Well, this was unexpected! O.J. Simpson has the most epic reaction to Khloe Kardashian’s pregnancy and seemingly shuts down the decades long rumor that he’s her real father!
O.J. Simpson, 70, finally addressed the infamous rumor that he is the biological father of Khloe Kardashian, 33, when he was stopped by paparazzi in Vegas over the weekend [January 6-7]. Simpson — who was released from prison in Oct. 2017 — was approached by a camera man who said, “Congratulations are in order,” to which Simpson replied, “For what?” The camera man then pointed out that Khloe Kardashian announced that she is pregnant with her first child [on December 20]. Before Simpson could even reply, his daughter, Sydney burst out laughing, and he joined her. That was a clear sign the father-daughter duo knew what the pap was asking. Watch O.J. address the rumor.
“Well, for Bob, yeah,” Simpson said — referring to his friend, the late Robert Kardashian Sr., who was a member of his defense team in 1994 — “But, for me, I don’t think for me, I have nothing to do with it. Khloe and the girls, when they were growing up, were nice and terrific and I think today, they’re still nice and terrific except they’ve kind of added sex appeal to their resume,” he continued. “I’m happy for them. Congratulations to her. But trust me, I have nothing to do with it. I would be proud if I had anything to do with it, but I don’t,” he proclaimed as his daughter flagged him down to leave.
Back in 2012, the National Enquirer splashed Simpson and Khloe’s faces over its cover and claimed that he was indeed her father, causing other reports to claim Simpson had a secret affair with Khloe’s mother, Kris Jenner, 62, behind Robert’s back. The Enquirer even claimed Khloe closely resembled Sydney Simpson [in the video above], O.J.’s daughter with the late Nicole Brown. Soon after the rumors rocked Hollywood, Khloe, Kim Kardashian, 36, and Kris Jenner all took to Twitter to laugh off rumors that Simpson was Khloe’s real father. Jan Ashley — the woman who married Robert Kardashian after his divorce to Kris — even revealed that Robert told her Khloe was not O.J.’s daughter before he [Robert] died in 2003.
Simpson’s ties to the Kardashian family ran deep many years ago, as he was a close personal friend to the late Robert Kardashian. The two became even closer when Robert played a pivotal role in Simpson’s acquittal in 1995, when he was on trial for the murder death of his late wife, Nicole Brown. However, the former NFL running back — who played with the Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers — still spent time behind bars from 2008 through 2017, following a conviction for armed robbery stemming from a 2007 incident in Las Vegas. Simpson was granted parole in July 2017, and he was officially released in October 2017.