Taking friendship to new heights.
On Oct. 1, Maren Morris carried out at The Event charity gala, hosted by his Shaquille O’Neal Foundation, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. There, the nation star met Shaquille O’Neal himself and posted a photograph of the 2 collectively, poking enjoyable at their excessive top distinction.
“Tall Guys,” she captioned the Instagram pic, which has since gone viral, referencing her single of the identical title.
Standing a petite 5’1″, Maren is almost two feet shorter than Shaq, one of the tallest NBA stars of all time. The retired, fan-favorite basketball legend is 6’11”, as he clarified on TNT’s Inside the NBA in 2020.
In addition to Maren, different performers at The Event included Maroon 5, Pitbull, H.E.R. and comic John Mulaney. More than $3.2 million was raised on the gala, which was sponsored by the Pepsi Stronger Together initiative. Proceeds profit The Boys and Girls Club and Communities In Schools in Las Vegas and Atlanta, two of Shaq’s hometowns.
“It’s a huge honor and an amazing lineup to be a part of,” Maren advised E! News. “And I’m very happy I was asked.”