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The IF I DID IT Saga Continues

Just after a federal bankruptcy judge awarded the rights to OJ Simpson’s IF I DID IT to the Goldman family (with the added stipulation that the Brown family is to receive part of the first 10 percent of gross proceeds from the book and the Goldmans the rest) the AP reports that OJ Simpson gets back on record blaming someone else for the book. Simpson discussed the book in an Internet interview streamed live on Tuesday by the Dallas-based Web site Market News First and quickly shifted responsibility for the book’s conception to its ghostwriter, Pablo Fenjves.

“Because I didn’t do it. … I will not justify the evidence they had…,” he said. “We got to that chapter, and I said, ‘Hey, I can’t participate in that.”‘ Simpson said he let the author ask him questions but otherwise played a passive role in describing the killings. “I read what he wrote, and I saw all of these major holes, all of these impossible things,” Simpson recalled. “All of these other parts of the book I would correct, but I told myself, ‘If I correct this, there are going to be people out there that say, ‘Oh, look how accurate this is,’ Right?” And the more Simpson talks, the more this interview seems eerily familiar…

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