Just as Ron updated with the latest on Judith Regan, TIME continues to give legs to the OJ side of things, speculating that he may be in a position to resell rights to IF I DID IT once they revert back to him, likely in 12 months’ time. Several European publishers are said to be clamoring to print the story in their respective territories, according to TIME’s source, as Rupert Murdoch‘s high-profile rejection has only made the book more attractive. Indeed, soon after the cancellation, says the source, OJ Simpson‘s camp asked Murdoch’s representatives to surrender the rights earlier than the original deal stipulates so that Simpson can cash in overseas.
Should that happen, expect some muted version of the American outcry to begin anew – unless Simpson elects to hawk his book in a country that has no problems whatsoever with giving murderers (alleged or otherwise) their publishing due. Issei Sagawa, looks like you might have some competition…
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