The jailed former football legend, who is serving out a kidnapping, assault and robbery sentence in a Nevada prison, is undergoing secret medical exams for a cancerous tumor in his brain and is convinced he hasn’t got long to live, The National Enquirer reports.
The publication reports he has even begged President Obama for a pardon so he can die comfortably at home
Simpson, 66, reportedly wrote a letter appealing to Obama for relief from his 33-year sentence for kidnapping and robbery, the Times says. Citing the Mirror News, the Times reports that Simpson is being tested for a tumor on his brain to determine whether he has cancer. The report says Simpson is convinced that he is will die soon.
Simpson’s health has been deteriorating for years since his imprisonment, the Times reports. He’s gained weight, suffers from blurred vision, diabetes, stuttering and failing hearing. At one point, doctors warned him to avoid sweets or else his diabetes would cause more health problems, the Times reports.