O.J. Simpson mocks his trial’s author after he ‘exposes himself to workmates’

O.J. Simpson has mocked the lawyer who documented his murder trial after he allegedly exposed himself to colleagues by accident.

Jeffrey Toobin has been suspended by The New Yorker Magazine following the alleged offence during a zoom call with bosses.

The notorious ex-American football star – famously acquitted for the murder of ex-wife Nicole Simpson – reacted to the incident just hours later on Twitter laughing.

In the eleven second clip he shared on social media, Simpson also cracked a joke comparing Toobin to Paul Reubens who was arrested in 1991 for masturbating in a cinema.

Simpson said: "Daaaaamn, Jeffrey Toobin. At least Pee-wee Herman was in an X-rated movie theatre."

In 1996 Toobin wrote The run of his life: the people v. O.J. Simpson.

His book about Simpson's trial for the alleged murder of Nicole and her friend Ron Goldman, inspired the TV series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story.

Toobin told Vice that he thought he had muted the video and that those on the call would not be able to see him.

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The 60-year-old said: "I made an embarrassingly stupid mistake, believing I was off-camera.

"I believed I was not visible on Zoom. I thought no one on the Zoom call could see me. I thought I had muted the Zoom video.

"I apologise to my wife, family, friends, and co-workers."

Two people on the Zoom call spoke out about what they saw.

According to reports, the Zoom call was a simulation of the upcoming election, with different members of staff playing specific roles.

For example, journalist Evan Osnos was playing Joe Biden, Masha Gessen was Donald Trump, and Toobin was playing the courts.

On the line were also some producers from The New Yorker and local radio station WNYC.

At some point, there was a break in the call, with Republican and Democrat groups going into different rooms.

The two people claim that it was then that Toobin appeared to be taking a separate call. When the groups returned, Toobin's camera seemed to have been lowered and they could see him touching himself.

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The analyst left the call before dialling back in a few moments later.

New Yorker spokesperson Natalie Raabe told the site: "Jeffrey Toobin has been suspended while we investigate the matter."

In an email to employees, New Yorker editor David Remnick said: "Dear All, as you may have read in various news reports today, one of our writers, Jeff Toobin, was suspended after an incident on a Zoom call last week. Please be assured that we take such matters seriously and that we are looking into it."

A spokesperson for CNN also said: "Jeff Toobin has asked for some time off while he deals with a personal issue, which we have granted."

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