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10 Crazy Facts You May Not Know About The OJ Simpson Trial

To commemorate the season finale of American Crime: The People Vs OJ Simpson, airing tonight on FX, we look back at the trial of the century that captured the attention of the nation twenty years ago. Here are ten crazy facts you may not know about the OJ Simpson trial.

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OJ Simpson was trained in knife combat weeks before the murders. He was preparing for his starring role in NBC’s Frogmen. The show was cancelled before it even aired when OJ was announced as a suspect to the murders.



Serial Killer, Glen Rogers, claims that OJ hired him to murder Nicole. Rogers was a drifter who was hired by Nicole to paint her house. “Glen told me that O.J.’s instructions were that ‘You may have to kill the bitch,’” said Anthony Meoli (criminal profiler).



The Bronco chase and the final verdit are two of the most watched events in TV history. The Bronce chase was seen by around 95 million people and the final verdit was seen by over 100 million people. To put that in perspective, the 2016 Super Bowl was watched by 111 million people.

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