Marcia Clark talks Chris Darden romance rumors with Ellen DeGeneres
Marcia Clark still isn’t kissing and telling ... and maybe she wasn’t even kissing at all.
In Thursday’s episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” the famed O.J. Simpson murder trial prosecutor addressed the long-running rumors that she and fellow prosecutor Christopher Darden had something going on during the trial of the century two decades ago. But it’s not what you think.
Clark is finding herself back in the spotlight because of FX’s miniseries “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” in which she’s been sympathetically portrayed by “American Horror Story” alum Sarah Paulson. (In another “Ellen” appearance, the actress said the show is giving Clark “the attention that was probably due her at the time but people were believing what was being fed to them: that she was sort of a shrewd, ambitious bitch.”)
“You and Chris Darden: No one really knew you had some kind of romantic [relationship]. It seemed like y’all had a relationship and I don’t know if that went anywhere but it seemed like he was in love with you,” DeGeneres said, capitalizing on the will-they-won’t-they aspect of Tuesday’s episode.
DeGeneres kept smiling while Clark responded then asked her point-blank if they made out, which almost happened in the latest episode.
“We danced,” Clark said, laughing in her seat. And when the host pressed on, Clark added, “We did take a trip to the Bay Area!”
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