Its the 20th anniversary of the OJ
Simpson trial. Maybe you don’t remember the bloody glove or
surfer boy/roomie Kato Kaelin but don’t fear! Fusion
Live has you covered with an abbreviated history.
Around midnight on June 13th, 1994 Nicole Brown Simpson and her
friend Ronald Goldman were found stabbed to death in front of Nicole’s
Police named Nicole’s ex husband, football star and actor, OJ Simpson, as a suspect.
After Simpson refused to turn himself in opting instead for a
police car chase around Los Angeles.
OJ was soon arrested but he assembled a crap-load of defense lawyers,
aka The Dream Team. Most notably, Johnnie “You
Must Acquit” Cochran.
The prosecution, lead by Marcia “I need a new dress suite,” Clark had
no murder weapon and no witnesses but the prosecution did have this
new fangled thing called DNA evidence.
Police found OJ’s blood at the crime scene but whatever. DNA – LOL.
One of the trial’s most notable witnesses was struggling actor, Brian
Kato Kaelin. Kaelin was living (read: mooching) in OJ’s guest house on
the night of the murder, he testified to hearing some thumps.
Then there was the glove… A bloody glove was found at OJ’s house by
Detective Mark Fuhrman. It allegedly had DNA evidence (blood of both
murder victims and strand of blonde hair) but whatever, DNA. LoL.
However, Detective Fuhrman was later convicted of perjury for his testimony (he
liked saying the N word and lied about it under oath.)
OJ tried putting the glove on in court but his mighty man hands didn’t
fit so Johnnie Cochran coined the most famous words ever
spoken in history: “If it doesn’t fit you must acquit!”
On October 3rd, 1995, the jury came to a quick verdict. OJ was found