Malik Yoba - Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art's (MoCADA) 1st inaugural Masquerade Ball held at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Leperca Space - Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 14th May 2015
During a chat with BlackFilm.com last month (Feb15), Malik appeared to openly discuss Smollett's sexuality, but he now insists he was talking about the actor's character on their hit new Lee Daniels Tv drama.
Malik said, "I think that our show represents a huge opportunity to stay in the culture beyond entertainment value and there's an intrinsic nature if you have the gay factor, right? So, obviously, Lee is gay. That was an important storyline for him. I think it's important for people to see themselves. Even within the Black community.
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Actor Malik Yoba has set out to reprise his detective role in U.S. crime series NEW YORK UNDERCOVER in a modern remake of the 1990s show.
The Why Did I Get Married Too? star's career kicked off with his co-starring role as Detective J.C. Williams on the hit police drama, which ran from 1994 to 1998.
And he's partnered with Law & Order writer Courtney Parker to bring the series back to the small screen.
He says, "The show has been in syndication since '98. A few weeks ago, a writer named Courtney Parker... sent me a pilot script that she wrote. I can't give up too much information but what she wrote was incredible."
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Actor Malik Yoba has separated from his actress wife CAT WILSON after three years of marriage.
The Why Did I Get Married Too? star admits he was stunned when Wilson phoned him to express her desire to take a break.
But Yoba is already readjusting to single life, and has moved out of the estranged couple's marital home in Los Angeles to return to his native New York.
He recalls, "I got a phone call. (She said), 'We should be separated.'
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Patricia (Janet Jackson) is a highly regarded and very famous psychiatrist. Her book about marriage has just won a very prestigious award. Still, a tragedy in her past has driven a wedge into her marriage to architect Gavin (Malik Yoba). Things aren't much better with said pals. Angela (Tasha Smith) is a loudmouth drunk constantly denigrating her struggling husband Marcus (Michael Jai White). Diane (Sharon Leal) is a driven attorney. Having just made partner, she can't find time for her young daughter, or depressed spouse (Perry). But the worst situation exists between Sheila (Jill Scott) and Mike (Richard T. Jones). He is constantly calling her fat. He's also cheating on her with best friend Trina (Denis Boutte). When the group gets together for their annual vacation, everyone is on edge. Soon, secrets will be revealed, leaving everyone wondering about the state of their relationship.
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