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 Friday 6:05pm

The AP reports that an Italian court (which has found Amanda Knox guilty, not guilty, and then guilty again of murdering Meredith Kercher) has released an extensive document concluding that "wounds indicate multiple aggressors" and that Kercher and Knox fought on the day in question. » 4/29/14 12:20pm 4/29/14 12:20pm

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

Amanda Knox Says Hearing Her Guilty Verdict 'Hit Her Like a Train'

In a highly emotional interview with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, Amanda Knox said Friday that she would fight her guilty verdict "to the very end," a sentiment she'd shared when it was first announced her case would be retried. » 1/31/14 10:00am 1/31/14 10:00am

Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito have been found guilty again by an Italian court and sentenced to 28.5 and 25 years in prison, respectively. A legal expert who spoke with CNN says it is "unlikely" Knox will go back to Italy "because U.S. law dictates that a person cannot be tried twice on the same… » 1/30/14 4:50pm 1/30/14 4:50pm

Amanda Knox's Ex Uses Odd 'Not a Puppy' Defense in Re-Trial

So the Amanda Knox/Raffaele Sollecito murder trial marches on, with Sollecito's defense basically saying "let it go" to the prosecution, only in a more dramatically pithy manner. » 1/09/14 3:45pm 1/09/14 3:45pm

Amanda Knox's Retrial Is Happening in Italy Right Now

Amanda Knox might have to go back to Italy to stand trial — again — for allegedly killing her study abroad roommate in 2007. » 9/30/13 11:40am 9/30/13 11:40am

Amanda Knox Isn’t Planning Any Return Trips to Italy for Her Retrial

In a hardly surprising announcement this weekend, a family spokesman made it clear that Amanda Knox would not be returning to Italy for a retrial in the 2007 death of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher. » 8/25/13 12:00pm 8/25/13 12:00pm

"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

Amanda Knox-Inspired 'Wild Things' Sequel Surprisingly Writes Itself

As if four years in an Italian prison weren't awful enough, poor Amanda Knox now has to suffer yet another indignity — John McNaughton, the director behind Wild Things, has announced plans for a sequel to the 1998 teen-pool fuck noir that will be based on Knox's murder trial. » 4/24/13 7:00pm 4/24/13 7:00pm

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 Gets That Zillion Dollar Book Deal We All Expected

You probably saw this coming: Amanda Knox, the American student accused and acquitted of murdering her roommate while studying abroad in Italy, has been given a big, fat book deal. So how much will she be paid to have someone pretending to be her write "her side" of the story? » 2/16/12 4:30pm 2/16/12 4:30pm