O.J. Simpson Got $50,000 for Take-Two Game
Video-game maker Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) paid former football star O.J. Simpson $50,000 for the right to use his likeness in the company's controversial game All-Pro Football 2K8.
Simpson was paid $25,000 within 30 days of the contract being signed last January, with the rest scheduled to be paid within a month of the release of the game, according to a contract obtained by TheStreet.com between Take-Two and Justin Communications, which represented Simpson in the deal.
All-Pro Football 2K8 was released in July.
The signed contract also stated that if the deal between Take-Two and Simpson was renewed for an additional two years, Simpson would receive $50,000 in full upon renewal.However, Simpson likely didn't have much of a chance to enjoy his payday. Last month, a Los Angeles court
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