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O.J.’s Cruel Sendoff: Simpson Skips Funeral Of His Best Friend

Mar. 30 2018, Updated 11:38 a.m. ET

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O.J. Simpson skipped the funeral of his longtime friend, telling Tom Scotto’s family that he would be there but then never showing up, RadarOnline.com exclusively learned.

What's more — Scotto’s daughter even confronted The Juice about his affair with her stepmother.

“O.J. didn’t come to the funeral and we were all really surprised about that because he did call to say that he’d be there but then at the last minute he didn’t show up,” Nicole Scotto, 28, told Radar.

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“Nobody came from the O.J. family. A lot of people said they were going to be there and they sent some flowers, but nobody did actually show.”

Scotto stood by Simpson’s side after he was accused of killing Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, and even offered to let the ex-con move into his Florida house when he was released from a Nevada prison in 2017.

“It was disappointing because my dad did a lot for O.J.,” Nicole said. “And I don’t think that was right because my dad was there for every court appearance, every hearing – he was there for him.”

Simpson called Scotto’s ex-wife Maria and asked about the funeral arrangements. He told Maria, ”Well, you know I’ll be there,” Nicole said.

But that never happened.

“Nobody showed up – just a small arrangement (of flowers) that they sent.

“We got some phone calls from people in his (O.J.’s) family – and that was about it. Everybody asked about the arrangements, but nobody showed. Yeah, it was pretty disappointing.”

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Nicole also told Radar that she confronted Simpson about the affair he had with Scotto’s second wife – the sexy Brazilian – but he blew her off by saying: “’Ah I don’t know.’ He just didn’t seem that concerned about it.”

Several years before Scotto’s wedding ceremony in Las Vegas, he had a threesome with the bride, a move that broke Scotto’s heart. "After everything I did for O.J., that was complete betrayal," Scotto told Radar before his death. "I was a brother to him."

Scotto’s daughter spoke to Simpson’s daughter Arnelle after she spotted a Facebook post describing his dire condition.

“She asked me ‘how’s he doing’ and my response was ‘he’s not doing well so in case anyone wants to reach out to him — now would be the time.’”

Nicole told Radar her father never mentioned that Simpson contacted him before his death.

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