Date: 29th December 2000
Disgraced former football star OJ SIMPSON made "a small fortune" whilst behind bars awaiting a verdict on murder charges.
When the NAKED GUN actor kept himself busy signing sports memorabilia which was reportedly smuggled into his Los Angeles prison whilst he was trial for murdering his former wife NICOLE BROWN and her friend RON GOLDMAN.
His agent MIKE GILBERT is reported to have said, "After his arrest the signings saved OJ from ruin. If something had been signed in jail people were willing to pay eight to ten times what they would have paid before."
Simpson was found not guilty at the televised mammoth trial, which concluded in October 1995, but was later found guilty in a civil hearing.