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Malik Yoba is in a sticky situation.
Earlier this summer he revealed that he’s attracted to a transgender woman. Shortly after, several people online began to accuse him of soliciting sex from trans minors.
We covered the story, a trans woman Mariah Lopez Ebony accused the actor of paying her for sex when she was 13 and 16. Yoba’s fraternity also dropped him from their preteen mentorship program.
During a recent interview, Yoba did with The Root, things went left almost seven minutes into the conversation. Yoba became defensive when the host questioned him about Ebony’s claims.
Yoba became so mad, he stormed off during the interview. The “New York Undercover” actor could be heard screaming in the back, “this is my life,” similar to how R. Kelly acted during his Gayle King interview on CBS.
Take a look at Yoba’s interview, things get heated around the 7:00 mark: