OJ Simpson has denied being the father of Khloe Kardashian as he rubbished rumours of a past romance with her mother Kris Jenner.
In a video message posted on Twitter on Father's Day, the former NFL star criticised "bogus" and "tasteless" stories suggesting he had a sexual relationship with Jenner.
Jenner's former husband, Robert Kardashian, was part of Simpson's legal team when he was cleared of the brutal murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman in a 1995 trial that gripped the world.
Simpson said: "Bob Kardashian, he was like a brother to me. He was a great guy.
"He met and married Kris and they really had a terrific time together, when they were together. Unfortunately that ended.
"But never, and I want to stress never, in any way shape or form, have I ever had any interest in Kris romantically or sexually.
"And I never got any indication that she ever had any interest in me. So all of these stories are just bogus. Bad. Tasteless."
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Simpson said he was "very proud" of Khloe Kardashian and her sisters, before adding: "Just like I know Bob would be if he was here.
"The simple fact of the matter is – she's not mine."
Simpson signed off the message by saying: "Happy Father's Day. Take care."
The 71-year-old launched his Twitter account last week with a video post saying he had a "little gettin' even to do".