Erykah Badu Tries to Kiss a Reporter Live on TV

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Singer, Erykah Badu crashes a live broadcast in New York City

Mario Diaz, from New York’s PIX11, was reporting on Shia LaBeouf when singer Erykah Badu, wearing an awkwardly large hat, walks by and she tries to crash the live broadcast and give Diaz a kiss.

Badu later apologized to Diaz on Twitter, but she did not explain why she decided to play a prank on him.

Mario Diaz replied to her with lyrics from Prince’s “Kiss.”

Diaz’s wife and two-year-old were there with him when Badu tried to get a smooch. His wife does not care/is amused.

This is not the first time this happened to Diaz, according to Pix11:

In 1993, while announcing the second title fight between heavyweights Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, a paraglider crashed a few feet away from Diaz’s broadcast position.

A few years later, Diaz was photobombed by Tiger Woods while doing a report prior to his first professional victory.

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Photo Credit: Pix11