Is OJ Simpson Khloe Kardashian's Dad? Reality Starlet's Name Comes Up Amid Athlete's Death

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A 2012 episode of "KUWTK" addressed the rumours of Kris Jenner and OJ Simpson's affair, though Khloe wasn't interested in taking a DNA test at the time.

OJ Simpson's passing on Wednesday (April 10) is sad news, though not everyone agrees why. Some are mourning the loss of an incredible football player, while others are disappointed that we may never truly know whether he killed his ex-wife. Along with that mystery, there's also the rumours of Simpson being the father of Khloe Kardashian, which are resurfacing online after his death. As you may recall, the gossip began spreading over a decade ago, after Kris Jenner spoke about cheating on her late ex-husband, Robert Kardashian. It's since been addressed on the famous family's KUWTK reality show, though not everyone is convinced the moment was authentic.

As Us Weekly notes, after separating from Jenner, the Kardashian patriarch married Jan Ashley before his 2003 death. In 2012, she claimed that Robert told her that Khloe (his and Kris' third child) isn't biologically his. "Khloe is not his kid — he told me that after we got married," Ashley previously alleged. "He just kind of looked at me and said [it] like it was a matter of fact. He said, ‘Well, you know that Khloé’s not really a Kardashian, don’t you? And I said … ‘OK,’ and that was it." Because the late lawyer worked on Simpson's defense team, connections between him and Jenner quickly arose.

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However, the former NFLer has said that the 68-year-old wasn't his type back in the day. "I always thought Kris was a cute girl. She was really nice, but I was dating supermodels," he said on the Full Send podcast in 2022. When asked about the Good American founder allegedly being his daughter, Simpson added, "The rumour ain’t true. It’s not even anywhere close to being true."

All the feuds taking place between our favourite rappers this spring has made social media a chaotic but entertaining environment. Now, OJ Simpson's death is adding to the mix as reactions continue to pour in. Check out some standouts that we found on Twitter/X at the link below, and tap back in with HNHH later for more hip-hop/pop culture news updates.

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Hayley Hynes is the former Weekend Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop, she stepped down after two years in 2024 to pursue other creative opportunities but remains on staff part-time to cover music, gossip, and pop culture news. Currently, she contributes similar content on Blavity and 21Ninety, as well as on her personal blog where she also offers tarot/astrology services. Hayley resides on the western side of Canada, previously spending a year in Vancouver to study Fashion Marketing at Blanche Macdonald Centre and Journalism at Mount Royal University in Calgary before that. She's passionate about helping others heal through storytelling, and shares much more about her life on Instagram @hayleyhynes.