O.J. Simpson Pulls Most Inappropriate Prank On Interviewer In Resurfaced Video

"I think it was his idea of a joke," said TV personality Ruby Wax, who's also revealed another questionable gag by the late football player.

A video in which O.J. Simpson opened a door, screeched and then pretended to stab British American television personality Ruby Wax with a banana has resurfaced online following the death of the football player Wednesday.

Wax interviewed Simpson for a 1998 episode of her BBC series “Ruby Wax Meets…”

“After we finished filming, O.J. said to me that he had a surprise for me, and I genuinely was surprised,” she said on the program. “I think it was his idea of a joke.”

At the time, Wax told the “Today” show that Simpson — who was found liable in civil court for the 1994 deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman after he was acquitted in a criminal trial — was supposed to have just opened the door as the cameras rolled.

But instead, he played the prank — an apparent imitation of the shower scene from the film “Psycho.”

Wax recalled telling him to “put the banana way” and saying it wasn’t “appropriate to what we’re shooting.”

“He does a lot of things that I don’t really understand, but it isn’t my job to judge,” noted Wax, who spent three days with Simpson for their interview.

She also remembered how Simpson’s agent defended his actions by saying that he “likes to act out scenes from films.”

Following Simpson’s death from cancer this week at the age of 76, Wax appeared on Friday’s broadcast of “Good Morning Britain” and recalled their time together. She remembered an April 1 phone call in which he said: “It’s O.J., I did it. April Fools’” — and then hung up.

Watch that interview here:

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