Dwight Howard Accused Of Threatening Alleged Cisgender Ex-Boyfriend

Update: 12:30 PM EST (November 25, 2018)VIBE has learned that the accuser is not a transgender woman, but is, in fact, an alleged cisgender ex-boyfriend who identifies as a gay man.

A cisgender man—who many believed to be a transgender woman—has come forward to accuse Dwight Howard of sexual harassment and threatening his life. On Saturday (Nov. 24) Twitter user Masin Elije took to the social platform and went into detail about their alleged relationship and the events leading up to the present day accusation.

Elije said he met Howard on the set of Wild ‘N Out. “We made eye contact and a week later he was in my DMs,” and soon after the two began exchanging intimate photos.

Elije then posted a direct message between him and the Washington Wizard center in which he asks if his friends and family know of his dealing with transgender women and men, to which the 32-year-old allegedly side-stepped the question.

Problems later arose in their alleged relationship when Elije learned Howard was sleeping with other people. Initially, Elije assumed Howard was having sex with prostitutes, but later realized the one time NBA All-Star was attending transgender sex parties.

The relationship was over according to Elije, and after he confronted him he allegedly threatened him. Elije then says he began receiving private calls and one of Howard’s employees, a man named Calvin, began hurling homophobic threats because he denied the alleged “hush money”  that was offered.

Elije alleges he’s afraid for his life because of the threats he received from Howard’s camp. He said he’s contacted authorities, but tweeted if anything happens to him to please never stop fighting for his justice.

Howard hasn’t responded to the allegations, but Twitter has been a mixed bag of reactions.

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