name. I told Charles on TNT, I don’t think I’ve seen a Pelican before. Pelicans, are they that big white bird? I would had named them Tigers, Crawfish or something. Pelicans — no. But I wish them well. I’ll be anxious to see how many jerseys they sell.”

Shaq didn’t lay off at all, as you can see from the quote and also was nice enough to offer his own suggestions as a possible replacement name. But Shaq lets be real here, The New Orleans Crawfish? That doesn’t really strike fear in the heart of opponents.

If you had to help out the city of New Orleans with a name for the team, which would you suggest? In our eyes they could do much worse than Pelicans. (Free OnSmash)

Is Pelicans the worst name in NBA history? Does it remind you of that Semi-Pro flick? There have been other questionable names over the years like the Oklahoma City Thunder and they’ve had a very good run in the play-offs. #SOHHWhatchaThink?

2. Myth Checker

There’s a lot of myths already with Grand Theft Auto V and there’s no other way than to try them out yourselves. Unfortunately, most people either work, go to school, or both, and just don’t have the time to put in extra effort in side plans on the must-have game of the year. Fortunately, someone’s already done the dirty work. Complex has the inside:

Grand Theft Auto V is a huge and complex game with lots of easter eggs and hidden goodies, like a jacket similar to the one from Drive and the possible unconfirmed spottings of bigfoot. But there are many practical questions too. For example: Can we simply hide in bushes rather that running away from the cops? YouTube user DefendTheHouse has taken some common myths and attempts to bust them open for your enjoyment.

The opening to the video shows Trevor free falling and then going into rage mode and yes, you too can do this. The most exciting discovery is the wind farm, which will now be used exclusively for our helicopter destruction purposes. Although we may never actually tow a police car or knife a shark, it’s just nice to know that we can. (Complex)

Falling from a helicopter and surviving? That’s insane. Being able to two a cop while being pursued? Incredible. Rockstar has only created another big resaon why you should have this game ASAP! #SOHHWhatchaThink?

3. Battle of the Year

Is it Rihanna or Karrueche Tran? They both are very attractive and while Karrueche seems like the innocent girl, RiRi’s bad girl side is a turn-on in most cases. There’s only one way to judge which one is sexier and that’s a bikini match-up. Brace yourself. Bossip has the comparisons:

Rih-Rih and Kae battle it out in bikinis on the beach….

Rihanna And Karrueche Flaunt Their Bikini Bodies On The Beach
Now that the summer has officially ended and fall season is in full swing, hollyweirders are doing their best to flock to places where the sun is still alive and kicking.

Yesterday, we showed you pics of Rihanna getting in one last bikini clad trip to parlay in the Thailand paradise before continuing on to Austrailia for the next stop on her ‘Diamonds’ world tour….

And shortly after Rih posted her pics, her fellow slimmy trimmy ex sister-wife Karreuche was spotted bouncing around the beaches of Miami with friends….and posted some strikingly similar caked-out candids on her IG page that almost mirror that of her arch nemesis. Looks like somebody was stalking somebody’s Instagram and Twitter page, riiigghht? But nevermind that, what we wanna know is, who looked more bangin? (Bossip)

This might be a close call. Who do you think bodied the other? Even better, how are these shots just coincidences? Did someone fire first? #SOHHWhatchaThink?

That about wraps it up for today. This is SOHH On The Spot giving you the morning scoop from your favorite gossip sites.

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  • @equityxx

    NO COMPetition, RIHANNA..midget’s efforts to be relevant is getting really sad..pls stop because we’re really getting to pity her..& the polkadot shots were fake superficial staged..Fab interview of Ri & Justin, excellent that she has many friends in the industry; she’s amazing and quite unbeatable amongst her peers. Great she’s shining/reflecting so brightly because eventually it will all transit on to the next phase soon enough