Former NFL Star and Actor O.J. Simpson Passes Away at 76

Credit: O.J. Simpson/X

Sad news broke today with the announcement of O.J. Simpson's passing.

The family of the former football star and actor confirmed that he died on April 10 at the age of 76.

The news was shared by his family on social media, stating: "On April 10th, our father, Orenthal James Simpson, succumbed to his battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his children and grandchildren. During this time of transition, his family asks that you please respect their wishes for privacy and grace. – The Simpson Family."

Credit: O.J. Simpson/X

Initially known for his successful NFL career and later acting ventures, Simpson's life took a tumultuous turn when he was accused of the murders of his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.

The trial, which gained immense attention, highlighted societal tensions and ended with Simpson's acquittal.

However, troubles continued to follow him. He was later found liable for the deaths in a civil court case and faced legal issues again in 2008, resulting in a prison sentence of 33 years for robbery. Simpson was granted parole in 2017.

The passing of O.J. Simpson marks the end of a complex and storied life, leaving behind a legacy that remains deeply controversial and impactful.

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