O.J. Simpson’s Parole Is Not in Jeopardy Because He Let Loose the Juice in His Prison Cell

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A rumor spread across the internet and social media Wednesday that O.J. Simpson could miss out on the possibility of parole because he had been caught by a female corrections officer masturbating in his cell. People were amused by the fact that something as seemingly innocuous as relieving his sexual urges into a sock (or a tissue or a towel or whatever) could cause O.J. to have to remain in prison.

Originally reported by the Daily Mail, the rumor was repeated by other outlets including the New York Post, Death and Taxes and Perez Hilton, among others.

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TMZ refuted the rumor, reporting that an official statement from Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada indicates the following:

“It is against Nevada Department of Corrections policy to release inmate disciplinary history to the public. It is also against policy to release inaccurate information. No official from our department would have released the information in question.”

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