Kim Kardashian West: My dad would have been my study partner'
Kim Kardashian West says her late father would have been her “study partner” as she trains to become a lawyer.The 39-year-old reality star is currently going through law school in the hopes of one day following in the footsteps of her late father, Robert Kardashian, who was a lawyer that most famously worked as O. J. Simpson's defence attorney during his 1995 murder trial.Kim has said she always dreamed of being a lawyer like her father - who passed away in 2003 - and wishes he was still around to help her study for her bar exam, which she hopes to take in 2022.She said: "He once said to me, '...
O.J. Simpson prosecutor to defend Pop Smoke's alleged killer
The Welcome to the Party hitmaker, real name Bashar Barakah Jackson, was shot and killed in February (20), during what appeared to be a home invasion robbery at his rented home in the Hollywood Hills.Four males were charged in relation to the slaying last month (Jul20), and now it's been revealed Darden will represent 19-year-old Corey Walker, who is one of the two adults facing at least life in prison, and the possibility of a death sentence, if convicted.Walker and his co-defendant, Keandre Rodgers, 18, were arraigned in court on Monday (24Aug20) on charges of "murder with the special circum...
As parents rush to form pandemic learning pods, some kids are left behind
AUSTIN, Texas — Kindergarten was supposed to be a big year for Presley Simpson, but the 5-year-old won’t be setting foot inside her kindergarten classroom.As Texas emerged as a coronavirus hot spot this summer, her mom, Cristen Simpson, came up with a different plan: Presley and a friend in her South Austin neighborhood will attend school online, with the help of a teaching facilitator, who also will guide the children through enrichment activities, such as art and physical activities.“I don’t want to send her where she has to sit in her desk all day, where she can’t hug her friends or see her...
'Run OJ Run': 25 years since the world's most famous police chase
Los Angeles (AFP) - It was the car chase that brought a nation screeching to a halt.On June 17, 1994, a white Ford Bronco containing a fugitive OJ Simpson led a convoy of police cars down southern California's freeways -- and 95 million Americans couldn't take their eyes off it.Coverage of massive sporting events like the NBA finals and US Open was interrupted with footage of the chase, while Domino's Pizza reported record delivery orders from viewers unwilling to miss a single moment. Twenty-five years later that moment captured by hovering TV helicopters and breathless newsmen, and broadcast...
25 years after grisly murders, OJ Simpson turns to Twitter
Washington (AFP) - Just days after the 25th anniversary of the gruesome double murder of which he was accused but acquitted, OJ Simpson has opened a Twitter account with a vow to do "a little getting even.""Hey, Twitter world, this is yours truly," the former football star and actor says in a video that, for now, is his only post. Simpson lawyer Malcolm LaVergne confirmed to CNN that the account was authentic, as was the video, apparently filmed by Simpson on a smartphone in the yard of a Las Vegas residence.Simpson's Twitter account -- @TheRealOJ32 -- refers to the number he wore on his jerse...