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The interview reportedly prompted death threats against King, according to Oprah. “She is not doing well,” said Winfrey, who said King has to travel with security. “She’s feeling very much attacked.”
Others including LeBron James, 50 Cent, The Game, and even Cosby criticized King for bringing up the rape accusation. “It’s so sad and disappointing that successful Black Women are being used to tarnish the image and legacy of successful Black Men, even in death,” Cosby wrote in a letter from jail.
Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven other people were killed in a helicopter crash last month. A memorial will be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 24.