Former football star Simpson--who appeared alongside Smith in the 1994 film Naked Gun 33 1/3--wants his name added to the list of possible dads, which already includes Larry Birkhead, Howard K. Stern and Frederic Von Anhalt.
But the 59-year-old's paternity claim to a Caucasian baby--made to Norman Pardo, a videographer who documented Simpson between 2000 and 2005--appears to have been made in jest.
Pardo tells PageSix.com, "(He) said he was throwing his hat into the ring. He said he knew Anna Nicole pretty well, and he said he had slow-moving sperm, and he might be the father."
Simpson claims he doesn't want to be named as Dannielynn's dad so Fred Goldman--who is pursuing him for damages after winning a multimillion-dollar civil suit over the murder of his son Ron and Simpson's wife Nicole--can't make a claim over Smith's fortunes.
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