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Guess Whom Connie Britton Will Play in the O.J. Simpson Miniseries on FX

UpdatePosted 03/23/2015 02:50PM

Guess Whom Connie Britton Will Play in the O.J. Simpson Miniseries on FX

Originally posted 03/23/2015 01:55PM

Connie Britton is jumping from the music scene to the trial of the century.

The Nashville star will join the FX miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson that's based on Jeffrey Toobin's best-selling book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson.

The miniseries's executive producer Ryan Murphy revealed her addition to the cast via Twitter on Monday.

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The Stories Behind 10 Bizarre Celebrity Middle Names

The Stories Behind 10 Bizarre Celebrity Middle Names

Originally posted 03/10/2015 05:10PM

We know it's been on your calendar all year. You've likely been counting down the days, and now that day has arrived – Middle Name Appreciation Day. March 10 is a day to be thankful for your underappreciated middle name, a name which doesn't get much love or notoriety unless you're filling out a DMV form … or if you're in trouble with your mother.

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Nicole Brown Simpson's Father Dies

Nicole Brown Simpson's Father, Louis Brown Jr., Dies

Originally posted 07/05/2014 05:05PM

The father of Nicole Brown Simpson – whose ex-husband, football legend O.J. Simpson was charged with and ultimately acquitted of her murder in the 1995 trial of the century – has died, his daughter, Denise Brown, tells PEOPLE.

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The 4 Most Popular O.J. Simpson Conspiracy Theories

If the Theory Doesn't Fit, You Must Acquit: The 4 Most Popular O.J. Conspiracy Theories

Originally posted 06/14/2014 09:15PM

Two decades after one of the most polarizing trials in American history, our nation has generally settled on a consensus about the O.J. Simpson trial: 1) He probably did it, and, 2) The LAPD blew the case by mishandling forensic evidence.

But as with other news events where objective truth has become buried under years of gossip and rumor, the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman have attracted a fair share of experts who are convinced they've figured out what really happened June 12, 1994. Perhaps that's a consequence of a cultural flashpoint where nobody on either side of the debate got any semblance of closure.

No matter if they're serious journalists or Internet crackpots, all Simpson conspiracy theorists are convinced they can do what a year of courtroom drama could not: Crack the case, once and for all.

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20 Years Later: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman Remembered

20 Years Later: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman Remembered

Originally posted 06/12/2014 02:50PM

Before it was about the mother of slow-speed car chases, an N-word-spouting detective, The Tonight Show's Dancing Itos or a glove that, on the day, did not fit, the O.J. Simpson case was about the June 12, 1994, slayings of two innocent people: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

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Nicole Brown Simpson's Sister on Overcoming Tragedy: 'Time Does Heal'

Nicole Brown Simpson's Sister on Overcoming Tragedy: 'Time Does Heal'

Originally posted 03/13/2014 10:00AM

Tanya Brown shares how she battled depression, and came out on top, after the 1994 murder of her sister

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Tanya Brown on the Murder of Her Sister Nicole Brown Simpson: 'Time Does Heal'

Tanya Brown on the Murder of Her Sister Nicole Brown Simpson: 'Time Does Heal'

Originally posted 03/13/2014 10:00AM

Tanya Brown talks to PEOPLE's Howard Breuer about overcoming tragedy and how she feels about O.J. Simpson today

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Nicole Brown Simpson's Murder 20 Years Later: Sister Reveals Family's Pain

Nicole Brown Simpson's Murder 20 Years Later: Sister Reveals Family's Pain

Originally posted 03/12/2014 02:45PM

Tanya Brown remembers that day in June 1994 as if it were yesterday: waking up to her sister Denise's anguished screams, rushing to her and struggling to comprehend when Denise cried, "She's dead! He killed her! Coco's dead!"

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