Sydney Simpson, the only daughter of O.J. Simpson and the late Nicole Brown, was pictured moving into a new place in Florida on Tuesday, the same day FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” is set to debut on television. It’s unlikely the 29-year-old will speak out about the miniseries since the “trial of the century,” in which her father was accused of killing her mother, was “a living hell” for her.
Simpson was acquitted in 1995 of the murder of Brown and Ronald Goldman but was sentenced to prison for a 2008 robbery in Las Vegas. Since then, Sydney and her brother, Justin, have visited their father behind bars, Simpson’s longtime friend Tom Scotto told Radar Online in an exclusive video interview Monday. “They see him, sure. It’s better now than it was in the past,” he said.
Things haven’t been easy for Sydney. Because of the trial, she was bullied while in school. “Sydney was a very tough, angry, angry girl when she was younger,” Scotto said. “She was just angry at the world, to be honest with you. Think about what they went through.”
Today, Sydney is a graduate of Boston University and has a serious boyfriend, Robert Blackmon. She has also been viewed as a supposed link to “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star Khloé Kardashian. Khloé has long been rumored to be the daughter of O.J. Simpson, and not his defense attorney Robert Kardashian. Some have noted that she and Sydney share an uncanny resemblance.
Proof?! Sydney Simpson and Khloe Kardashian pic.twitter.com/YGtCzVXO
— DubbP (@CeasarAugustusP) January 19, 2012
I remember when the rumor that OJ Simpson was Khloe Kardashians real dad..look at OJs daughter Sydney next to Khloe pic.twitter.com/Gzkkdqc1ED
— Granite Man(br@ndon) (@Bwm281) June 17, 2014
The longstanding rumor was unearthed when two of the late Robert Kardashian’s ex-wives claimed the lawyer didn’t believe he was Khloé’s biological father. The Kardashians, however, have long denied that Khloé was the secret daughter of Simpson. “This is ridiculous and laughable,” a source told the U.K.'s Daily Mail in January 2012 when the gossip resurfaced.
“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” premieres Feb. 2 at 10 p.m. EST on FX. Watch the trailer below:
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