OJ to Trump: 'Hire Me!'

Simpson wants spot on Celebrity Apprentice ; Donald, NBC 'being very cautious'
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Apr 23, 2008 1:40 PM CDT
O.J. Simpson faces felony kidnapping and robbery charges but still wants a chance at primetime TV in Donald Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice"   (AP Photo/Rick Wilking, Pool)
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(Newser) – OJ Simpson, who is awaiting trial on kidnap and robbery charges, wants a shot at Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice, the New York Post reports. Trump and NBC "are being very cautious," the source said. "There's a certain amount of heat associated with Simpson."

The double-murder acquittee, who still owes the families of Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown millions in a wrongful-death civil suit, won't make a dime from this publicity stunt: The reality show's contestants compete for money to donate to charity.