O.J. Simpson lastly acquired his palms on that iPhone he’d heard a lot about whereas serving 9 years in jail — and he couldn’t work out find out how to work it.
Simpson has relocated to North Vegas, the place on Thursday, his fifth day after being paroled, he was noticed scratching his head over the newfangled know-how at a Verizon Retailer.
“My son was the one who pointed him out, saying ‘Mother, look that’s OJ!’” new neighbor Diana Pulliam informed Radar of recognizing Simpson, who was on the Verizon together with his daughter, Arnelle.
Simpson is 70, and has been behind bars since 2008 – the yr after the iPhone debuted — for armed theft and kidnapping, so he discovered the shop’s Apple gadgetry perplexing, Pulliam stated.
“I talked to him for a couple of minutes,” she stated. “He seemed like he didn’t need to be right here” in north Vegas, she stated.
“He stated, ‘I’ve no selection, I’m caught right here,’ after which he simply laughed,” she remembered.
“He was very good, smiling, and really personable,” she added. “It was truly a pleasure to satisfy him.”
Pulliam advised Radar that Simpson was struggling, “determining how you can work the iPhone” he’d simply bought.
“He’s in all probability nonetheless determining how one can work the telephone proper now,” she stated. “I imply, he’s been in jail for 9 years with no telephone!”
Previous to his being paroled, Simpson’s lawyer, Malcolm LaVergne, had informed Good Morning America his shopper was wanting ahead to “the quite simple pleasures” of life, together with consuming seafood and steak, and getting his palms on a brand new iPhone.
Simpson was infamously acquitted of the 1994 murders of ex-spouse Nicole Brown and good friend Ron Goldman, however was later discovered culpable for his or her deaths in a civil trial.