Yikes. (ABC/Adam Taylor)
Hey, remember when Our Fearless Leader shared a photo of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wearing a Darth Vader mask and hugging Katharine Webb, and you worried that a few of the more chemically eventful nights of your youth had finally come home to roost and stomped your mindgrapes once and for all? It was weird, but actually not a terrifying hallucination — as we found out a couple of days later, the masquerade was part of a "Harlem Shake" video promoting the ABC reality celebrity diving show (yep) "Splash," in which a variety of famous (and "famous") people dive into pools under the instruction of Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis. They are doing this, we assume, for reasons.
In training for his appearance, the NBA's all-time leading scorer showed us that he could do a backflip. When the show premiered on Tuesday night, though, we saw that he wasn't quite as successful at sticking the landing under pressure:Read More »from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar backflips off springboard, belly-flops hard on ‘Splash’ (Video)