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O.J. Simpson and Khloé Kardashian Paternity Rumors Explained



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Khloé Kardashian has been topic to long-standing paternity rumors, notably the hypothesis linking her to the late O.J. Simpson, who handed away from most cancers on April 10, 2024.

These swirling rumors intensified after Khloé’s mother, Kris Jenner’s, memoir, Kris Jenner and All Issues Kardashian, was launched in November 2011, the place she disclosed having an affair throughout her marriage to the late Robert Kardashian. She has at all times denied an affair with Simpson.

The rumor mills started churning much more vigorously following the loss of life of Robert in 2003. His then-wife, Jan Ashley, claimed in a 2012 interview with Star that Robert had confessed to her that Khloé was not his organic daughter, stating, “He simply type of checked out me and stated [it] prefer it was a matter of reality. He stated, ‘Effectively, that Khloé’s probably not a Kardashian, do not you? And I stated … ‘OK,’ and that was it.”

Khloe Kardashian is seen on March 21, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. Longstanding rumors about O.J. Simpson being Khloé’s father proceed to swirl after his loss of life on April 11.

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Including to the controversy, Simpson, who was represented by Robert throughout his 1995 homicide trial, was rumored to be Khloé’s actual father. The idea gained traction amongst the general public and was even addressed on a 2012 episode of Preserving Up With the Kardashians. Within the episode titled “Who’s Your Daddy,” Kris, 68, makes an attempt to persuade her daughter to take a DNA check, asserting that it was one thing Khloé “wants as a way to really feel full.”

Khloé, 39, remained adamant about her parentage. “My dad is Robert Kardashian. My different dad is [Caitlyn] Jenner. I do not want somebody to inform me who my household is. I’ve had the blessing of getting two phenomenal fathers. I do not want a DNA check to show who my father is,” she declared on the present.

Simpson himself has denied the rumors, emphasizing their falsity on the Full Ship podcast in December 2022. “The rumor ain’t true. It is not even wherever near being true,” he said, dismissing the claims linked to his relationship with Kris. He admitted to being drawn to Kris, nevertheless, saying, “I at all times thought Kris was a cute woman. She was very nice. However, , I used to be courting supermodels!”

The Kardashian household’s connection to Simpson dates again to the 1994 homicide trial of his spouse, Nicole Brown Simpson, the place Robert served on Simpson’s protection staff. Simpson was acquitted of the homicide costs in 1995 however was later discovered liable in a civil trial.

Correction 04/12/24 09:37 a.m. ET: This text was up to date with a correction to the date of loss of life