O.J. Simpson Joins Twitter, Has Some "Gettin' Even to Do" (For Reals)

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Twenty-five years ago today, police pursued O.J. Simpson and friend A.C. Cowlings through the streets of Los Angeles in Simpson's now-infamous white Ford Bronco.

The rest, as they say, is history.

O.J. Simpson, Pre-Freedom

The chase led to an arrest, a shocking acquittal, a miniseries in which Ross from Friends says "Juice" a lot, and now ... the most bonkers social media account on the World Wide Web.

Yes, if you spent any time on Twitter this weekend, you probably noticed that O.J. was one of the site's top trends.

The sudden resurgence in popularity was not due to the former running back rushing off to the big endzone in the sky, as many initially assumed, but was instead a result of Simpson's terrifying message to the world:

“Hey Twitter World, this is yours truly," Simpson told fans in the video above, which was his first post to the micro-blogging platform.

"Now, coming soon to Twitter, you’ll get to read my thoughts and opinions on just about everything," the accused murderer cautioned.

"Now, there’s a lot of fake OJ accounts out there.

"So this one—@TheRealOJ32—is the only official one. So, this should be a lot of fun. I’ve got a little getting even to do. So God bless. Take care.”

Orenthal James Simpson

Yes, like just about every other pop cultural artifact from the '90s, O.J. is back and bigger than ever these days.

But unlike the Spice Girls or Full House, Simpson very likely snuffed out two human lives.

As for what O.J. means by "getting even," well -- we suppose we'll have to wait in terror to find out.

Of course, as many fans have pointed out, Simpson doesn't mess around when it comes to exacting revenge.

O.J. Tweets

In all likelihood, O.J. would've caught flak for joining Twitter at any point -- what with that nasty business involving his butchered ex-wife, and all.

But the 71-year-old has really incurred the wrath of the internet by making his announcement so close to the 25th anniversary of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

However, those hoping that Simpson will address his alleged crimes are likely to be disappointed, as O.J. says the topic is no longer up for discussion.

"My family and I have moved on to what we call the 'no negative zone,'" he said in a recent interview.

O.J. Simpson Parole Hearing Photo

"We focus on the positives."

Yeah, you wouldn't want to traumatize your kids by talking about their mother's murder.

That could really mess them up!

Anyway, welcome to Twitter, Juice.

You'll probably fit right in, and we mean that 100 percent as an insult.

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