O.J. Simpson mistakenly called 90 years old in awkward moment at parole hearing

O.J. Simpson's parole hearing on Thursday stemming from a 2008 armed robbery conviction had a brief moment of levity when the former NFL star was wrongly identified as recently turning 90 years old -- when in fact Simpson celebrated his 70th birthday last week.

"We have that you are currently -- well very recently you turned 90 years old," said a Nevada parole board member which elicited a big laugh from Simpson who responded by saying, "I feel 90s years old."

The blunder caused the courtroom to erupt in laughter as the parole board member said, "You look great for 90!"

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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 arrives for his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/POOL
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
LOVELOCK, NV - JULY 20: The parole hearing room is seen where O.J. Simpson will attend 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/Reno Gazette-Journal-Pool/Getty Images)
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 (R) arrives for his parole hearing with attorney Malcolm LaVergne 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 THIS PICTURE WAS PROCESSED BY REUTERS TO ENHANCE QUALITY. AN UNPROCESSED VERSION WILL BE PROVIDED SEPARATELY.
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 arrives for his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/POOL
O.J. Simpson reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S., July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/Pool
O.J. Simpson listens during his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S., July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/Pool
O.J. Simpson reacts during the testimony of Bruce Fromong (L) during his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S., July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/Pool
O.J. Simpson's sister Shirley Baker, (center), daughter Arnelle Simpson, (L), and friend Tom Scotto react during Simpson's parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Bean/Pool
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"How about we take two decades off you and call you 70?" she added.

The somewhat awkward moment came during Simpson's appearance in front of the Nevada parole board, pleading for his freedom over a 2008 conviction involving an armed robbery two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room.

"If I would've made a better judgment back then none of this would have happened and I take full responsibility," Simpson said on Thursday.

In 2008 Simpson was sentenced to nine to 33 years in prison.

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