O.J. Simpson Beaten In Prison Attack: Report [UPDATE: Prison Denies Claim]

UPDATE: According to USA Today, a prison official said that the National Enquirer's report about O.J. Simpson being attacked is "totally bogus." Steve Suwe, the public information officer for the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada, denied the claims in an interview with Game On!

The National Enquirer reported on Tuesday that O.J. Simpson was attacked in the Nevada prison and beaten unconscious. The paper said he spent three weeks in the infirmary:

Inmates cheered as a muscular young skinhead knocked him to the ground, punching and kicking him to a bloody pulp and inflicting injuries so severe he secretly spent nearly three weeks in the infirmary before he recovered.

According to the report, prison authorities have "done their best" to keep the beating a secret and Simpson is now afraid to leave his cell.

The 63-year-old has reportedly been a "marked man" in prison "ever since white supremacists overheard him brag about his sexual conquests of beautiful white women."

Simpson's former business partner, Bruce Fromong, told the paper: "Unfortunately for O.J., a group of young skinhead punks were within earshot - and they were enraged."