Jodi shares this story in the Hollywood Outsider at 33:26
O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after serving nearly nine years in prison for a 2007 armed robbery in Las Vegas. But the former NFL superstar and movie actor’s future outside of prison may not be so rosy.One option for Simpson would be to return to a life of memorabilia sales and autograph signings.Simpson’s involvement in the world of memorabilia sales was what got him a nine-to-33-year sentence for his role in a 2007 incident that unfolded in a Las Vegas hotel room.Simpson and armed associates allegedly confronted two memorabilia dealers and took pieces of memorabilia from them.The “Juice” was convicted on charges including kidnapping, armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.The former college and pro football star said at his sentencing that he was trying to reclaim family heirlooms and other personal items that had been stolen from him, and claimed he was unaware his associates were carrying guns.
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