Shaunie O’Neal has married pastor Keion Henderson.
The 47-yr-outdated reality star – who was married to NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal from 2002 until eventually 2011 and has Shareef, 22, Amirah, 20, Shaqir, 19 and Me’arah, 16 with him – tied the knot with pastor Keion in Anguilla on Saturday (28.05.22) just months following getting rid of her father.
She instructed Folks: “I just missing my dad in February. So, I actually struggled with how I was going to get down the aisle. Shedding my father in the midst of setting up this marriage was a whole lot, so my sons handed me off.”
The ‘Basketball Wives’ star – who is also mother to 25-calendar year-old Myles from a earlier marriage – was reportedly walked down the aisle by 3 of her sons at the Aurora Anguilla Resort and Golfing Club and “realized” the locale was the suitable a person for the marriage upon 1st check out.
She mentioned: “We right away fell in enjoy with it. I imagine just after that very first check out, we knew this was the area we required to get married. We are proud to join [with the people on this island]. We wanted our guests to have a weekend of enjoyment. We just like to have entertaining and adore on each other and we wanted to do that with our good friends and family.”
Shaunie – who submitted for divorce from Shaquille again in 2009 over “irreconcilable differences” – started courting Keion in 2019 right before acquiring engaged in 2021 and her now-spouse defined that she Shaunie was stunned that he did not kiss her on their initially day.
He stated: “I was in California getting completely ready to preach. … She eventually agreed to meet me if she had time soon after consuming. But [afterwards], I wander her to her motor vehicle, give her a sideways hug, and I allow her get in the auto and push off. She gave me full pandemonium [over not kissing her] for weeks. So [at the wedding] I confirmed her the kiss I would have provided her the working day I achieved her.