Floyd Mayweather didn’t precisely nail this one.
The erstwhile boxing champ, 44, was caught connected camera refusing to airs for a photograph with a teenage boy, seemingly due to the fact that helium had painted nails.
TMZ obtained video of the incident, which occurred astatine the extremity of an NBA crippled successful Los Angeles connected Saturday.
In the clip, the antheral instrumentality approaches Mayweather to inquire for a photo. However, the boxing fable brushes him off, responding: “You got painted nails, I don’t instrumentality pictures with guys with nary painted nails.”
The sports icon hurries distant earlier the lad turns the camera to selfie mode and states: “Floyd’s a homophobe. You guys saw that first. Floyd doesn’t privation to instrumentality a representation with maine due to the fact that my nails are painted. Bro, really?”
Mayweather’s typical powerfully denied allegations of homophobia erstwhile approached by TMZ for remark connected Tuesday. The rep claimed the ex-boxer was simply successful a hurry to permission the NBA game.
However, eyewitnesses told the work that Mayweather was happily posing for pictures with different fans astir the aforesaid time.
Mayweather antecedently made headlines for utilizing a homophobic slur backmost successful 2017.
“You punk, you f—-t, you ho,” Mayweather yelled astatine boxing hostile Conor McGregor during a promotional lawsuit for their boxing match. He aboriginal apologized for the remark.
Meanwhile, men rocking painted nails person grown successful popularity successful caller years, with The Post profiling respective trendy antheral nail enthusiasts backmost successful 2020.
Several disappointed fans blasted Mayweather connected Twitter connected Tuesday.
“Every antheral stone prima of the 80’s wore nail polish. Prince wore nail polish. Gonna accidental you wouldn’t person taken a pic with PRINCE? Or Johnny Depp? Or Seal? Or Post Malone? Or Brad Pitt? I tin support going. Dudes stone nail polish. Deal with it,” one raged.
“Best mode to decision Floyd Mayweather is to conscionable overgarment your digit nails, and he’ll beryllium moving distant to his mama successful second,” another mocked.