TV special to include OJ Simpson's 'hypothetical' account of what happened to Nicole

Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, Los Angeles Times on

Published in Entertainment News

With some pressing, Simpson conceded he did at some point take a knife from his friend, Charlie, to confront a man that was outside Brown Simpson's home. And he must have taken off a glove, though he doesn't remember.

There was a lot of blood, as there would be if anyone was murdered that way, he said, and he had trouble wrapping his mind around what happened that night.

Simpson was found not guilty in his criminal trial, but was later found liable for both murders after the Brown and Goldman families sued him in civil court. The former NFL football star was ordered to pay $33.5 million in restitution to the victims' families. In 2007, he was found guilty of kidnapping and stealing sports memorabilia in a Las Vegas hotel and sentenced up to 33 years in prison. He was released on parole in October.

Simpson has been the subject of continuing fascination. The so-called "trial of the century" was the subject of the popular FX limited series "The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" and the Oscar-winning ESPN documentary "O.J: Made in America."

Both the Brown and Goldman families were supportive of the project and Simpson is not profiting from the program, a source close to the production said. The network also donated $100,000 to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

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