As you’ve probably heard, earlier today a series of terror attacks occurred at a train station and airport in Brussels. Turns out that NBA Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo was at the Brussels Airport around the time of the violence. The NBA star was unharmed in the attacks and posted on Facebook to assure people he was OK.
“I was in lounge and next time I heard people start screaming and everyone start running,” he said. “Because I was napping, and I was like, ‘What’s going on?’ I thought it was such a joke. A lady was like, 'Everybody out. Everybody out. We have to go, we have to go. A lot of people are bleeding downstairs and a lot of people are hurt.’”
He grabbed his bag and ran.
To read Playboy.com political writer Lucy Steigerwald’s reaction to the aftermath of the Brussels attack, head over here.