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Fox Kills OJ Double Murder Book And Interview

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Apparently the book didn't fit either.

When even Bill O'Reilly said that the fictitious book and made-for-tv interview were in bad taste you knew there was trouble in sleezadise.

Today Rupert Murdoch himself, a man so old he could drive a Buick through a serene Farmers Market crowd and get away with murder, canceled plans to publish the fiction by ReganBooks called "If I Did It", and the subsequent two-part interview of O.J. Simpson by Judith Regan, claiming it didn't belong in the Fox family.

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"I and senior management agree with the American public that this was an ill-considered project," News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch said in a statement today. "We are sorry for any pain that his has caused the families of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson."

Because the book is completed, odds are Simpson (or his family) was paid for his time, thus OJ got to eat his cake and have it to, in the sense that he received millions of dollars without having to publicly describe how he, allegedly, murdered his ex-wife and her friend, the waiter.

AP photo by Vince Bucci