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Amanda Knox: The Book Sequel And Celebrity Are In The Bag

by | 31st, January 2014

Amanda Knox smiles during a television interview, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 in New York. Knox said she will fight the reinstated guilty verdict against her and an ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of a British roommate in Italy and vowed to "never go willingly" to face her fate in that country's judicial system . "I'm going to fight this to the very end," she said in an interview with Robin Roberts on ABC's "Good Morning America." (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

 

LIKE an episode of Dynasty , two women fight for the headlines. One one side, there’s Amanda Foxy’ Knox, the blonde “she-Devil” who snogged her lover in a way that had one writer thinking of Adolf Eichmann . Against her is Meredith Kercher, the silent and goodly brunette. Theirs has been a trial in three parts. The hearts are with Kercher, but the headlines are all Knox’s.

As one wag put it: “Look, the only thing that girl’s guilty of is being beautiful and maybe murder.”

Knox is now a fugitive from Italian justice. Safe in the bosom of righteous Americans she is kicking and screaming against any attempts by the Italians to get her to an Italian prison. Sure, she’s been sentenced to 28 years and six months in jail for her role in Kercher’s murder, but she’s no intention of serving her sentence. 

 

How they've changed

 

Such is the media feeding frenzy over this that the Times (prop. R. Murdoch) continues to bill Knox as the

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