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O.J. Simpson Confession Interview: First Footage Debuts From Fox’s Controversial 2006 Special — Watch

Fox shelved its sit-down with Simpson in 2006, but now the network will finally air it in a two-hour special this month.

“O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession?”

“O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession?”

Fox’s announcement earlier this month that it would be airing its 2006 O.J. Simpson interview for the first time in 12 years caused a strong reaction online, and now the broadcast network has debuted the first-look footage from the controversial sit-down.

Book editor and publisher Judith Regan interviewed Simpson in 2006 for a book she was working on with Harper Collins titled “If I Did It.” The interview featured Simpson giving “a shocking hypothetical account” of the night that his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman were murdered. Fox canceled the special after it was revealed Simpson received a $3.5 million paycheck for the sit-down. While the book was later released, the special has never aired until now.

The 2006 intervene will air as part of a two-hour special called “O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession?” The program will hosted by Soledad O’Brien and feature a panel of analysts giving context to the interview.

The two-hour special will air Sunday, March 11 at 8pm ET. Watch the first footage below.

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