Simpson Ordered Pay Royalties To Goldman Family

0
0
Subscribe to OJ Simpson alerts

LATEST: A Los Angeles judge has ordered OJ Simpson to pay any income he received from past work, including movies, television and commercials, directly to the family of murder victim RON GOLDMAN. Superior Court Judge GERALD ROSENBERG made his ruling on the royalties yesterday (20FEB07), but rejected the family's bid to collect Simpson's earnings on future projects. The former US football star was acquitted in October 2005 of murder charges in the 12 June 1994 slayings of his ex-wife NICOLE BROWN SIMPSON and Goldman. A civil court later held him liable for the murders in a wrongful death lawsuit and ordered him to pay $35.5 million (GBP18 million), which has largely remained unpaid. Simpson's attorney, YALE GALANTER, claims royalties Simpson received from past work on films such as the Naked Gun movies amount to almost nothing. He explains, "Last year Simpson's royalty checks from all of his movies were less than 39 cents. They got kicked to the curb again. Every door they're banging on gets slammed." Goldman's attorney, DAVID J COOK, insists the ruling on past royalties was a step in the right direction, adding, "We presume there is money and we're not going to take their word for it." The judge deferred ruling on a third request by the Goldmans to collect any advance money Simpson may have received for the book and TV show IF I DID IT, in which Simpson explains how he might have committed the murders. The book was abandoned after a public backlash and Simpson claims he has already spent the advance he received for the project. A hearing on the matter has been scheduled for 13 March (07).


Contactmusic

Tags: OJ Simpson - Naked Gun

0
0
Subscribe to OJ Simpson alerts
Advertisement

More Oj Simpson

David Schwimmer Joins 'American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson' Cast As Robert Kardashian

Friends star David Schwimmer has reportedly been cast in American Crime Story, a new anthology series created by American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy. David...

Ryan Murphy To Create Yet Another FX Anthology Series, 'American Crime Story', Focussing On O.J. Simpson

American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy is set to develop another anthology series for AHS' network FX, entitled American Crime Story. Ryan Murphy created American...

OJ Simpson Isn't Serving Life, So Why Is He Trying To End His Own?

OJ Simpson has been on a hunger strike in jail for at least five days after he said "I used to live my way, and...

Advertisement

O.J. Simpson Party In Jail - Disgraced Footballer Enjoys Super Bowl Party On the Inside

OJ Simpson might be locked up in jail but that posed no problems when it came to enjoying the Super Bowl. Simpson apparently had a...

O.J. Simpson Still in Prison and in OVER $500,000 Tax Debt

O.J. Simpson is still in prison for a robbery in Las Vegas back in 2007, but he's in trouble with the law again after receiving...

O.J. Simpson Taxes Reach $515,017: Why Does He Refuse To Pay Up?

O.J. Simpson, taxes. Two things that seemingly do not go hand in hand. We're not sure who the footballer-turned-criminal's accountant is, but they need sacking...

O.J. Simpson Taxes Take Centre Stage in Fresh Case

O.J Simpson’s Taxes are under scrutiny, after, in the year 2000, he failed to pay over $300k in taxes to the State...

Advertisement

Comments

OJ Simpson Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on OJ Simpson

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All