In what some are calling a match made in TMZ heaven, convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff has been transferred to the federal correctional facility in Lovelock, Nevada where he will share a prison cell with former football great O.J. Simpson.
According to Mr. Simpson, the pairing of the two men made perfect sense: "I guess they wanted the two innocent guys in this place to be together."
The convicted Ponzi schemer could face some tough times in Lovelock, which is known to house members of a vicious Palm Beach gang, the Gefilte Kings.
Mr. Madoff and the former Heisman Trophy winner reportedly hit it off well, with Mr. Simpson telling reporters, "We're not just cellmates - we're soulmates."
In a sign of their burgeoning friendship, Mr. Simpson said, the former football star has vowed to help Mr. Madoff "search for the real swindlers." Read more here.
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