NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal has offered to pay for ALL of Malachi Hemphill’s funeral arrangements!
Malachi is the 13 year old Gerogia teen who accidentally shot himself while his friends watched via Instagram LIVE! Sad Right?!
According to his mother Shaniqua Stephens, she and his sister ran upstairs to Malachi’s room after hearing a big boom.
“I heard a big boom. I couldn’t tell if it was a gun shot or what. We kicked in the door. We found him just laying there in a pool of blood. My daughter screamed and said, ‘Mom turn his phone off!'”
Malachi was streaming live!
NOW, according to his grandmother, Shaq has reached out to the family in order to pay for Malachi’s funeral arrangements.
“We just broke down and started crying because Malachi didn’t have any insurance. We weren’t prepared to bury him this young. We didn’t have insurance for him. So to have that from Shaquille O’Neal it was a blessing and very touching, and we appreciate everything he does for the community.”
In a released statement, Shaq says:
“No mother should have to go through this. I can only imagine the pain that she and all of Malachi’s family must be feeling.”
We always say:
“Don’t just talk about it. BE ABOUT IT!”
We applaud Shaq for his generosity during this families time of bereavement.