New Jersey Judge Under Fire After Posting TikTok Videos Of Him Lip-Syncing To ‘Explicit Lyrics’

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A New Jersey judge, who is apparently a fan of rap music, is facing serious backlash for posting his lip-syncing videos to TikTok in his courthouse chambers and some videos semi-nude in bed, according to a complaint made by the state Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct per The Post

The committee put out a complaint accusing Judge Gary Wilcox, 58, of posting


content on TikTok. The committee claims the videos were

“objectionable based on their content (profanity and references to violence, sex, and misogyny), location (the courthouse, his judicial chambers, or a bed), or his physical appearance (in his judicial robes and/or partially unclothed in bed).” 

The judge reportedly posted 40 videos to his public TikTok account between April 2021 and March 2023.

“By his conduct in posting these and similar videos to TikTok, respondent exhibited poor judgment and demonstrated disrespect for the Judiciary and an inability to conform to the high standards of conduct expected of judges. Such conduct undermines public confidence in the Judiciary,”

the committee detailed in the 5-page complaint. 

They also stated that Wilcox violated the judicial code of conduct which mandates judges

“to conduct their extrajudicial activities in a manner that would not cast reasonable doubt on the judge’s capacity to act impartially as a judge, demean the judicial office, or interfere with the proper performance of judicial duties.”

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