Kato tapes air `rage, fury' of O.J., Nicole
Jonathan T. Lovitt ; Richard Price
LOS ANGELES - Brian "Kato" Kaelin, who testified about two shouting
matches between O.J. Simpson and his ex-wife, says in interviews for a book the
two had "innumerable examples of rage, fury, arguments and fights."
"Frankly, it was devastating and shocking," says lawyer Leonard Marks, who
says the tapes repeatedly contradict Kaelin's testimony in the case.
Marks represents author Marc Eliot, who taped Kaelin for 16 hours for a book
that is written but not published.
Defense lawyer Johnnie Cochran said the tapes are "totally contrary to what
(Kaelin) testified to," but added, "I have to go with his testimony."
Kaelin's lawyer, Michael Plotkin, said his client stands by his trial testimony and
called Marks "a bit intemperate when he accuses Kato Kaelin of committing
Outside court, prosecutors said they may try to recall Kaelin. He says, on the
tapes, Nicole Simpson often said Simpson "was going to kill her."