Linda Hogan Fires Back After Hulk’s O.J. Comments
First Published: April 16, 2009 4:56 PM EDT Credit: Getty Premium
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Linda Hogan is firing back at ex-husband Hulk Hogan after the former wrestler drew parallels between himself and O.J. Simpson during an interview with Rolling Stone.
“Hulk’s serial cheating destroyed our marriage, our family and our future. Sadly, his recent comments remind us that his definition of fair is much different than what the law dictates,” Linda Hogan said in a statement released to Access Hollywood.
When discussing his divorce from Linda, Hulk told Rolling Stone, “I could have turned everything into a crime scene, like O.J., cutting everybody’s throat. You live half a mile from the 20,000-square-foot home you can’t go to anymore, you’re driving through downtown Clearwater and see a 19-year-old boy driving your Escalade, and you know that a 19-year-old boy is sleeping in your bed, with your wife… I totally understand O.J. I get it.”
Linda’s rep told Access, “Linda and her family are taking these recent homicidal comments seriously. Linda’s attorney Ray Rafool is weighing all options necessary to protect his client.”
Adding, “We have always maintained that the fear that Linda has had to live with comes from the rage and instability much too often associated with pro wrestlers.”
On Wednesday, a rep for Hulk, whose real name is Terry Bollea, told Access, “Hulk in no way condones the O.J. situation.”
Adding, “As part of a larger conversation, he referred to it to exemplify his frustration with his own situation.”
Linda, 49, filed for divorce from Hulk, 55, in November 2007 after 24 years of marriage.
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