(Fox News) – By now television reporters are used to people waving and making faces while they broadcast live but a New York City reporter encountered an entirely new distraction when singer Erykah Badu tried to kiss him during a live broadcast.

Last week Pix’s Mario Diaz was reporting from midtown Manhattan about Shia LeBeouf when the “On & On” singer edged into frame before making an obscene hand gesture. She then tried kissing Diaz who politely fended her off.

Eagle-eyed fans spotted the singer who initially denied via social media that she was the culprit. Eventually she tweeted a simple, “Sorry Mario.”

Diaz cheerfully responded, “I just want your extra time and your… kiss,” from Prince’s 1986 song “Kiss,” before promising to be more amenable to strangers’ advances in future.


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