OrenthalJames Simpson, also known as “OJ Simpson”, is a former NFL star, become notoriousfor being accused and going to trial for the murder of his ex-wife. Simpson wasonce a beloved public figure, but his reputation was tarnished due to the very publictrial.
Simpsonfirst gained famed from his career in the NFL. He played for the Buffalo Bills and the San Francisco 49ers. After heretired from football, he began a career in sports broadcasting and acting. In1994, Simpson reputation was forever ruined. Simpson’s ex-wife, Nicole BrownSimpson and her friend were found stabbed to death.
He was arrested and chargedfor the murders. Simpson was put on a very widely publicized trial, which was namedthe Trial of the Century. During the trial, his abuse of his ex-wife was madepublic. He was eventually acquitted.
Thoughhe was acquitted, many still believed him to be guilty. In 1997, a civil court found him guilty forthe victim’s wrongful deaths. Yearslater in 2007, Simpson was arrested in Las Vegas, and charged with felony armedrobberies and kidnapping. He wasconvicted and sentenced to prison.
Hewas recently granted parole on July 20, 2017, and released on October 1, 2017.SinceSimpson has been released, he now needs income and to transition back intosociety. Due to his past, combined with his age of 70 years, one of his fewmeans of acquiring a job would be in the movie industry or to possibly write abook. For Simpson to catch a break witheither of these, the public must be interested in him. In America, the general public still does nothold a favorable opinion of him. Seventy one percent (71%) of people stillbelieve him still believe him to be guilty of the 1994 murders.
Inorder to redeem his reputation, he must seem remorseful, humble, and modest. Thecharacteristics are completely the opposite of what they would expect fromSimpson, so hopefully this will help to gain interest. Thepurpose of this campaign is for Simpson to acquire jobs to secure his financesby means of the general public having an interest in his now redeemed new lifebeyond parole.