NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has been ordered to stay away from Alexis Miller, an Atlanta hip hop artist known professionally as Maryjane. The 23 year old recently ended an intimate relationship with O’Neal and went to a judge with allegations that the basketball star has harassed and threatened her with bodily harm.
According to Miller, Shaq has made threatening phone calls during which he told her of his plan to pay performers $50,000 each not to work with singer Maryjane. The 7 foot 1, 325-pound All-Star center has known Miller for the past year and a half and the two have been in a relationship over the past 6-8 months – although he was reportedly also dating an R&B singer during the same time frame.
Miller’s Atlanta based lawyer, L. David Wolfe reports that it has been very difficult for her because she fears for herself, the people around her and her young son.
The judge granted a temporary restraining order in which O’Neal is prohibited from having any contact with or coming within 200 yards of Miller or her 19 month old son. Both parties are scheduled to appear before Fulton County Superior Court Judge Karen Woodson on September 4th to determine whether the restrictions should remain in place.
O’Neil was traded in February to the Phoenix Suns. He filed for divorce from his wife Shaunie O’Neal in 2007 but recently has expressed a desire to reconcile with her.
Check out two thumbnails from a birthday bash at the end of March 2008 with R&B singer Jerzee Monet, two photos of Alexis Miller and another with his estranged wife. Click to enlarge.