Happiest Day of HER Life?

With an arm firmly around the waist of her adoring husband and as she gazes up at his handsome face; Nicole talks about the ‘happiest day of my life’.

Alas, their union as man and wife lasted a mere seven years and all that remains to us of that fateful day in 1985 are the poignant images of the happy couple and that unanswered question – how could it have all gone so terribly wrong? Continue reading Happiest Day of HER Life?

Justice Will Be Done – NOT!

Nicole Simpson penned a shocking letter only five weeks before her grisly murder – a letter that detailed every beating she suffered at the hands of O.J. Simpson

STAR magazine has learned that the painful revelations were handwritten on three pages by Nicole in early May – and given to a lawyer along with her hastily completed will.

It was as if she’d had an eerie premonition of her impending doom. Continue reading Justice Will Be Done – NOT!

The Loss of a Proud Possession…

Simpson was, at that moment, losing his proudest possession, his wife. Fed up with O.J.’s abuse and his womanizing, she left Simpson in March of 1992.

His jealous ranting showed up on another 911 tape in 1993. Nicole had called the police after Simpson had kicked in the french doors at the back of the house. On the tape, Simpson’s careful diction is gone.

“He’s going to beat the s–t out of me,” Nicole pleads with the operator. Continue reading The Loss of a Proud Possession…

Can We Get Worked Up About Abuse?

As the O.J. Simpson case continues to unfold, the national spotlight has begun to focus on the horrors of domestic violence and the abuse of women.

In 1989, Simpson pleaded “no contest” to abusing his then wife, and the recent release of 911 tapes gave a glimpse of one of his abusive tirades.

Ms. Chapman pointed out, “It takes something like Nicole Brown Simpson losing her life to get people all worked up…

Continue reading Can We Get Worked Up About Abuse?

A ‘Drop-Dead’ Soundbite for Violence

The voice is, by turns angry, exasperated, terrified and, finally resigned. It is her second 911 call within 10 minutes.

In the background, a man is screaming – about children, tabloids, an old boyfriend. The words are only semi-audible, but his rage needs no amplification.

“Could you get someone over here now, to 325 Gretna Green. He’s back. Please”, asks Nicole Simpson.

“What does he look like?” asks the operator. Continue reading A ‘Drop-Dead’ Soundbite for Violence

Footnote to an Astonishing Fate?

After the bloody steps, the heart-rending funerals, the surreal chase through the twilight of Los Angeles, O.J. Simpson surrendered himself into the darkness his life has become.

It was a peaceful end, a surprisingly peaceful end, to a week that was drenched in trauma, tension and blood. Continue reading Footnote to an Astonishing Fate?