Faye Resnick found instant fame when she released a book during the infamous O.J. Simpson murder trial detailing her friendship with Nicole Brown and her unflattering perception of Simpson. After the trial, Resnick wrote another book, posed for Playboy, and appeared in several reality shows. 

Faye Resnick is African American, Spanish, and Italian

Faye Resnick was born on July 3, 1957, to an African-American father and a Spanish-Italian mother. She grew up alongside three siblings. 

Resnick said she had a difficult childhood. She stated that after her biological father abandoned the family, her mother married an abusive man. Resnick accused her stepfather of abusing her for wetting the bed. She described her mom as a religious fanatic who predicted that the end of the world was near. Resnick said that the prophecy prompted her to rush into her first sexual encounter prematurely.