O.J. Simpson has hit social media—and the only thing more disturbing than the timing is his message. The former football star launched his Twitter account Friday, two days after the 25th anniversary of the brutal slayings of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.
“It should be a lot of fun,” he says in his first tweet. “I’ve got a little getting even to do.”
Coming Soon!!! pic.twitter.com/R1tXOuuLgO
— O.J. Simpson (@TheRealOJ32) June 15, 2019
It’s not clear who Simpson’s fixing to settle a score with, though he does complain that there are many fake O.J. accounts on social media, a theme he picks up again in the next day’s post.
Thanks to all my new followers. Love learning how to use Twitter. pic.twitter.com/J4JnN59yKl
— O.J. Simpson (@TheRealOJ32) June 16, 2019
“You know, for years people have been able to say whatever they want to say about me with no accountability, but now I get to challenge a lot of that B.S. and set the record straight.” Simpson, who’s already got more than 600,000 followers, still doesn’t reveal exactly what horrible things people have been saying about him for decades. Instead, he teases, “But for now, let me just say to my fellow fathers out there, happy Father’s Day.”
Presumably, that doesn’t include Ron Goldman’s father, Fred, who won a $33.5 million wrongful death suit against Simpson in 1997. Ron’s sister, Kim, meanwhile, started a Podcast, Confronting O.J. Simpson, to mark the anniversary. In the two years since O.J. got out of prison on kidnapping charges, he’s been anything but public. So his decision to start airing his cryptic grievances on the internet so close to Goldman’s highly publicized Podcast launch seems too coincidental for comfort.
— O.J. Simpson (@TheRealOJ32) June 17, 2019
On Sunday, however, Simpson was again whining about “counterfeit sites,” and warning, “We’ll deal with that.” O.J. does finally get into how he’s been maligned through the years—by denying rumors he had an affair with Kris Jenner back when she was married to his lawyer, Robert Kardashian. In the tweet, where he mentions Jenner, he says Khloe Kardashian “isn’t mine” and that such talk is “tasteless.”
Simpson’s lawyer tells ABC News, “He will not be negative, nor will he comment on the L.A. thing.”
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