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Former NFL tight finish Shannon Sharpe was talking about Team USA Basketball to a paparazzo outdoors Giorgio Baldi — a flowery Italian restaurant in Santa Monica — on Monday night time when singer/actress Selena Gomez exited the eatery and walked to her car.

Sharpe, 55, didn’t thoughts getting fully ignored when Gomez walked out and even appeared to actually bow down to her along with his head. She seemingly didn’t discover him in anyway.

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Gomez, 31, is Hollywood royalty, so when the pap determined to minimize off Sharpe mid-sentence, he didn’t appear to thoughts and continued the dialog as soon as the previous Disney Channel actress was gone.

The paparazzo did apologize to Sharpe for disrespecting him in such method, to which the brand new ESPN expertise responded with: “No, bro. You’re good.”

Sharpe was ready for the valet to convey his BMW when the interplay occurred. Before jetting off, he warned Team USA not to play worldwide tournaments with out prime expertise.

Shannon Sharpe on Team USA

“It’s not ’92 anymore,” Sharpe mentioned. “The world has caught up enjoying basketball. If you assume we are able to ship our non-best gamers – they usually’re NBA

gamers, however these guys have performed collectively all their life – and we put a staff collectively and we predict we are able to go over them and beat them. … That’s simply not going to occur anymore.”

Sharpe is three weeks into his new gig at ESPN, showing alongside Stephen A. Smith each Monday and Tuesday all through the 2023 NFL season.

He is sort of the star in Los Angeles and its surrounding areas, however even a big-bodied man like that may’t steal the highlight from Gomez.

She is at all times a sight for sore eyes within the metropolis of stars. Gomez was just lately noticed at an MLS sport to watch Lionel Messi play in person.

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