Kato Kaelin Says He Received 'Constant Death Threats' During O.J. Simpson Trial

Kato Kaelin, who testified during O.J. Simpson's 1995 trial, told Barbara Walters that in "hindsight" he believes the former football player is guilty

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The O.J. Simpson trial wasn’t easy for witness Kato Kaelin, who was thrust into the spotlight as a witness and as a houseguest of Simpson’s.

“It was rather scary to know they knew where I lived. I had people that would actually slide notes under my door,” Kaelin says in an exclusive clip from Saturday’s Oprah: Where Are They Now? “Knowing that photos were taken of me where I lived and my privacy was over.”

Things got worse as the 1995 trial continued. Simpson was ultimately acquitted in the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman, though Kaelin believes he is guilty.

“I had a radio show, and in my radio show, there would be constant death threats to me. There would be faxes – ‘Kato should be killed,’ ” says Kaelin, 57. “I can tell you times I’d be driving my car and people would pull up next to me and threaten to fight. I can tell you numerous times people would come up behind me and spit at me.”

As for shaking his house guest image, Kaelin says it’s been difficult, but he’s moved forward.

“I’m a homeowner. Things are wonderful. My goal is to have someone live behind my house,” says Kaelin.

Oprah: Where Are They Now? airs Saturdays (10:00 pm ET) on OWN.

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