OJ Simpson's final days were surrounded by family who were 'made to sign NDAs'

OJ Simpson died aged 76 following a cancer battle on April 10
OJ Simpson died aged 76 following a cancer battle -Credit:Getty Images

OJ Simpson died on Wednesday at the age of 76 following a cancer battle. His final moments saw him surrounded by family including his two youngest children at his side.

The former NFL star's family confirmed the news of his death on Thursday, April 11 in an emotional social media statement. The ex-American footballer has four kids, two of his youngest which he shared with Nicole Brown Simpson.

Sydney and Justin whom he shared with Nicole, and Simpson also has two older children, Jason and Arnelle, whose mum was Marguerite Whitley. Sources reported by the Mirror report family members started arriving on Friday after he was declining.

TMZ sources claimed everyone who visited the former sportsman in the days before his death were ordered to sign NDAs (Non-Disclosure Agreements) - a binding contract between two or more parties that prevents sensitive information from being shared with others.

This was reportedly the case for any family members, friends and even medical staff coming into contact with him during hospice care.

OJ Simpson
Nicole Brown Simpson and OJ's youngest two kids were said to be at his side during the final moments -Credit:WireImage

The late sports star was said to have 'dozens' of pals come to say their goodbyes, with close friends turning out in droves jetting out to Nevada where he was receiving end of life care.

It's unknown who would have visited him in Vegas after his battle with cancer was announced back in February. The outlet claimed Simpson stayed close with ex-Buffalo Bills teammate Al Cowlings although it's unclear if the pair were in contact.

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The appearance of Justin and Sydney could have been seen as a surprise following the allegations of Simpson murdering their mother - something he was found not guilty of in court. While he was acquitted of the charges, he was later found civilly liable for Brown's death and that of Ron Goldman too.

He was a prime suspect for Brown and her friend Goldman's deaths in 1994 but was acquitted by a jury in 1995 - a trial that left the US split. After his acquittal, he said: "I will pursue as my primary goal in life the killer or killers who slayed Nicole and Mr. Goldman... They are out there somewhere... I would not, could not and did not kill anyone."

After later being found civilly liable for their deaths, he wasr forced to pay out $33.5 million in damages to the victims' families. Reports suggest that Simpson had only paid the Ronald Goldman estate $123,000 as of February 2021.

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