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 4:00pm2/09/14 4:00pm

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 3:10pm5/01/13 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 4:30pm4/28/13 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 11:10am4/19/13 11:10am

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

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 2:40pm12/16/11 2:40pm

Daily Mail Gets In Trouble For Making Things Up About The Amanda Knox Verdict

The Daily Mail, the British tabloid that everyone loves to hate, has had its newsprint-stained hand slapped for a major mistake it made back in October. After the Amanda Knox murder verdict was decided, its website reported incorrectly that her conviction had been upheld, when in fact it had been overturned. The… »12/11/11 6:20pm12/11/11 6:20pm

Amanda Knox Spotted With Hipster Dude Who May Or May Not Be Her Boyfriend

Non-Italian non-murderer Amanda Knox is slowly but surely readjusting to free life stateside after spending nearly 4 years in Italian prison. She dressed up as a mustachioed cat burglar for Halloween. She's speaking English again. And now it looks like she's got herself an American-style boyfriend, complete with a… »11/03/11 1:40pm11/03/11 1:40pm

Meredith Kercher Crime Scene Investigators Joked About Taking Coke

A lack of reliable DNA evidence was one of the main reasons Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito won their appeal, and now it's been revealed that video played during the trial shows Italian CSI investigators were in a rather jovial mood while examining the scene. While in Meredith Kercher's blood-spattered bedroom, one… »10/10/11 9:27pm10/10/11 9:27pm

Italian Judge Still Thinks Knox & Sollecito Could Be Guilty

Today Italian TV audiences heard the first interview with one of the jurors from Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito's appeal. Judge Claudio Pratillo Hellmann said that while he still believes Knox and Sollecito may know the "real truth" about how Meredith Kercher was murdered, there wasn't enough evidence to prove… »10/05/11 11:34pm10/05/11 11:34pm

Amanda Knox Acquitted In Italian Court; Released From Custody

Amanda Knox, the American college student convicted two years ago of the 2007 sexual assault and murder of her roommate Meredith Kercher, has had her conviction overturned by an Italian appeals court and her release has been ordered by the presiding judge. This acquittal frees Knox to leave the country on her own… »10/03/11 4:10pm10/03/11 4:10pm

Scientist Defends DNA Analysis In Amanda Knox Conviction, Threatens To Sue

On the eve of another hearing in Amanda Knox's appeal, the forensic scientist who conducted the DNA analysis that helped convict her is bashing an independent review that found her results unreliable. Last month, two experts from Rome's Sapienza University said DNA collected from a kitchen knife and a bra clasp should… »7/24/11 11:50pm7/24/11 11:50pm