When a young man was driven to suicide because he was bullied for dating a trans woman, Malik Yoba stood up to defend him and reveal that he can relate to him because he too is attracted to transexual women.
Little did he know that his admission would see him face claims that he sexually assaulted an individual named Mariah Lopez in the cold streets of New York City when they were a minor.
During a recent interview , The Root set out to get to the bottom of the allegation.
See what happened below…
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Lopez’s original allegations suggested Yoba solicited sex — a claim he has fervently denied.
A tense situation on all fronts, what are…