The People vs OJ Simpson

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I am really late to this party, but we just finished watching The People vs OJ Simpson and oh my gosh, I have so many thoughts!!

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First of all, I thought the actors they picked so resembled the real-life people. The casting people did such a good job!

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I love Sterling K Brown from This is Us and he did an amazing job in this role.

I feel like I learned a ton more about this case until I watched it.

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I had no idea OJ’s friend had the exact same Bronco he did. I thought they were in OJ’s car.

Which brings me to another point.

I was about 13 when this happened, so I didn’t really understand or appreciate the magnitude of what was happening and how the circus of the trial really overshadowed the murder of 2 people.

But I have very distinct memories of trying to watch the NBA finals with my friends Erin and Lisa. We were having a sleepover at Erin’s house and in the middle of curling our hair, we watched the Bronco chase live.

What the heck were our parents thinking letting us watch this?!?!

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So many questions remain.

Did these two really have a sort of fling? Or was it for TV?

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Did he really go on a Hawaiian vacation in the middle of trial prep (!!!) and come home to a complete change in lead attorneys?

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Are you telling me that OJ Simpson is part of the reason why we all know who the Kardashians are?!?!

All in all, it was a really good mini-series.

 

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