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Nicole Brown Simpson’s family and prosecutor accuse Chris Rock of ‘disgusting’ joke: ‘He went too far’

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Chris Rock is not clear yet. Just days after comparing his Oscars blow to the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson, her sister is speaking out.

According to the Republic of Arizona, Rock joked about why he refused to host the Academy Awards during a recent set in Phoenix, Arizona. Referring to the last show, in which actor Will Smith hit Rock onstage for making a joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, the comedian said going back to the awards ceremony would be like Simpson “going back to the restaurant” where she left her glasses just before she was killed.

Just days after fans rushed to Twitter to criticize Rock for the insensitive joke, saying Smith “should have hit him even harder,” Simpson’s sister, Tanya Brown, made her own statement calling out the actor.

“There’s nothing more wonderful than waking up (not) on a Tuesday morning to TMZ calling you and saying Chris Rock made a terrible ‘joke’ about Nicole,” she said on Instagram. afterwho labeled the joke as “BEYOND distasteful!”

Brown went on to hit Rock for the GI Jane joke he made to Smith’s wife in March. You know, the one who slapped him in the first place.

“There’s nothing funny about his joke with Jada because she suffers from a physical ailment and nothing funny about equating an Oscar host invitation with a double homicide,” Brown wrote.

She added that she “always thought he was funny, but he crossed the line with this one,” before telling him, “Stop using my sister, OJ and Ron [as] part of your fucking comedy act. There are families behind this tragedy!”

Brown wasn’t the only one to come to her sister’s aid. In a private Instagram message obtained by ET, Christopher Darden, the prosecutor in Simpson’s trial, has also criticized Rock.

“I’m not a fan of violence, but I don’t think this man has learned his lesson. I think Will failed to give him any sense,” Darden wrote. “I know a number of people who have been deeply hurt and offended by this joke. Empty 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 certain people.”

Darden continued: ‘Nicole was somebody’s mother bruh and Ron was a son and a brother, you know? Do you always have to joke at someone else’s expense? Have you learned nothing from the blow that was heard all over the world?”

According to the outlet, Brown commented, “Thanks, Chris.”

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