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Orenthal James Simpson, nicknamed O.J., is a free man after he was discharged early from parole in Nevada. He is now free to roam the country and do whatever he pleases.

The former NFL legend was discharged from parole effective Dec. 6 -- two months early, a spokesperson for the Nevada Department of Public Safety confirmed to PEOPLE.
 
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Simpson, 74, had been on parole since 2017 after serving 9 years for armed robbery and kidnapping.

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"Mr. Simpson is a completely free man now," his Las Vegas attorney Malcolm LaVergne told the Associated Press.

It was not good news for the family of Ron Goldman.

The family filed a civil lawsuit against Simpson in 1995, following his acquittal on charges of killing his former wife Nicole Simpson and Goldman.

In 1997, a Santa Monica civil jury found Simpson unanimously liable for the wrongful death of Goldman and awarded plaintiff Fred Goldman (Goldman's father) $33,500,000 in damages.

In February 1999, an auction of Simpson's Heisman Trophy and other belongings netted almost $500,000 for the Goldman family.

Goldman also tried to attach Simpson's $28,000 per month pension, but a judge denied his motion.

Simpson is enjoying his retirement in a luxury $1.8 million, 5,000 square-foot mansion in Las Vegas.

OJ Simpson in court

Disgraced NFL great O.J. Simpson claims he has brain cancer, and he wrote a letter begging President Obama for a pardon so he can die at home.

Simpson, 66, is serving a 33-year prison sentence in a Nevada prison for kidnapping, assault and robbery. Many believe Simpson is also paying the price for getting away with murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Lyle Goldman, in a fit of rage in 1994. Simpson was represented by a "dream team" of high profile lawyers including Johnnie Cochran and Robert Kardashian, Kim Kardashian's late father.

A source told The National Enquirer Simpson is undergoing "secret" tests to confirm a brain tumor. Simpson reportedly has a history of diabetes and chronic high blood pressure.

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