Updated: Sep 01, 2022 11:50 IST
Washington [US], September 1 (ANI): Tanya Brown, Nicole Brown Simpson‘s sister, voiced outrage at Chris Rock‘s newest joke about her sister’s brutal murder.
According to Fox News, the 57-year-old comedian allegedly stated throughout Rock’s Sunday night time efficiency in Phoenix that asking Simpson to “go back to the restaurant” the place she left her eyeglasses earlier than she was slain can be like asking him to attend the Academy Awards following the infamous Will Smith slap incident.
“Nothing funny about his joke towards Jada as she suffers from a physical condition and nothing funny about equating an Oscar host invitation to a double homicide,” Tanya wrote on Instagram.
“I always thought he was funny, but he crossed the line with this one,” the motivational speaker and life coach added.
“In other words, Y’all!!!! Stop using my sister, OJ and Ron as part of your cricking comedy act. There are families behind this tragedy!” she stated of Rock drawing a parallel between the slap and Brown and Ron Goldman’s ugly double murder.
According to Fox News, throughout his stand-up routine, Rock knowledgeable the viewers that he had turned down the chance to host the 2023 Oscars after Will Smith slapped him onstage in the course of the 2022 occasion due to a joke the comedian had made about Smith’s spouse, Jada Pinkett Smith.
Smith’s hair impressed a “G.I. Jane” joke from Rock. The actor from “The Nutty Professor” has alopecia, an autoimmune situation that ends in hair loss.
At her Brentwood, California, dwelling, Brown and her companion, Goldman was found useless from knife wounds in June 1997. O.J. Simpson, Brown’s partner and a former NFL star, was accused of the double murder however was finally discovered not responsible after a extremely publicised trial.
“I don’t advocate violence but I guess this guy hasn’t learned his lesson,” he wrote. “I guess Will failed to slap any sense into him.”
“I know some people who are deeply hurt and offended by this joke. Lame as it is. I mean he has every right to say what he said but maybe if some of his jokes were more general in nature and not so specific as to mock specific people,” Darden’s publish continues.
“Nicole was somebody’s mother bruh and Ron was a son and a brother, you know? Do you always have to make a joke at somebody else’s expense?”
Darden added, “Ain’t you learned nothing from the slap that was heard around the world?”
Rock’s murder joke provoked a variety of dialogue on social media. Christopher Darden, one of many trial’s prosecutors, chimed in on a publish he uploaded to his private Instagram account, in keeping with an Entertainment Tonight article. (ANI)