Caitlyn Jenner alleges O.J. Simpson threatened to murder his ex wife Nicole Brown Simpson, saying that she believes Simpson “got away” with murder.
Jenner made the allegations against the acquitted murder suspect on a broadcast of the Australian TV show Big Brother VIP.
“Obviously he did it, and he got away with it, and at one point he even told Nicole, ‘I’ll kill you and get away with it ’cause I’m O.J. Simpson,'” Jenner said, according to an excerpt of the broadcast posted to YouTube.
Jenner previously was married to Kris Jenner, one of Brown’s best friends. Kris herself was divorced from the late attorney Robert Kardashian Sr., who served as one of the former NFL star’s defense attorneys during Simpson’s murder trial for the 1994 stabbing deaths of Brown and her friend Ron Goldman.
Kris had been close with both Simpson and Brown, and stood by the Simpson children after Brown’s death, giving Caitlyn Jenner an extraordinarily intimate view of the events before and after Simpson’s trial.
During a roundtable conversation on the Australian TV show, another cast member tells Jenner that he’d recently watched a depiction of the trial. “Was that a pretty hard time?” Jenner is asked.
“It was an extraordinarily difficult time,” Jenner answers. “Nicole was Kris’ best friend. Had been for a long time.””I was at Nicole’s house two days before the murder,” Jenner continues. “Obviously he did it, and he got away with it, and at one point he even told Nicole, ‘I’ll kill you and get away with it ’cause I’m O.J. Simpson.’ And Nicole relayed that on to Kris at one point, and unfortunately she was right.”
“We were at the courthouse. We’re watching what’s going on in the other room, and even after the not guilty verdict, the first thing Kris turns around to me and goes, ‘We should have listened to Nicole. She was right right from the beginning.'”
Although he was acquitted of the double-murders in 1995, Simpson was deemed liable for the deaths in 1997 in a civil case brought by the two victims’ families.
In 2008, Simpson was convicted for his role in the armed robbery and kidnapping of two sports memorabilia dealers in Las Vegas. He was released from prison in 2017 after serving nine years.