Robert Kardashian KNEW OJ Simpson was guilty (2023)

Caitlyn Jenner's gender reassignment surgery is not the only bombshell to come out of her upcoming memoir, with Radar Online revealing that the former Olympian also makes some shocking claims about her ex Kris Jenner's first husband.

One year after the massive success of the Emmy-winning series 'American Crime Story: The People V. OJ' and the Oscar-winning documentary 'OJ: Made In America,' it seems that Caitlyn is also looking to share a story about the disgraced football star, writing that OJ's lawyer Robert Kardashian knew that his client was guilty or murder.

Caitlyn claims that a few years after the trial, she and Robert were in a car together and he said: 'I would’ve been okay with it if they had gotten him in the first trial.'

OJ was found not guilty of all criminal charges in his first trial back in 1995, but 'responsible' for the deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown and waiter Ron Goldman in 1998 during his subsequent civil trial.

'The implication was obvious that he believed O.J. was guilty,' writes Caitlyn of her takeaway from that exchange in her new book.

Caitlyn, 67, was seen out and about in Los Angeles on Tuesday, grabbing her morning coffee in a pair of form-fitting and body-hugging skinny jeans.

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Bombshell:Robert Kardashian told Caitlyn Jenner in secret after the OJ Simpson murder trial that he believed his friend was guilty (Robert and OJ above in May 1995 during the football player's criminal trial)

Blurting out:Caitlyn (above on Tuesday) claims that a few years after the trial, she and Robert were in a car together and he said: 'I would’ve been okay with it if they had gotten him in the first trial'

(Video) Caitlyn Jenner: Robert Kardashian Knew O.J. Simpson Was Guilty!

Tough times: Caitlyn (above on Tuesday in LA) also reveals in her memoir that the case divided the house, with Kourtney and Kim believing OJ was innocent of murdering their mother's best friend

Caitlyn is also no fan of OJ, and writes in the book: 'I believe he got away with two savage murders.'

She then recounts picking up Kourtney from school on the day of the verdict, with the youngster saying as she got into the car: 'See, I told you he didn’t do it!'

Caitlyn claims in the book that the trial had managed to split the family after both Kim and Kourtney sided with their father in claiming OJ was innocent, despite Robert's belief otherwise.

When Kourtney stared speaking about the trial after the verdict, Caitlyn informed her that talk about OJ and even the mention of his name was now banned from the family's home.


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'He was the most narcissistic, egocentric, neediest a**hole in the world of sports I had ever seen, and I had seen a lot of them,' writes Caitlyn of the Heisman Trophy winner.

As for Robert, he was motivated by jealousy, according to Caitlyn, having become upset that his ex Kris had married a powerful and successful athlete.

'I wonder if it was his way of saying to her what I think she was saying to him when she married me: a big f*** you,' writes Caitlyn.

She also reveals in the memoir that she underwent gender reassignment surgery in January of this year, almost two years after she revealed her decision to transition.

(Video) The Unsettling Truth Surrounding Robert Kardashian Sr | He s GUILTY, but imma stick beside him...

Kris and Nicole were best friends and had talked just hours before her murder

That reveal was the result of Caitlyn being annoyed by fans who were constantly asking about her genitals and whether or not she had kept the parts she was biologically born with or had surgery, she writes in 'The Secrets of My Life'.

'The surgery was a success, and I feel not only wonderful but liberated,' writes Caitlyn.

'So why even consider it? Because it’s just a penis. It has no special gifts or use for me other than what I have said before, the ability to take a whiz in the woods,' writes Jenner.

'I just want to have all the right parts. I am also tired of tucking the damn thing in all the time.'

Jenner also writes about how good she felt after the surgery.

'I am going to live authentically for the first time in my life,' she writes of her thoughts after undergoing the procedure.

'I am going to have an enthusiasm for life that I have not had in 39 years since the Olympics, almost two thirds of my life.'

Jenner writes to those curious minds who stop to ask her about her genital situation: 'You want to know, so now you know. Which is why this is the first time, and the last time, I will ever speak of it.'

The way they were: Caitlynn also claims Robert defended OJ to get back at Kris for marrying her so quickly after their divorce (Robert and Kris above in the late 1980s)

In summary: 'He was the most narcissistic, egocentric, neediest a**hole in the world of sports I had ever seen, and I had seen a lot of them,' writes Caitlyn (left in 1991 with Kris) of OJ (right in the late 1980s with Nicole)

(Video) Robert Shapiro reveals what OJ whispered after verdict

News of Jenner's surgery will be perhaps the biggest surprise in her new memoir, which netted her a $4million advance and was written with the help of 'Friday Night Lights' author Buzz Bissinger.

It is due to hit bookshelves on April 25.

Caitlyn's book will be released April 25

The Kardashian reveal about OJ certainly adds more allure to a now classic Hollywood tale, but it is well known that Robert questioned his client's innocence.

He first revealed the lingering questions he has in October 1996 with Barbara Walters on 20/20 where he said: 'I have doubts. The blood evidence is the biggest thorn in my side; that causes me the greatest problems. So I — I struggle with the blood evidence.'

He also wrote a lengthy letter to his ex-wife Kris Jenner before the trial apologizing for his role on the defense team as she was one of Nicole's best friends at the time of her death.

And the trial was indeed difficult on the entire family, especially Robert's ex-wife and children.

In her 2011 memoir, 'Kris Jenner . . . And All Things Kardashian,' Kris said that Nicole called her just hours before she was murdered asking if she would like to come over and meet because she had something to talk about.

Kris declined but said they would meet the next day, only to wake up and learn her friend had been killed.

'I instinctively knew that in some way O.J. had something to do with her death,' wrote Kris in her book.

Bundles of joy:When Kourtney stared speaking about the trial after the verdict, Caitlyn informed her that talk about OJ and even the mention of his name was now banned (Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob in 1994)

Wanting out:'I would’ve been okay with it if they had gotten him in the first trial,' Caitlyn claims Robert told her of the Simpson verdict (Robert and OJ above in February 1995)

(Video) O J Simpson Verdict

Those strong feelings are why she and her husband were so at odds during the trial, even though he wrote her a letter before the case began, which she reprinted in her book.

'I think that the division in our family between guilty and innocence is very sad. I do not want our family torn apart by this case,' Robert wrote to his former wife.

'Please understand that I am trapped in the position I am in and can't get out. I must see this case through. I truly believe in O.J.'s innocence and unless they find him guilty, I will continue to support him.

Ron Goldman (above) was the second murder victim found at the scene that night

'I realize, Kris, that you also strongly believe in his guilt. You are entitled to your beliefs — just as I am.'

He went on to say: 'The past 7 months have taken such an emotional toll on my life - you have no idea.

'The other day, someone asked me a simple question about something that happened during the week of June 12 and for no reason, I started to cry.

'My life will never be the same. I'm sorry for what has happened but I was only helping my friend - just as any of you would do. Please don't let whatever is going to happen in this case affect our family.'

In a 2009 interview on The Dr. Phil Show, Kim Kardashian recalled that one day she and her sister went to court to watch their father and sat down behind him before looking over and seeing that their mother was sitting with Nicole's family.

'We thought our mom was mad at us for sitting with our dad,' said Kim.

In that same interview Caitlyn Jenner said she told the children; 'It was something that really did tear us apart.

'Just because he got a not guilty verdict doesn’t mean he didn’t do it. And I just don’t want to hear his name anymore.'

And that is just how she tells it in the memoir as well.

(Video) Barbara Walters 1996 interview with Robert Kardashian


What did Robert Kardashian say about OJ? ›

The New York Times reported that Kardashian said in a 1996 ABC interview with Barbara Walters that he had begun to question Simpson's innocence: "I have doubts. The blood evidence is the biggest thorn in my side; that causes me the greatest problems. So I struggle with the blood evidence."

How did Rob Kardashian feel about OJ Simpson? ›

While we don't know what Rob Kardashian thought about OJ Simpson, it's certain that he believed him from the beginning. In the book 'American Tragedy,' post trial, Kardashian revealed his innermost thoughts that caused him to reconsider his friend's guilt.

Did OJ know the Kardashians? ›

Kardashian West's father, Robert Kardashian, was Simpson's friend from college and part of the football player's legal defense team, while her mother, Kris Jenner, was Nicole's best friend and believed Simpson was guilty of the grisly murder.

Did Kris Kardashian hook up with OJ? ›

Unfortunately, that ended,” he continued. “But never — and I want to stress, never, in any shape or form — have I ever had any interest in Kris, romantically or sexually, and I never got any indication that she had any interest in me. So all of these stories are bogus, bad, tasteless.”

Are O.J. Simpson and Kardashian still friends? ›

While Robert Kardashian reactivated his law license and defended Simpson in court, his ex-wife, now known as Kris Jenner, sat with the murdered woman's family, grieving over the loss of her friend. Although Simpson was famously acquitted, his friendship with the Kardashian family was effectively over.

Was OJ at Nicole's funeral? ›

Did O.J. Simpson try on the gloves? ›

Simpson then tried the gloves on, appearing to struggle -- and having exasperated expressions throughout the process in front of Darden and the jury.

How did the Kardashians get famous O.J. Simpson? ›

The Kardashian name was first introduced to the public through their father, Robert Kardashian, an American attorney who gained recognition for his involvement in the highly controversial O. J. Simpson 1995 murder trial as his friend and defence attorney.

What does Kris Jenner say about Nicole Brown Simpson? ›

Jenner,60, had known Simpson since she was 17, and said he was "like a big brother" to her. The reality-TV star also revealed that Simpson attempted to contact her after Brown's death, but did not give specifics on any conversation they may have had. "[He called me] right after, yeah," Jenner said.

Was Kardashian A lawyer for O.J. Simpson? ›

Robert George Kardashian (February 22, 1944 – September 30, 2003) was an American lawyer and businessman. He was the lawyer for O. J. Simpson when he was accused for murder.
Robert Kardashian
OccupationAttorney businessman
Known forO.J. Simpson murder case
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Why did OJS glove not fit? ›

The glove was covered in blood. According to the prosecution, that blood seeped into the fibers of the leather and shrunk it, thus explaining why Simpson's hand did not fit inside.

Where did Kardashians get their money? ›

In April 2021, Kardashian officially joined Forbes' World Billionaires list. Forbes cites KKW Beauty and SKIMS, as well as "cash from reality television and endorsement deals, and a number of smaller investments" as sources of her wealth.

How much money does O.J. Simpson get from the NFL? ›

OJ Simpson reportedly receives money from pensions through the Screen Actors Guild and the NFL. Simpson receives an estimated $25,000 monthly payout from the NFL pension. Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), creditors cannot access pensions.

What is O.J. Simpson autograph worth? ›

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Did O.J. Simpson go to his wife funeral? ›

O.J. Simpson, a suspect in the killings, silently attended the service for his former wife. The Simpsons' children, Justin, 6, and Sydney, 9, arrived and left by their father's side. The children were sleeping on Sunday night when an attacker killed their mother outside their Brentwood condominium.

Who owns OJ's Bronco? ›

Before that episode aired, however, Gilbert worked out a deal with the Alcatraz East Crime Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. To this day, the white Bronco remains on display there, although Gilbert and his two partners still own it.

Did Bob Shapiro try on gloves? ›

"I tried the glove on. It was a little bit wide in my palm and a little bit long in my fingers," Shapiro told Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly. "O.J. Simpson has enormous hands, and I knew that the glove would not fit him.

What does O.J. Simpson think of the TV series? ›

Simpson is said to be "upset" with how the show suggests he's guilty of double murder, and thinks the show messed up some of the facts pertinent to his life story.

Did Kim Kardashian pass the bar? ›

"This was the last time I could ever take it, so if I don't [pass] then this law school journey is over for me." Kim had previously failed the test three times, but the fourth time proved to be the charm. "I passed!" she exclaimed. "Is this real?

Who is the most famous Kardashian? ›

Arguably the one who started it all, Kim Kardashian West has helped lead her family members to success and reaped the benefits.

Who made the Kardashians famous? ›

Robert Kardashian initially received attention for being one of O. J. Simpson's lawyers during the O. J. Simpson murder case, but the family parlayed Kim's 2003 sex tape with singer Ray J, Kim Kardashian, Superstar, into a reality-TV and business empire.

Who is the youngest billionaire? ›

As a kid, Alexandr Wang was a math whiz who liked participating in national math and coding competitions.

Who is richer Kim or Kylie? ›

Now, Kim Kardashian is the richest Kardashian among all of her sisters, including Kylie Jenner.

Why is Kylie Jenner so rich? ›

Jenner has made the bulk of her fortune through her makeup company, Kylie Cosmetics. The company originally launched as Kylie Lip Kits, not long after Jenner admitted to getting "temporary lip fillers," in 2015.

Who is Kris Jenner best friend? ›

Faye Resnick and Kris Jenner are best friends forever and ever. Although parents and friends always say they don't have a favorite, best friends always have someone they trust the most and in the case of Kris, perhaps her number one is Faye Resnick.

How close were Kris and Nicole? ›

Kris Jenner was longtime family friends with Nicole Brown Simpson and her ex-husband O.J. Simpson. Over 25 years after her brutal death, Kris Jenner is still affected by the loss of her friend Nicole Brown Simpson.

Who was Nicole Simpson's best friend? ›

Faye Resnick, the author, wrote two books about her involvement with the O. J. Simpson murders. She was a regular companion and best friend of Nicole Brown, who was wife of celebrity O. J. Simpson from 1985 until their divorce in 1992.

What Kardashian helped O. J. Simpson? ›

This Kardashian helped with Simpson's case

Many of the children — both Robert's and Caitlyn Jenner's kids — began working at a young age. When Kourtney Kardashian was 15 years old, she assisted her father during the Simpson trial.

What does O. J. Simpson have to do with the Kardashians? ›

After the former NFL player was arrested in connection to the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, in 1994, he enlisted Kardashian to become part of his legal team.

How did OJ get away with it? ›

In the epic 252-day trial, Simpson's “dream team” of lawyers employed creative and controversial methods to convince jurors that Simpson's guilt had not been proved “beyond a reasonable doubt,” thus surmounting what the prosecution called a “mountain of evidence” implicating him as the murderer.

What happened to Robert Kardashian? ›

Robert was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in July 2003; he died less than eight weeks later. The Kardashians have continued to remember and honor Robert through social media tributes on his birthday and on the anniversary of his death. They've also honored his life by helping others. In 2019, UCLA's Robert G.

Did Kim Kardashian pass the bar? ›

"This was the last time I could ever take it, so if I don't [pass] then this law school journey is over for me." Kim had previously failed the test three times, but the fourth time proved to be the charm. "I passed!" she exclaimed. "Is this real?

Where did Robert Kardashian get his money? ›

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kardashian was worth $30 million at the time of his death. After an uneventful law career, he forayed into multiple entrepreneurial ventures. In 1973, he co-founded the trade publication, Radio & Records. Six years later, he sold it for a large profit.

What race is Robert Kardashian? ›

Personal life and death

Kardashian was an Armenian-American. He was the husband of Kris Jenner and the father of Kourtney, Kim, Khloé and Rob, Kardashian was born on February 22, 1944 in Los Angeles, California. He studied at the University of Southern California and at the University of San Diego School of Law.

What OJ means? ›

OJ is the same as orange juice. [US, informal]

Did Rob attend Kourtneys wedding? ›

E! News reports that Rob Kardashian didn't go to Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker's wedding because he isn't ready to return to the public eye just yet. “Rob didn't feel comfortable attending Kourtney's wedding because he doesn't like a spectacle,” an insider expressed.

Did Pete go to Kravis wedding? ›

So, where was he? Well, it turns out that even A-listers have to put work before play sometimes, and Pete had to skip the star-studded wedding to work his shift on SNL this weekend, according to an insider who spoke to US Weekly.

Why didn't Rob Kardashian Go to Kim's wedding? ›

Back in 2014, he skipped Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding, a last-minute decision he made for his mental health.


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