A retired Philadelphia-born boxer claims that he didn't agree to perform with two male co-stars when he answered an anonymous Facebook offer to shoot a porn film, and he now believes that he must have been drugged.
Yusaf Mack told the Philadelphia Daily News that in June 2014 he was strapped for cash, so he answered a Facebook post looking for people willing to perform in a porn movie. He hopped a train to New York City and notes that when he arrived at the Bronx apartment, he saw naked women walking around.
"I think, 'It's about to go down.' I needed a drink or something," Mack told the Daily News. "They gave me a pill and a shot of vodka. I took the pill down with the vodka."
Mack told the newspaper that he doesn't remember anything after that—not what happened during the shoot or afterward. Mack says the next thing he remembers is waking up on the train home as it pulled into Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. He added that he had $4,500 in his pocket.
Mack said that he didn't think much more about that day in the Bronx apartment, until a friend told him that video showing him involved in a threesome with two other men had been posted online.
"My whole life, I've been what they call a whoremonger. I love females," Mack, a father of 10, told the newspaper. "The only time I touch a man is when I'm in the ring fighting."
Mack now believes that he was given a drug, possibly GHB—a popular club drug whose side effects can range from drowsiness to forgetfulness, according to WebMD.
Mack told the news site that he doesn't remember the address of the apartment in the Bronx where the movie was shot and has been unable to contact those involved because he has also forgotten his Facebook password, the Daily News reports.
"I'm just hurt right now," he told the paper. "I can't really sleep at night, but I'm getting by. Everybody thinks I'm going to hurt myself. I've got to stay strong for my children."
It was unclear from the report whether Mack was looking to pursue legal action.
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