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#JuiceIsLoose: Twitter Breaks Out in Nostalgia Over OJ Simpson's Prison Release

© AP Photo / Myung J. Chun/Daily News, FileIn this Oct. 3, 1995 file photo, O.J. Simpson, center, reacts as he is found not guilty of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, with attorneys F. Lee Bailey, left, and Johnnie Cochran Jr., right, in Los Angeles Superior Court
In this Oct. 3, 1995 file photo, O.J. Simpson, center, reacts as he is found not guilty of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, with attorneys F. Lee Bailey, left, and Johnnie Cochran Jr., right, in Los Angeles Superior Court - Sputnik International
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Former NFL star and actor-turned suspected murderer, convicted armed robber and kidnapper O.J. Simpson has been released from a Las Vegas prison, prompting an explosion of tongue-in-cheek commentary on social media over the infamous celebrity's return to society.

Simpson, 70, captivated America in the mid-1990s after being acquitted of the suspected murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman in 1994 (the majority of Americans still believe he is guilty). He was released Sunday after serving nine years for armed robbery. Simpson maintains his innocence regarding the murders, and insists the items he was attempting to steal in the armed robbery charges belonged to him in the first place.

As expected, O.J. "The Juice" Simpson's release caused quite a stir on Twitter. Sputnik has picked some of the funniest and most poignant.

For starters, users commented on the news that Simpson will be settling down in Las Vegas, some using appropriately 90s-era references to make their point.

Others made jokes regarding the details of the prison release itself, using memes or clips from old comedies containing The Juice.

Some were wittier than others.

Others still took a 'nostalgic' walk down memory lane, recalling the details of Simpson's dramatic attempt to escape police in his white Ford Bronco, the details of his trial, or his career before the murder trial.

Other users brought up the racial divide which hung over America when Simpson was cleared of the murder charges in 1995, or the sarcasm with which many people have labeled his vows to find his ex-wife's 'real killers'.

Others simply asked where the time has gone, and what new technologies O.J. will have to get used to on the outside.

Others, of course, couldn't help but turn even this celebrity media event into a political circus.

Finally, a few users suggested that America has other more important problems to deal with, and should care less about this media event. Some even hoped that prison has reformed the man.

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