Ford Bronco Reveal Moved From O.J. Simpsonís Birthday


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Ford Motor Co. is postponing the introduction of its Bronco SUV by four days after word got out that its previous unveiling just happened to fall on the same day as the birthday of O.J. Simpson.

You may recall that in 1994, Simpson was infamously riding in a white Bronco along Los Angeles freeways being driven by his longtime friend Al Cowlings. Coverage of the chase was covered live by every major TV news station in America. Simpson was attempting to flee police as he faced charges of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend. His birthday, July 9, happened to be the Bronco's planned reveal date.

That has now been moved to July 13.

My friend, Ford spokesperson Mark Truby said the automaker was adamant the July 9 date was "purely coincidental."

The Bronco originally was expected to be revealed this spring, but those plans were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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