UPDATE Despite having stood trial for killing two people– one of them his ex wife and mother of two of his children– OJ Simpson told a parole board today: “I’ve never lived a criminal life” and “I’m a conflict free guy.” I don’t know about you, but I did spit take when he said these things. Simpson has insisted to the parole board that he’s a good guy, a good Christian, and just “wants to get back to his kids and his friends.”
OJ Simpson’s parole hearing in Nevada is taking place right now. He’s been in jail for 9 years for a robbery gone wrong when he tried to back– with a weapon–souvenirs he thought belonged to him.
He never went to jail for the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman in 1994. He was acquitted by a criminal jury but held accountable for them by a civil jury.
Everyone cashed in the OJ Simpson murders, from OJ himself to a cast of characters including Kato Kaelin, Faye Resnick and even Kris Kardashian Jenner who loves to use tidbits from that story to fuel her celebrity.
Even OJ’s sister flogged a book proposal at the time. Nicole Brown’s family sold videos of Nicole and OJ’s wedding. Nicole’s sisters started a charity and ran it into the ground.