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397272 06: Former NFL star and actor O.J. Simpson testifies in Miami-Dade County Court during the third day of his "road rage" trial October 23, 2001 in Miami, Florida. Simpson is on trial for allegedly attacking a Miami motorist in December of 2000. If found guilty, Simpson faces up to 16 years in prison. (Pool Photo/Getty Images)

OJ Simpson‘s death divides the internet. It’s no secret that the death of OJ Simpson is quite the controversy. Yes he was a football star. But he was also acquitted of a double murder that took place back in 1994. This acquittal divided the world and gave us the ever popular saying “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.” No matter how you may have felt about OJ as a person, his death yesterday may have come to a shock to you.

OJ’s loses battle with cancer

OJ had been battling cancer and was in hospice for the final days of his life. According to a statement from the Simpson family: “On April 10th, our father, Orenthal James Simpson, succumbed to his battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his children and grandchildren. During this time of transition, his family asks that you please respect their wishes for privacy and grace.”

OJ’s death divides the internet

As you can expect, much like OJ’s acquittal, his death is also dividing the internet. If you were on social media at all yesterday, you saw people offering sympathies to his family. You saw people expressing condolences. But you also saw people celebrating. Many were suggesting he was going to hell. Whatever side you are on, it made for some interesting conversation and some piping hot tea.

Here are some of the more jaw dropping reactions to the death of OJ Simpson.

  • Caitlyn Jenner "Good riddance"

    Caitlyn Jenner has always publicly expressed she believed OJ was guilty. Caitlyn publicly said at one point: “I believe he got away with two savage murders.” Caitlyn would go on to marry Kris Jenner, the then widow of Robert Kardashian who was on the OJ Simpson defense team.

  • NY Post "real killer is dead"

    Well it’s not hard to determine which side the NY Post is on. The front page today read “Real Killer is Dead.” They event went on to publicly call him a murderer and a liar.

  • Satan "OJ Simpson just arrived"

    Many feel OJ is going to hell for what he “did.” There is a Satan parody account on X called @s8n and it posted “OJ Simpson just arrived down here wtf.”

  • SNL's skit shortly after the verdict was EPIC

    @TrungTPhan on X reminded us of the time Tim Meadows played OJ Simpson in an SNL skit. He ended up writing “I did it” on the screen. This skit is still talked about today.

  • RIP to Khloe Kardashian's dad

    Many X users reacted by saying RIP to Khloe Kardashian’s dad. You’ll remember there were rumors for years that OJ was Khloe’s dad. This after he allegedly had an affair with Kris Jenner. A DNA on their show proved otherwise.

    Why People Think O.J. Simpson Was Khloe Kardashian's Dad

    Khloe Kardashian's paternity has been the subject of widespread speculation, with some thinking O.J. Simpson was her father

  • OJ confessed?

    Did OJ really confess? In a parody account on X @therealoj32 posted “I just want yall to know. I did that s**t.”

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