Reality TV Next? Geraldo Says 'Sadly, We Have Not Heard the Last of O.J.'
Geraldo Rivera, who covered the O.J. Simpson murder trial in 1995, reacted to a Nevada parole board granting the former NFL star his release from prison later this year.
Speaking outside the correctional facility in Carson City, Nevada, Rivera said it was "almost preordained" for Simpson to receive parole under the law.
"The law was followed," said Rivera.
He said if Simpson had been denied parole, it would have meant the board was treating him differently than other inmates based on his very public past.
Shepard Smith asked Rivera about the many potential opportunities for Simpson for tell-all TV specials and/or books.
Rivera responded that "I threw up in my mouth" at the thought of Hollywood and the entertainment industry competing for access to Simpson.
"The fact of the matter is O.J. rates," said Rivera, noting the massive audiences for specials and documentaries about Orenthal James Simpson.
"In many ways, sadly, we certainly have not heard the last of O.J.," he concluded.
Simpson may also find a home on reality television.
"Everyone in town is shopping him a reality show," a source told the New York Post's Page Six.
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