Joan Rivers shocks with sickening Reeva Steenkamp joke on Fashion Police TV show

2014-07-22 08:27

Cape Town – The American comedienne Joan Rivers and host of the weekly acerbic Fashion Police show on E! Entertainment (DStv 124) has made her most shocking and extremely tasteless joke yet about the Oscar Pistorius murder trial and the killing of model Reeva Steenkamp.

Choosing American pop star Christina Aguilera's blonde hair with knotty cornrow braids, hair extensions and red highlights at the VH1 Music Awards as her 4th must-see look of 2000, Joan Rivers shocked in the latest episode of Fashion Police calling it "the triple crown of skank do's".

"The last time I saw a blonde with red streaks in her hair she was laying on Oscar Pistorius' bathroom floor," said Rivers.

Her daughter Melissa Rivers gasped, then laughed.

It's Joan Rivers' third extremely crass Oscar Pistorius murder trial joke in the past four months.

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In April she critiqued a star's footwear on Fashion Police on E! Entertainment saying "I have not seen footwear this f-up since Oscar Pistorius wobbled to the witness stand".

In another episode later in April Joan Rivers called a star's outfit a bad idea that "falls in between marrying Charlie Sheen and using Oscar Pistorius’ bathroom".

The murder trial of the paralympic athlete who shot his girlfriend on Valentine's Day, 14 February 2013, generated massive global interest and will resume on 7 August for closing arguments.

On 9 April The Oscar Pistorius Trial TV channel (DStv 199) from Combined Artistic Productions, eNCA (DStv 403) and MultiChoice made South African television history when they showed the extremely graphic  image of Reeva Steenkamp’s gruesome head injuries on the DStv satellite pay-TV platform.

While The Oscar Pistorius Trial TV channel kept rebroadcasting the horrific image of Steenkamp's head damage during the day, Sky News in an edited news story only used pieces of the footage, blurred the images and warned viewers beforehand.

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