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Italian High Court Annuls Amanda Knox's Murder Conviction

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder convictions of Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito in the 2007 death of Meredith Kercher. This latest acquittal appears to mean that the case is truly over after eight years in court. Both Knox and Sollecito have already spent four years in jail. » 3/27/15 6:05pm 3/27/15 6:05pm

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

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 Kercher Family

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 Over-the-Top Third Installment

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