Trailer for ‘Salacious’ Amanda Knox Movie Heavy on the Slut-Shaming

The trailer for The Face of an Angel, an adaptation of the book by Barbie Latza Nardeau called Angel Face about the Amanda Knox saga, is out and it is as salacious and exploitative as any slapdash Lifetime movie about a recent murder trial except it features some pretty notable talent like Daniel Bruhl, Cara… » 2/09/14 4:00pm 2/09/14 4:00pm

"You're a Freak": Watch Chris Cuomo Sexually Harass Amanda Knox on TV

If you weren't tuned in to CNN at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night to witness the car wreck that was Chris Cuomo's insane interview with "vivacious, sexually adventurous, guitar-playing student" (and accused murderer) Amanda Knox—why? Why weren't you watching CNN? Were you doin' some sex stuff? Some kinda freaky sex stuff?… » 5/08/13 5:32pm 5/08/13 5:32pm

The 12 Ways We Are Amanda Knox

By the end of the first chapter of Amanda Knox's memoir Waiting to Be Heard, she got her first vibrator, flew to Italy, had sex with a stranger she met on a train, smoked weed, and got herpes. She's, like, cool. Or at the very least she was normal. So, so normal. And if being a young woman having fun while exploring… » 5/02/13 2:50pm 5/02/13 2:50pm

Amanda Knox's First TV Interview Is Heavy on the Slut-Shaming

Last night, 20/20 aired the special Murder. Mystery. Amanda Knox Speaks, featuring an exclusive Diane Sawyer interview with Amanda Knox, the first of its kind since Knox was acquitted from the charges of murdering 21-year-old fellow foreign exchange student Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy. Knox, who just released… » 5/01/13 3:10pm 5/01/13 3:10pm

Amanda Knox’s Attorneys Convinced Her Not to Send Her Condolences to…

The Amanda Knox prison memoir Waiting to Be Heard comes out on Tuesday, and, in an effort to wring just a little more juice out of the story before everyone has access to the memoir, newspapers that obtained advanced review copies have been sharing tantalizing little excerpts with parsimonious discretion. The latest… » 4/28/13 4:30pm 4/28/13 4:30pm

Everyone Wants to Talk About All the Reefer in the Amanda Knox Memoir

The New York Times obtained an advance copy of Amanda Knox’s forthcoming prison memoir (Waiting to Be Heard), diligently perused all 463 of its pages, and dredged up this detail about Knox’s whereabouts on the night of Meredith Kercher’s murder: she was smoking pot with her boyfriend, reading Harry Potter out loud in… » 4/19/13 11:10am 4/19/13 11:10am

Italian Supreme Court Orders a Retrial for Amanda Knox

Thanks to the redundancy/thoroughness of the Italian legal system, there will be a third volume of Hard Knox Life, most likley minus its main character. On Tuesday, Italian Supreme Court judges ruled that Amanda Knox, along with former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, should stand trial yet again for the death of her… » 3/26/13 9:30am 3/26/13 9:30am

Like a Horror Movie Franchise, the Amanda Knox Legal Saga Might Get an…

With the long-anticipated release of her book less than a month away, a new postcript has been tacked onto Amanda Knox's Italian saga. Italy's Supreme Court plans to rule on whether prosecutors will have another chance to try her for the 2007 murder of her roommate at the University for Foreigners in Perugia, a… » 3/25/13 1:30pm 3/25/13 1:30pm

Brad Pitt Teases Us with Talk of the Dream Wedding That May Never Happen

Ever since Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got engaged, rumors about possible wedding dates have been flying fast and furious. We've been keeping our fingers crossed that they'd hit the altar ASAP, but today during an interview in Cannes, Brad delivered some very disappointing news: they haven't even set a date, and it… » 5/22/12 8:00pm 5/22/12 8:00pm

Noted Troublemaker Russell Brand Has Been Arrested—Yet Again

Say what you will about Russell Brand, but he certainly knows how to keep himself in the news. The comedian, who's had many a brush with the law in the past, was arrested today in New Orleans, following an incident on Monday in which he is accused of grabbing and throwing a photographer's iPhone through a window. Tsk… » 3/15/12 8:00pm 3/15/12 8:00pm

Amanda Knox May Return to Italy for Parents' Slander Trial

It seems as though Amanda Knox's history with the Italian legal system has not yet come to a close as the 24-year-old, who, after spending four years in prison, was acquitted of the murder of fellow exchange student Meredith Kercher, will likely be returning to the Italian courtrooms as soon as March, this time as a… » 1/25/12 10:00am 1/25/12 10:00am

Italian Court Reveals No Evidence Ever Linked Amanda Knox To Murder,…

It's been about two and a half months since Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were freed from prison after serving four years of their sentence for the murder of Meredith Kercher. Yesterday an Italian appeals court gave a detailed explanation of why their convictions were overturned. Shockingly, it turns out that… » 12/16/11 2:40pm 12/16/11 2:40pm