Simpson said that Smith's slap was "wrong" but he "understood the feeling," while maintaining that he showed more restraint by failing to "b-slap" comedians in the past.
"She dodged that kiss like he was dodging that case," one commenter said of the former Heisman Trophy-winning runningback.
The former "Saturday Night Live" star, who was also a writer on "Rosanne," had reportedly been battling cancer for nine years.
Simpson, who currently lives in a golf course community in Las Vegas, is on parole after his 2017 prison release.
The trial of the century spanned nine months yet the jury found Simpson not guilty of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman in under four hours.
Ford hasn't released a SUV in their Bronco model line since 1996, but will unveil a brand new 2021 Bronco on July 9, which is also the birthday of O.J. Simpson, who famously used a white Ford Bronco in a police chase.
Simpson's appearance on the platform arrived close to the 25th anniversary of the murders of Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman
The former athlete owes money to the families of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman.
The infamous interview was documented 12 years ago but is only just now being released.
The lawyer blasts the family of slain Ron as 'professional victims.'
The former NFL player and convicted felon headed to Las Vegas after being released from a Nevada prison on parole on Sunday.
A month after Simpson was acquitted in Los Angeles of murdering Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman, Trump was on the Howard Stern Show saying O.J. was probably framed.
The former football star may be released as early as Monday.
"I've lived a conflict-free life," Simpson said.
O.J. Simpson denied any accusations of a criminal past during his parole hearing in Nevada.
It's hard to gauge what public opinion will be when the Juice is turned loose in 2017.
He started dealing crack in the projects. Then Shawn Carter moved to bigger things.
ESPN is rebranding its two programs exclusively dedicated to broadcast journalism with a pair of familiar faces at the helm.
The rise and fall of O.J. Simpson is an incredible American tragedy of epic scale.
The ESPN documentary "O.J.: Made in America" offers a powerful take on why O.J. Simpson's life and downfall resonate with so many.
"We don't know if it's a hoax but there's no nexus to the murders," LAPD Captain Andrew Neiman said.