Taylor responded to Nikita’s video on Instagram Live which was reposted on social media. In the video, he said that he was “joking” out of the situation. However, he said that he approached Nikita to apologize.
“It’s me, it’s me, doing me,” he said. “But like I said, I’m sorry. I sent him a full apology… ‘I’m sorry, it was for my close friends. It was for 30 people.'”
“I wasn’t being transphobic,” he continued. “I was just speaking absolute facts. I said, ‘I bet this guy has no idea, because I wouldn’t know that if I saw Nikita Dragun outside. And yes, she’s a woman,’ so I get that now… It was obviously something I shouldn’t have said to even my closest friends, but I’m just trying to do comedy.”
He continued, “But like I said, I mean there’s no malicious intent. I was clearly just joking.”
After his live, Nikita took to Twitter, Writing, “This guy is saying on his live that I’m doing this for effect and he’s bisexual…sir you ain’t relevant since magcon. Sit ur transphobic a-down. It’s sad that I Gave you any kind of attention.”
He replied, “You want me to leak some real info, nah you’re doing this 2015?! You’ll hate it, you change in trending season….keep changing for dazzle. I speak facts. What I said was fact.”