Amie Harwick’s brother slams Wendy Williams for making joke about her death

Amie Harwick’s brother slams Wendy Williams for making joke about her death

Amie Harwick’s bro is requiring Wendy Williams ask forgiveness to his family after the talk show host appeared to play down his sibling’s death on air.

Amie Harwick, a popular couples and sex therapist and the former fiancee of comic Drew Carey, passed away over the weekend after her ex-boyfriend, Gareth Pursehouse, supposedly tossed her over the third-floor balcony of her Hollywood Hills house, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Workplace said.

Pursehouse was charged Wednesday with murder.

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During the Monday “Hot Topics” segment on “The Wendy Williams Program,” Williams informed the audience Harwick “was tragically killed over the weekend,” adding that it was not by Carey, who hosts “The Rate is Right.”

Williams then stated the popular catchphrase from the game program, “Begin down.” Williams came under fire on social media by commenters who said her remarks were insensitive, terrible and improper

Amie Harwick, the ex fiancée of Cost is Right host Drew Carey was tragically murdered recently, after an ex tossed her off a 3rd flooring terrace! Leave it to talk show host Wendy Williams to throw in an unappetizing joke about this saying “Come on Down!” pic.twitter.com/XPKKgiF6Et

— Shawnasaurus Rex (@ShawnG927) February 18, 2020

Chris Harwick told Fox News in a declaration Wednesday: “Domestic violence is something no one ought to be joking about.”

” This is a hard time for my household and for Wendy Williams to play down this disaster is very disturbing to us and very distasteful,” he said. “Wendy Williams should ask forgiveness publicly to my household for her comment.”

Jack Osbourne rebuked Williams in a tweet Tuesday, stating, “Hey @WendyWilliams Amie was a friend. How dare you be so disrespectful and shallow to make a ‘joke’ out of something that is not amusing in the tiniest. She was unfortunately killed, yet you in some way attempted to play down that. Pity on you. Smh.”

Harwick did not right away return an ask for remark. A representative for Williams informed NBC News Thursday afternoon that the host is not commenting at this time.

Williams’ remarks today came days after she was critcized for saying gay males ought to ” stop using our skirts and our heels” on an episode of her daytime talk program. She later apologized and promised to “do much better.”

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Janelle Griffith is a breaking news reporter for NBC News.

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