O.J. SImpson's 2006 interview caused a firestorm of comment and emotion while it aired Sunday night.
Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
Nearly 24 years after the murder of O.J. Simpson’s ex-wife and her friend, the public continues to be alternately fascinated and revolted by the former NFL star-turned-actor’s actions on the night of June 12, 1994.
Sunday night, Fox aired an interview that had been shelved since 2006. In the two-hour special, “O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession?” Simpson “hypothetically” walks publisher Judith Regan through the events that culminated with the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
After a contentious and controversial trial, Simpson was acquitted of both murders on Oct. 3, 1995. On Sunday, an interview was aired in which he revealed details from what he called a hypothetical scenario that he also laid out in his book “If I Did It.”
The show caused a great deal of buzz on social media as posters used the hashtag #DidOJConfess during the broadcast, Fox reported.
“The interview was a narcissist cesspool,” JRM tweeted.
“Congress should pass legislation to exclude murder and other violent crimes from our double jeopardy laws and call it ‘Nicole's Law’ after Nicole Brown Simpson,” Aaron Clark tweeted..
What did OJ Simpson have to gain by having this hypothetical scenario of how Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were killed? The details he is describing can only be an admission. #Stupid#OJDidIt