New York, NY – November 20, 2006 – News Corporation Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch today announced that the company has canceled publication of the book If I Did It as well as the corresponding FOX broadcast network special.
Mr. Murdoch said: “I and senior management agree with the American public that this was an ill-considered project. We are sorry for any pain this has caused the families of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown-Simpson."
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You know, the fact that they even considered publishing this book is arse-headed. I hope heads roll, and some insensitive over-paid executives get fired.