Last night, while watching John Laroquette delightedly rip into House, I got up during the break to restock my goodies and so I didn’t quite catch the actual commercial, which sounded like a Family Guy clip making fun of O.J. Simpson. That Seth, what won’t he make fun of? Ha ha!
Imagine my surprise when I found out the person making fun of the horrific events in O.J.’s life was, in fact, O.J.. I’m guessing country club memberships aren’t cheap because he’s come out with a new book and two-part TV interview called, and this is the actual title, “O.J. Simpson: If I Did It, Here’s How It Happened.” Please note that this is not Tim Meadows doing his O.J. impersonation. It’s not a tasteless fan parody from YouTube. It’s a real, tasteless exhibition by a man declared not guilty of a crime who is now going to explain… what? How he didn’t do it, but here’s exactly how he didn’t do it? Is this the confession we only get after he can’t be punished? Was he overcome with the need to brag? Did he lose a bar bet?
The interview, you’ll be shocked, shocked to hear, will be on FOX.
I’m sure the families of the deceased and all those people who stood by him during the long trial will appreciate his new and profitable candor. But if he needed money, couldn’t he have done something less tacky, like release a Nicole Simpson sex tape? Something with some dignity?