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Remember the male-to-female trans who exposed his genitals to little girls in a Los Angeles spa in June? There's an update in the case.

A Black woman recorded her encounter with the front desk staff at Wi Spa, who responded that California "law" allows male-to-female trans to enter female-only spaces.

"I just want to be clear with you. It's okay for a man to go into the women's section, show his penis around the other women -- young little girls, under age, your spa, Wi Spa, condones that. Is that what you're saying?"

The front desk staff confirmed that males are allowed into female-only spaces because of "sexual orientation."

"What sexual orientation? I see a dick. It tells me he's a man," the irate woman responded.

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The video went viral, sparking furious public backlash and violent protests outside the Wi Spa, which temporarily closed its doors on Wilshire Blvd.

On Monday, Aug. 30, police arrested a registered sex offender, Darren Agee Merager, and charged him with indecent exposure after he exposed his erect penis in front of women at the same spa.

The arrest didn't make headlines right away because the charges were "discreetly filed", following an investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.

According to the NY Post:

"Sources with knowledge of the case but not authorized to speak publicly say four women and a minor girl came forward to allege that Darren Agee Merager was partially erect in the women’s section of Wi Spa. Besides being a suspect in this case, Merager is facing multiple felony charges of indecent exposure over a separate incident in Los Angeles."

In a statement to the NY Post, Merager claims the allegations are false and that he is a victim of transphobic harassment.
 

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A woman went berserk after a male exposed himself to little girls in a Los Angeles spa. The man told the shocked moms that he identified as a woman.

Several women vented their frustrations at the front desk staff at Wi Spa, who responded that the "law" allows males to enter female-only spaces.

One Black woman recorded her encounter with the front desk staff.

"I just want to be clear with you. It's okay for a man to go into the women's section, show his penis around the other women -- young little girls, under age, your spa, Wi Spa, condones that. Is that what you're saying?"

The front desk staff confirmed that men are allowed into female-only spaces because of sexual orientation.

"What sexual orientation? I see a dick. It tells me he's a man," the irate woman responded.

Several women demanded their money back and said they would not return.

A man who overheard the commotion, stepped forward to defend the male, referring to him as a "transgender person."

"There's no such thing as transgender," the woman replied. "He has a penis..."

"You're being a dick," the man told her.

"No I'm not one. Actually I'm a woman who knows how to stand up and speak up for my rights," she said.

Woke social media users were torn between raising awareness for transgender equality and protecting women's rights.

One user wrote:

"Excellent rant from her. However, being that she is a black woman, she likely votes Democrat, and is now realizing that this programmed stupidity has dire consequences."

Another user praised the Black woman for speaking out.

"It's the African-American women that will save this country. So sorry but they are the ones stuck with the children. They are the ones having to put up with these pedos. And, they have strength and courage to say something about their rights to not see some goof’s junk out in public."

And a third user wrote:

"No one who is a democrat has any right to complain about this, you brought this upon yourselves [sic]."

Others noted that indecent exposure is illegal in every state except liberal California.
 

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O.J. Simpson weighed in on Jeffrey Toobin's Zoom masturbation scandal on Monday.

The former NFL running back jokingly compared Toobin to Pee-Wee Herman in a video clip he posted on his Twitter account on Monday.

"Daaaaamn, Jeffrey Toobin. At least Pee-wee Herman was in an X-rated movie theater. I'm just saying," Simpson laughed.

Herman was a fictional children's character portrayed by comedian Paul Reubens, who was arrested for exposing himself in an adult theater in July 1991.

Toobin, 60, was participating in a Zoom video call with his colleagues at New Yorker magazine and WNYC radio staffers when he began pleasuring himself.

The writers on the call included Jane Mayer, Evan Osnos, Masha Gessen and Jelani Cobb, who were simulating scenarios for the upcoming presidential election.

At some point during a break in the Zoom call, a few of the writers observed Toobin begin to masturbate.

New Yorker editor David Remnick sent an email to staffers informing them that Toobin had been suspended.

"Please be assured that we take such matters seriously and that we are looking into it. Best, David," Remnick wrote.

Toobin apologized on Monday for the "embarrassingly stupid mistake."

"I made an embarrassingly stupid mistake, believing I was off-camera. I apologize to my wife, family, friends and co-workers," Toobin told Motherboard

"I believed I was not visible on Zoom. I thought no one on the Zoom call could see me. I thought I had muted the Zoom video," he added.

Toobin, a Harvard law grad, will also take a leave of absence from CNN, where he served as chief legal analyst.

Toobin made a name for himself covering Simpson's double murder case, which was dubbed "the trial of the century" in 1995.

His book on the murder case was adapted as a TV series, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which won 9 Emmy Awards.

Simpson, 73, was acquitted of the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman. But a civil jury found him liable for wrongful death and battery. Simpson was ordered to pay over $33 million in damages to the Goldman family.

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NY Mag writer Jeffrey Toobin was suspended by the NY Post after he was caught pleasuring himself during a Zoom call between colleagues and WYNC workers.

Toobin, who also serves as CNN's chief legal analyst, was caught masturbating during a Zoom call.

According to an update from Vice.com, "This piece has been updated with more detail about the call and the headline has been updated to reflect that Toobin was masturbating."

Toobin apologized in a statement to Vice. "I made an embarrassingly stupid mistake, believing I was off-camera. I apologize to my wife, family, friends and co-workers."

The 60-year-old journalist added: "I believed I was not visible on Zoom. I thought no one on the Zoom call could see me. I thought I had muted the Zoom video."

A spokeswoman for the magazine said, "Jeffrey Toobin has been suspended while we investigate the matter."

Toobin is best known for his coverage of the OJ Simpson trial as a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine in the 1990s.

Toobin, who hasn't tweeted since Oct. 13, appeared as a legal analyst on CNN on Saturday, but he has since taken leave to deal with his personal problems.

"Jeff Toobin has asked for some time off while he deals with a personal issue, which we have granted," CNN said in a statement on Monday.

Toobin has served as CNN's Senior Legal Analyst since 2002.