At 7’1” and 324 lbs., Shaquille O’Neal needs to have everything custom made: his cars and motorcycles, even his shoes – which, at size 23, are nearly twice the size of those of other mortals.
“I’m a big guy,” the former NBA center tells PEOPLE as he sits in the sprawling kitchen of his Orlando, Florida, home. (Seriously: It’s so big, there’s even an echo.)
“I can’t really buy regular things and have them fit,” he says. “And I’m a perfectionist. I like things to be done right.”