O.J. Simpson joins Twitter with the message ‘Acquired just a little getting even to do’ – CNET

O.J. Simpson reacts after studying he was granted parole in 2017 after serving time for a 2007 armed theft and kidnapping conviction in Nevada.


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Simply while you thought Twitter could not get more odd, soccer icon, actor and former homicide suspect O.J. Simpson has joined Twitter. And he has an uneasy message for us.

“Hey Twitter world, that is yours really. Coming quickly to Twitter, you will get to learn all my ideas and opinions on nearly all the things,” Simpson stated in a selfie video posted on Friday evening.

However the extra ominous second within the video was when Simpson added with a smile, “It ought to be loads of enjoyable. I’ve acquired just a little getting even to do.”

Simpson did not elaborate was “getting even” truly meant, however those that find out about his infamous homicide case would possibly discover that remark a bit unsettling. 

Simpson joined Twitter simply two days after the 25th anniversary of the killings of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her good friend, Ron Goldman. The trial captured the eye of the world, particularly when the well-known NFL Corridor of Fame member was tried and acquitted by a jury in 1995.

Whereas Simpson’s Twitter account has but to be verified with a blue checkmark like different celebrities, his lawyer, Malcolm LaVergne, advised CNN that account does belong to Simpson.

“Mr. Simpson is essentially the most constructive particular person I’ve ever met,” LaVergne advised CNN on Saturday. “He is additionally very properly knowledgeable on present occasions. He won’t be detrimental. Nor will he touch upon the LA factor. It will likely be top-of-the-line accounts on Twitter to observe.”

“The LA factor” that LaVergne is referring to is the June 12, 1994, murders of Nicole and Ron.

Whereas Simpson averted jail time for the 1994 murders, he was later convicted in Las Vegas for a 2007 theft and kidnapping after he tried to steal a few of his sports activities memorabilia from a resort. Simpson was launched from jail in October 2017.

Time will inform what Simpson will reveal on his private Twitter account, but it surely ought to show to be attention-grabbing to say the least. 

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