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Sacha Baron Cohen tries to trick OJ Simpson into confessing

In the final episode of Sacha Baron Cohen’s undercover project, the comedian tries to get O.J. Simpson to confess to the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown.

The episode of “Who Is America?” aired Sunday night, and showed Cohen portraying his character Gio Monaldo, an Italian fashion photographer.

In the clip, Cohen and Simpson trade jokes about Cohen’s character trying to kill his girlfriend, who makes a brief appearance in the interview. The two exchange a high-five while joking about cutting a bungee-jumping cord “extra long.”

{mosads}“Sometimes I want to completely kill her,” Cohen says of his girlfriend. “If I do, you’ll introduce me to [Johnnie] Cochran?”

Simpson responds by laughing and saying, “I would have to introduce you in the afterlife.”

“What, you didn’t kill him too, did you?” Cohen’s character replies. Cochran, Simpson’s defense lawyer, died in 2005 from a brain tumor.

At one point, Cohen asks Simpson to explain “what happened the night with the wife?”

“Well, first of all, she wasn’t my wife,” Simpson responds. “We had been divorced. And second of all, I didn’t do it.”

“We want you to be 100 percent truthful how you got away with it,” Cohen says.

Simpson was famously acquitted in 1995 in the stabbing murders of Brown and Ron Goldman.

“Me and you, we’ve got something in common,” Cohen tells Simpson in the clip. “We’re both ladykillers … In Italian it translates to ‘somebody who murders women.’ “

Simpson laughs and tells Cohen to “stop” throughout the interview, but interjects to defend himself.

“I didn’t kill nobody,” he says.

Cohen has said that there will not be a second season of the Showtime series, in which he tricked a number of Republican political figures and others into making humiliating or offensive comments. The series ended without airing an interview with former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R).

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