Erykah Badu awkwardly interrupted a local Pix11 newscast in New York on Saturday.
As reporter Mario Diaz was doing a live shot discussing Shia LaBeouf’s latest legal issues, Badu walked up and tried to kiss him.
Diaz pushed the singer away while telling viewers he “couldn’t avoid a fan just now,” without realising who the intruder was.
Badu later tweeted an apology to Diaz:
But clearly the reporter wasn’t offended, tweeting back with the Prince lyrics:
After Diaz promised “Next time I won’t do the NYC push back,” the two began joking about the incident:
Watch it all go down live on Saturday’s newscast:
Badu had a busy weekend. After crashing the newscast and performing with Dave Chappelle at Radio City Music Hall, she performed Saturday at a block party in Brooklyn to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing.”
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