A bodybuilding Instagram star has outraged some of his fans by posting a selfie in skin-tight underpants that left little to the imagination.
Iranian migrant Hossein Balapour, 30, who goes by the name of ‘Yakiboy’ online, posted a picture of his heavily-tattooed body for his 300,000 followers on Friday.
In the photo, Yakiboy opens up a red Versace robe to show off his crotch in a pose reminiscent of the male stripper movie Magic Mike starring Channing Tatum.
‘Welcome To Paradise BaBy. If You Looking For To See Better View You Can Join In My OnlyFans. Link On My Bio,’ he captioned the post.
OnlyFans is the application where people pay to subscribe to public figures in return for exclusive pictures and videos that are often sexual in nature.
Looking to make money from the increasingly lucrative platform, Yakiboy posted a link to his OnlyFans account in his Instagram bio for his followers to see.
Iranian migrant Hossein Balapour (pictured), 30, goes by the name of ‘Yakiboy’ online and posted a picture of his heavily-tattooed body for his 300,000 followers on Friday
Yakiboy used the post to promote his OnlyFans account. OnlyFans is an application where people pay to subscribe to public figures in return for exclusive pictures and videos that are often sexual in nature
One follower, who was disappointed in Yakiboy’s cash grab on the adult platform, left a scathing comment.
‘Why brother? Why have you gone down this line when you were going great and successful in the gym industry? You got a family and should have respect for them,’ he wrote.
Although the comment was in English, Yakiboy replied in Persian. His reply, roughly translated, was: ‘You are not going to act. Don’t even speak English to Karz Khan.’
In many Eastern cultures from the Middle East to Mongolia, a Khan is a military leader or king, such as Genghis Khan of the Mongol Empire.
Despite the backlash from fans, the 30-year-old father also took to his Instagram Story to further promote his OnlyFans account.
Yakiboy posted a shirtless photo wearing slightly pull-down compression shorts with a GIF of a blonde woman saying ‘I like it’ to cover his modesty.
‘New Sexy Video Post For My OnlyFans,’ he captioned the post, carefully capitalising every single word.
Despite backlash from fans who urged Yakiboy to think of his wife and daughter, the 30-year-old father also took to his Instagram Story (pictured) to further promote his OnlyFans account
Yakiboy hit back at a critical follower in his native tongue of Persian. His reply, roughly translated, was: ‘You are not going to act. Don’t even speak English to Karz Khan.’
This is not the first time Yakiboy has stirred controversy.
Last December, the bodybuilder pleaded guilty to possessing steroids and a big, exotic knife.
But Yakiboy said he had a very good reason to own the unique ‘scorpion blade’ – sparking debate over what constitutes a ‘weapon’.
His incredible story of social media success was marred in 2019 when police found five types of steroids, growth hormone and a ‘trench knife’ during a raid.
Court documents seen by Daily Mail Australia revealed Yakiboy’s past brushes with the law.
He was hit with weapons and firearms bans in August 2017, a police fact sheet said, leading to a raid on his Waterloo unit in February last year.
In December, Balapour posted the above image to Instagram, with the spicy caption: ‘#YakiboY … 0% Fat … 0% Sugar … 100% Delicious … Who Wants a Slice?’
What was he doing with this scorpion ‘trench knife’? A police fact sheet reveals Balapour told officers he wanted to use the above weapon as part of a Japanese themed photoshoot
Elite officers attached to Strike Force Raptor ‘executed a firearms prohibition order search of the premises’.
Searching about his kitchen, police found steroids – methenolone, trenbolone, oxandrolone and testosterone, and human growth hormone.
In his bedroom, they found a ‘trench knife’ – a World War I era weapon – sitting on his bedside table, and 50 anxiety pills.
Police were concerned about Balapour’s 25cm blade, which could be fitted on a person’s hand like a knuckleduster.
But the documents said Balapour had the incredible weapon for a straightforward reason – modeling.
In an interview last year, Yakiboy insisted he was not a ‘gangster’, but understood that his tattooed-from-head-to-toe appearance and 6 foot 4 frames made him intimidating
The Persian-speaking migrant had his teeth encrusted with gold and diamonds by a dentist. His smile cost at least $65,000
‘The accused told police he purchased it from a store about four years ago, and (it) was present to use in Japanese-styled photography work,’ the court facts said.
The police document said Balapour had a previous conviction for possessing two vials of anabolic steroids and is on a temporary bridging visa.
The tattooed hulk was furious in early 2019 when his steroid charges were revealed, saying police were only making it a big deal ‘because it’s me’.
He was open about using steroids in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercising six times a week.
Balapour told Daily Mail Australia he had the drug in his possession purely for ‘personal use’.
‘Let’s be realistic this Lamborghini body they said is made from ‘steroids’ is actually 90% genetics and hard work,’ he said.
‘If it’s really from steroids everyone would have Lamborghini bodies’.
Yakiboy’s most famous post – and least favorite person. Left, Yaki poses in a balaclava and nothing else, saying ‘you wake up and find me in your house, my balaclava hiding my face and my undies hiding my anaconda’. On right, he’s pictured with slain gangster Pasquale Barbaro. His friendship with Barbaro has been described as the ‘biggest mistake’ of his life
Yaki poses for photos in a Versace robe, in the house which was raided by Strike Force Raptor officers in February 2019
Balapour’s lawyer, Abdul Reslan, told Daily Mail Australia weapons prohibition laws in New South Wales are ‘wide and far reaching’ and need more scrutiny.
‘(It’s) to the extent that some items which are usually considered kids’ toys, including Spud guns, Nerf dart guns and a range of slingshots, ornaments and other display items … can be classified as prohibited,’ he said.
‘Some scrutiny needs to be applied to the relevant legislation to ensure it conforms with community standards and expectations, and avoid otherwise innocent people being caught up in the criminal justice system’.
Balapour was charged with possessing a prohibited weapon and possessing prohibited drug charges.
In mid-December last year, he was sentenced to a two-year community corrections order and fined $6,160 for all the offenses, according to The Herald Sun.
Social media fame and legal trouble: Life in Australia for ‘Yakiboy’
Since arriving in Australia from Tehran six years ago, Balapour has made a career out of modelling clothes for the brand RIG FIT and working as a personal trainer.
But it’s on social media where he’s made his name – garnering more than a quarter-million followers for his provocative posts.
One of the most famous images of the bodybuilder featured him posing in a balaclava and his underwear.
It was captioned: ‘You’re sleeping at night, you wake up and find me in your house, my balaclava hiding my face and my undies hiding my anaconda. What you going to do in this situation?’
Balapour has long denied being a ‘gangster’, although has admitted to previously having bikie friends.
He has described his former friendship with the now-dead mobster Pasquale Barbaro as one of the biggest regrets of his life.