Scenes from O.J. Simpson's parole hearing

O.J. Simpson is about to be a free man once again.

Simpson has been granted parole by a unanimous vote the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners, and is eligible to walk out the gates of Lovelock Correctional Facility by Oct. 1 of this year.

– Jay Busbee

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson arrives for his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/POOL

O.J. Simpson granted parole

LOVELOCK, NV – JULY 20: O.J. Simpson (R) attends his parole hearing with his attorney Malcolm LaVergne at Lovelock Correctional Center July 20, 2017 in Lovelock, Nevada. Simpson is serving a nine to 33 year prison term for a 2007 armed robbery and kidnapping conviction. (Photo by Jason Bean-Pool/Getty Images)

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson reacts during the testimony of Bruce Forming during his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center July 20, 2017 in Lovelock, Nevada. Simpson is serving a nine to 33 year prison term for a 2007 armed robbery and kidnapping conviction. (Photo by Jason Bean-Pool/Getty Images)

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson arrives for his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/POOL

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson’s sister Shirley Baker, (center), daughter Arielle Simpson, (L), and friend Tom Scotto react during Simpson’s parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock.

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson (L) arrives for his parole hearing in at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. Sholeh Moll/Nevada Department of Transportation/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson reacts during his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/POOL

O.J. Simpson granted parole

Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, right, reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson (center) reacts during his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/POOL

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson (R) arrives for his parole hearing with attorney Malcolm LaVergne at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/POOL

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson (center) reacts during his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/POOL

O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson arrives for his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/POOL

O.J. Simpson granted parole

Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears with his attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, left, via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (KOLO-TV via AP, Pool)

O.J. Simpson granted parole

Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (KOLO-TV via AP)

O.J. Simpson granted parole

Arnelle Simpson, left, testifies for her father, former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, far right, as attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, center, listens during O.J. Simpson’s hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (KOLO-TV via AP, POOL)

O.J. Simpson granted parole

Bruce Fromong testifies for former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, far right, as attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, center, listens during Simpson’s hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Fromong, one of the sports memorabilia dealers in the robbery that put Simpson in prison, told the Nevada parole board that the former sports star apologized to him and he accepted it. (KOLO-TV via AP, POOL)

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