OJ 'in Denial,' Friend Says

Juice doesn't realize he could be in jail for life
By Drew Nelles,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 9, 2008 3:01 PM CST
This Friday Oct. 3, 2008, photo, supplied by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department, shows Clarence "CJ" Stewart, OJ Simpson's co-defendant.   (AP Photo/Las Vegas Metro Police)
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(Newser) – OJ Simpson still expects to go free despite his conviction last month for robbing memorabilia sellers in Las Vegas, the New York Post reports. "I can't wait to get back to fishing and playing golf," Simpson told pal and fellow inmate Clarence "CJ" Stewart. "He's in denial," Stewart said. "He just blocks it out." Simpson has taken his appeal for a new trial to Nevada's Supreme Court.