OJ Simpson joins Twitter: ‘I got a little gettin’ even to do’

OJ Simpson joins Twitter: ‘I got a little gettin’ even to do’

The fallen National Football League star, who was famously found not guilty of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, told his Twitter followers: "I've got some things to straighten out", he said. "I don't want to get my mouth dirty with his name", Fred Goldman said.

'More importantly, I'll be able to talk about everything, especially sports (fantasy football) and even politics'.

"If you don't see it here, I didn't say it", the Twitter bio reads.

Simpson's Twitter account - @TheRealOJ32 - refers to the number he wore on his jersey as a star running back at the University of Southern California and then with the NFL's Buffalo Bills. So, it should be a lot of fun.

Simpson was arrested in 2007 for armed robbery and kidnapping. "So God bless, take care".

Simpson, 71, caused a flurry of speculation when his first tweet surfaced Friday night - a now-viral video in which he warned with a smile, "I got a little getting even to do". Simpson later served almost nine years in a Nevada prison for his role in a Las Vegas robbery involving pieces of memorabilia that previously belonged to him. O.J. was famously tried over the killings, pleaded not guilty and was acquitted in 1995. The two were found dead in Los Angeles on June 13, 1994, and Simpson's subsequent trial created a media frenzy that spawned countless books, documentaries and TV dramas.

In a subsequent lawsuit in 1997, he was found liable for their "wrongful deaths" and ordered to pay the families $33.5 million in damages. But in a sharp contrast to Simpson's series of casual posts, sent from golf courses and sunny backyards, it's Kim Goldman that's gaining traction on the internet.

O.J. Simpson attends a parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center July 20, 2017 in Lovelock, Nevada.

Focusing on the positives may become a challenge for Simpson on Twitter based on some of the responses he has received to his early morning tweet.

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