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  1. Ex-Manager "Sure" O.J. Simpson Will Watch FX Series, Bashes Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Performance

    10:38 am PST 02/04/2016
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    "I'm sure he's a really nice guy and all, but he's definitely not like O.J. Simpson," Norman Pardo said of the 'American Crime Story' actor. "He doesn't look like O.J. in any way, shape or form, and definitely doesn't sound like him." READ MORE

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  2. John Travolta Talks Going "Full-Court Press" For 'The People v. O.J. Simpson'

    5:00 pm PST 01/16/2016
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    "Over the last 40 years, I've had quite a bit of dealings with lawyers," Travolta joked of playing Robert Shapiro in FX's highly anticipated anthology series. READ MORE

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  3. Hollywood Flashback: When O.J. Simpson Nearly Said "I Did It"

    12:00 pm PST 01/07/2016
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    In 2006, a Fox TV special and HarperCollins book titled 'If I Did It' were canceled amid public outrage that Simpson was reportedly paid $3.5 million to be interviewed. "The censorship on this was outrageous and anti-American," publisher Judith Regan, who conducted the controversial sit-down, says today. READ MORE

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  4. How the O.J. Simpson Trial Impacted the Bruno Magli Shoe Brand

    2:42 pm PST 01/06/2016
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    The case brought "an Italian brand, known primarily to the 1 percent, into the spotlight to become a household name," says Marquee Brands COO Cory M. Baker about its brand, which gained publicity as Simpson's footwear of choice after the high-profile trial closed in 1995. READ MORE

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  5. FX's 'The People v. O.J. Simpson': Why Cuba Gooding Jr. Never Reached Out to O.J.

    9:00 am PST 01/06/2016
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    And Sarah Paulson on her dinner with Marcia Clark. READ MORE

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  6. Inside TV's Retrial of OJ Simpson: A Saga of Race, Redress and, Yes, Robert Kardashian's Kids

    7:55 am PST 01/06/2016
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    Twenty years after the football player's acquittal, John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr and the players behind FX's 'American Crime Story' reveal for the first time how their very 2016 rearview examination of the case reveals a whole other reality. Plus: Season 2's topic (Katrina) revealed. READ MORE

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  7. ESPN's 5-Part O.J. Simpson Doc Largely Avoids the Kardashians

    4:44 pm PST 01/05/2016
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    Director Ezra Edelman is aware there will be comparisons to FX's dramatized take on the trial — and eager to note the differences. READ MORE

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  8. 'American Crime Story' Producer on John Travolta's TV Return; Cuba Gooding Jr. Talks O.J. Simpson Prep

    2:31 pm PST 12/08/2015
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    The 10-episode event series, which among other things explores the role that race played in the murder case against the former NFL star, is "a 10-hour trailer for 'Black Lives Matter'," consultant Jeffrey Toobin said at a New York dinner celebrating the show. READ MORE

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  9. Bruce Greenwood to Get Career Tribute at Whistler Film Festival

    7:45 am PST 11/25/2015
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    The festival will also give his latest movie, 'Rehearsal,' a world premiere. READ MORE

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  10. ABC News Apologizes for Mistakenly Promoting "Exclusive" O.J. Simpson Deposition Tapes

    11:48 am PDT 09/26/2015
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    NBC first aired the tapes in 1999. READ MORE

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  11. A+E Networks Prep Pair of O.J. Simpson Documentaries (Exclusive)

    10:00 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    A&E and LMN will air the specials on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the criminal trial verdict. READ MORE

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  12. Hollywood Throwback: Dinner at Sam Goldwyn Jr.’s with Charlton Heston and ‘Master and Commander’ Author Patrick O’Brian

    4:35 pm PST 02/26/2015
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    Twenty years ago, entertainment royalty gathered to welcome the author whose book would become an Oscar-winning film — APA’s Steve Fisher writes for THR about one of his most memorable nights as a young agent. READ MORE

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  13. O.J. Simpson Trial Began 20 Years Ago With "Wife Beater," “Abuser" Accusations

    12:52 pm PST 01/24/2015
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    Opening arguments began Jan. 24, 1995 with fiery opening statements from prosecutors Marcia Clark and Christopher Darden. READ MORE

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  14. Louis Brown Jr., Nicole Brown Simpson's Father, Dies at 90

    8:53 pm PDT 07/05/2014
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    The World War II vet co-founded a charity in his late daughter's name to raise awareness of domestic violence. READ MORE

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  15. O.J. Simpson 20th Anniversary: A Lawyer's Never-Revealed Details of a Sister's Tears, $33M Win

    8:00 am PDT 06/18/2014
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    Daniel Petrocelli, a partner at L.A.'s O'Melveny & Myers, recalls the day Ron Goldman's father hired him to lead a civil lawsuit, why Goldman referred to Simpson only as the "killer" and the "visible release of pain in [his] face ... when the verdict was read." READ MORE

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  16. O.J. Simpson Bronco Chase at 20: Larry King, CNN's Don Lemon and More Share Their Memories

    3:16 pm PDT 06/17/2014
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    News big shots and some THR readers answer the question: "What were you doing when O.J. took to the freeway?" READ MORE

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  17. O.J Simpson Murder Case at 20: A Look Back at the Trial of the Century (Photos)

    3:16 pm PDT 06/17/2014
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    From a low-speed car chase to the introduction of a then-unknown Kato Kaelin to the world, the media spectacle had Americans glued to their TVs for several months. READ MORE

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  18. '48 Hours' Looks at Similarities Between O.J. Simpson and Oscar Pistorius Trials

    9:32 am PDT 06/16/2014
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    "O.J. was a feeding frenzy," says "Oscar Pistorius: Shots in the Dark" EP Susan Zirinsky. "You had to really be inventive to get something unique in these massive situations." READ MORE

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  19. O.J. Simpson Case at 20: Ron Goldman’s Family, Kato Kaelin Still Plagued by Trial, Killings (Video)

    10:54 am PDT 06/11/2014
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    Appearing on Wednesday's "Today," Goldman's father Fred said "nothing has changed" since his son was killed 20 years ago, while Kato Kaelin added that it's tough to escape his involvement in the case. READ MORE

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  20. Ron Goldman's Sister Almost Killed O.J. Simpson (Video)

    9:25 am PDT 05/09/2014
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    "This figure walked in front of my car,'' Goldman said on Friday's "Today." "I put my foot on the pedal. I white-knuckled it, I was revving the engine, and I thought, 'I could take him out and nobody would ever know.'" READ MORE

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