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O.J. Simpson ‘ejected and barred from Las Vegas hotel’

O.J. Simpson was ejected from Las Vegas’ Cosmopolitan Hotel for unruly behaviour.
The disgraced American football star, who was released from prison last month (Oc17) after serving nine years in prison for a 2007 armed robbery in the city, was thrown out of the hotel and casino on Wednesday night (08Nov17).
According to editors at TMZ.com, staff alleged the 70-year-old was barred as he had been drunk and disruptive and broke glasses at the Cosmopolitan’s Clique bar.
Speaking to Las Vegas news station Fox 5, Simpson’s lawyer Malcolm LaVergne confirmed his client had been ejected from the hotel, but denied it had been for drunken behaviour.
“The casino itself, they won’t comment on why they banned Mr. Simpson which I projected that they would do, but they were just saying these were wild reports,” he said. “So everything other than Mr. Simpson being trespassed from property are just false. They just exercised their right to ban him.”
The attorney has advised his client to report to his parole officer to discuss the incident – as drinking to excess would violate the terms of his parole.
“I was like, ‘Mr. Simpson, get on the phone call your parole officer get out ahead of this and let them deal with this. That’s what happened; they came out they tested him, talked to the Cosmopolitan, it’s a non-issue at this point,” he added.
LaVergne went on to call the allegations of drunkenness “malicious”.
Simpson escaped jail in 1995 when he was acquitted on charges of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. However in 1997 he was found liable for their deaths of and ordered to pay $33 million (£25 million) to their families.

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