Public outrage caused The New York Times to change its O.J. Simpson obituary notice after readers were outraged that the paper insisted that Simpson’s life was “ruined” by the murder charges lodged against him in 1995.

Simpson, who died of cancer at 76, led a storied life that all came crashing down after he was accused of the 199 5 murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman. He was put on trial for the murders in what was deemed at the time the “trial of the century.” Simpson was ultimately acquitted of the crime.

The Times apparently felt very badly for “The Juice,” and in its obituary, included the line, “He ran to football fame on the field and made fortunes in movies. But his world was ruined after he was charged with killing his former wife and her friend.”

That line, though, caused a backlash against the paper, according to the New York Post.

Soon enough, the “Old Gray Lady” made an alteration to the article, which now reads, “He ran to football fame and made fortunes in movies. His trial for the murder of his former wife and her friend became an inflection point on race in America.”

Regardless, the paper took much criticism for saying O.J.’s life was “ruined” by the murder charges without noting the loss of the murder victims.

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