OJ Simpson Mocked for Weighing Alex Murdaugh Trial in Bizarre Video

In an odd video that was posted on social media, OJ Simpson commented on the murder trial of infamous attorney Alex Murdaugh. After a protracted trial, Murdaugh, 54, was found guilty on Thursday of killing his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul, he is now awaiting punishment.

After three hours of deliberation, the jury announced their judgment as the well-known South Carolinian attorney stood without showing any emotion. After five weeks and the evidence of more than 70 witnesses, the trial was over.

OJ Simpson, a former running back for American football, also offered his opinions on the Murdaugh trial in a tape posted to Twitter on Thursday.

“It wouldn’t surprise me in the least if this guy beats this case,” the controversial celebrity said, implying that Murdaugh should be freed from his charges.

He did, however, emphasize that Murdaugh was more likely than not to have committed the crimes. The three-minute video was viewed by more than five million users on Twitter.

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Alex Murdaugh Could End Like OJ Simpson

OJ Simpson thought on Thursday that the jury in his own gory murdering case would reach the same verdict in the Murdaugh murder trial.

“I don’t know why they think I’m an expert,” the one-time murder suspect chuckled in a Twitter video captioned “People keep asking me my opinion of the Alex Murdaugh trial.”

Before Alex Murdaugh was convicted of fatally murdering his wife Maggie and son Paul on their spacious South Carolina property, Simpson had speculated that the disgraced lawyer would escape punishment.

Although Simpson acknowledged that he thought Murdaugh had committed the heinous crime, he was confident that there was enough room for doubt to clear Murdaugh, just as the jury had in his own widely publicized 1995 murder trial for the stabbing deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman.

Hundreds of comments pointing out the irony in Simpson’s video were made in response to the video. The Heisman Trophy winner’s decision to avoid taking the witness stand during his own murder trial, according to Simpson, was Murdaugh’s fatal error.

In a subsequent video, Simpson made a clear analogy between his own experience as a murder suspect and the Murdaugh case. The former football player claimed a sheriff’s deputy who was keeping watch over him in jail while he awaited the jury’s decision informed him he might anticipate being released from prison since it was obvious to the jury that police officers had lied in their evidence against Simpson.

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