If I Did It

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OJ 'Confessed To Me,' Says Souvenir Dealer

Simpson's lawyer slams tell-all book by OJ's former friend

(Newser) - A memorabilia merchant who has sold items for O.J. Simpson says the former football phenom got high on drugs and confessed to killing Nicole Brown Simpson, the AP reports. In his new book, How I Helped O.J. Get Away With Murder, Mike Gilbert also claims that he helped... More »

Lawyers to OJ Publisher: See You in Court

Attorneys sue If I Did It mastermind for cut of News Corp. settlement

(Newser) - Foiled If I Did It publisher Judith Regan's lawyers say she didn't do it—cough up their agreed-upon payment, that is. And they want their money, Reuters reports. The lawyers represented Regan in her case against News Corp., which canned her in the uproar surrounding the OJ Simpson confessional. She... More »

Axed OJ Book Publisher Sues News Corp. for $100M

Says she was fired for dirt linked to Rudy

(Newser) - Axed publisher Judith Regan has filed a $100 million lawsuit against News Corp., charging the company made her the target of a smear campaign and fired her because she had information damaging to Rudy Giuliani's presidential campaign. "The smear campaign was necessary to advance News Corp.'s political agenda,... More »

OJ Robbery Caught on Tape

(Newser) - TMZ has obtained a tape apparently documenting OJ Simpson's attempt to rob a sports memorabilia dealer with several gun-toting confederates. in the six-minute recording OJ spews profanity and repeatedly impugns the rights of the owners to sell memorabilia with his autograph. "You think you can steal my s*** and... More »

O.J. 'Sorry' —Dealer Ready to Forget Heist

'As far as I'm concerned, it's over,' says Simpson

(Newser) - A sports memorabilia dealer who accused O.J. Simpson of armed robbery appears to be willing to forgive and foget, reports the New York Daily News. Simpson allegedly  barged into the collector's Las Vegas hotel room and stole memorabilia at gunpoint, the dealer told police. But now, "as far... More »

OJ Admits He Did It (Took Sports Collectibles, That Is)

Ex-football star says he was reclaiming items stolen from him

(Newser) - OJ Simpson says he was just conducting a “sting operation” to retrieve items he says were stolen from him, but now Las Vegas authorities have named him a suspect in a hotel break-in. The ex-football star told the AP an auctioneer tipped him off to a secret sale of... More »

If He Did It, They Won't Push It

O.J. book won't be on shelves, but Barnes & Noble will sell it online

(Newser) - Barnes & Noble won't put the new edition of O.J. Simpson's controversial near-confessional If I Did It on bookstore shelves, but it will make the book available by special order and online. Rival Borders will stock the book but won't promote it. The divergent decisions reflect the publishing industry's... More »

NY Publisher to Issue OJ Book

Simpson's If I Did It will include notes by family of victim Ron Goldman

(Newser) - OJ Simpson’s book hypothetically describing the murders of his ex-wife Nicole and Ron Goldman will finally be published, Reuters reports. The Goldman family will “leave Simpson’s manuscript entirely intact, but they will also add key commentary,” a spokesman for their literary agent said. Under a court... More »

Gossip Site Faces Judge Over OJ Book

Goldman family wants TMZ held in contempt after 'If I Did It' leak

(Newser) - A judge will hear a motion to hold online scandal sheet TMZ in contempt for momentarily denuding the manuscript of OJ Simpson's veiled confession. The family of murder victim Ron Goldman owns the rights to If I Did It, in which Simpson delineates how he could have killed his ex-wife... More »

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