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Proceeds From O.J. Simpson Book to Benefit Foundation

A literary agent for the family of stabbing victim Ron Goldman has made a deal to repackage and publish O.J. Simpson’s canceled If I Did It book about the slayings of Simpson’s ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman, reports the Associated Press.

Sale proceeds will go to the “Ron Goldman Foundation for Justice.”
The planned release last year of If I Did It, Here’s How It Happened, in which Simpson creepily explains how he might have committed the 1994 killings, was canceled following worldwide public outrage.
Last month a federal bankruptcy judge awarded rights to the book to Goldman’s family to help satisfy a $38 million wrongful-death judgment against the former football star. Simpson was, to many people’s great surprise, acquitted of the murders of Nicole and Ron in 1995. He then lost the wrongful-death civil suit in 1997.

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

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