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The same week of the 25th anniversary of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, O.J. Simpson decided to join social media.
Heisman Trophy winner, a member of the Football Hall of Fame, created a Twitter account on Friday under the name of the user. @ TheRealOJ32, which already has 169,000 subscribers. His biography reads: "If you do not see it here, I will not have said it."
In a video pinned at the top of his profile page, Simpson presents his new account. "Hey, the Twitter world is really yours, and I'll be going on Twitter soon," Simpson said. "You have the opportunity to read all my thoughts and opinions on just about everything.
"It should be a lot of fun. I am a little doing even. So, God bless, take care of yourself.
The video, his only tweet, had already been viewed 3.4 million times Saturday afternoon.
Simpson was accused of murdering his ex-wife and Goldman. He was acquitted in 1995 after what is now called "the lawsuit of the century". He maintained his innocence in the case.
In 2007, he was convicted of armed robbery and kidnapping and was released from prison on October 1, 2017. He is now living in Las Vegas and recently said that "life is fine" and that neither he nor his children want to talk about it. the evening of June 12, 1994.
"We do not need to go back and relive the worst day of our lives," Simpson told The Associated Press. "The subject of the moment is the one I will never come back to again. My family and I switched to what we call the "non-negative zone". We focus on the positive aspects. "