It seems the anger related to Nipsey Hussle‘s slaying grew even more when his suspected killer Eric Holder pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder charges after he was arrested earlier this week. He’s now being held on $5 million bond.
Hussle was shot and killed Sunday in the Hyde Park section of Los Angeles outside of his clothing store, and it recently emerged that Chris Darden, formerly of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, is defending Holder. Two other men were also shot during the incident.
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You can’t make this shit up… #TeamDL #disgusting #Repost @theshaderoom with @get_repost ・・・ TSR STAFF: Thembi! @ThembiTV_ _____________________________________ #Roommates, it is being reported that Chris Darden, who is mostly known for his involvement in the #OJSimpson trial, is now representing Eric Holder, #NipseyHussle’s alleged murder. Chris Darden was on the prosecutors side during the OJ Case, meaning his focus on trial was to convince the jury that OJ was guilty. ______________________________________ Earlier today, Eric was charged with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon. Chris Darden reportedly entered a ‘not guilty’ plea on behalf of Eric during his court appearance this afternoon. _____________________________________ According to the @LATimes, “Darden argued unsuccessfully to keep media cameras from filming his client during the arraignment hearing, saying he believed there was an “issue of identity.'"–read more at theshaderoom.com 📸: @gettyimages
The comedian shared a photo of Darden and Holder appearing in court on Thursday, and in the caption he wrote: “You can’t make this sh– up.” Hughley also added the hashtag “#disgusting” to express his anger.
Then a few hours later, Hughley posted a video of the two men in court, where Darden can be heard agreeing with the $2 million reduction of the suspect’s bond to $5 million.
“Damn #ChrisDarden defending #EricHolder #TeamDl,” wrote Hughley next to the clip.
Hughley wasn’t the only celebrity who said he was disgusted by Darden, Meek Mill expressed similar feelings. On Thursday, the Philly rapper also shared a screenshot of Darden in court and blasted him for defending Holder.
“As self hate continues in the black community #housen—a,” tweeted Mill.
Then in a separate tweet he wrote: “We at war with the system and the streets!!! #forevernip.”
Both Hughley and Mill’s messages drew various responses, and people seemed just as bothered about Darden being Holder’s attorney as they did.
“All skin folk ain’t kin folk,” someone wrote under Hughley’s post.
“Thirsty for attention,” another person wrote about the defense attorney.
According to reports, Darden was privately retained by Holder.