Casey Anthony's First Interview: Don't Lie, You Know You'll Watch


Casey AnthonyAnd so it begins, the frenzied media wars to get the first Casey Anthony television interview. The race to get Casey's story is so brutal, in fact, that it involves lies, shady deals, cover-ups, and loads of speculation. But Casey's totally used to all that.

One freelance TV producer Al Taylor already claimed he made a $1 million deal for the first interview. However, Jose Baez, Anthony's lawyer, denied this claim -- from his, eh em, NBC-funded hotel room in NYC, where he's said to be holed up playing negotiator in the battle of the big TV networks, including NBC, ABC, and CBS, who all want that first interview.

Yep, all your favorite networks are competing to make Casey Anthony rich. While networks say they don't pay for interviews, there is apparently a heap of money in offering to license photos and other material that can pay big bucks. Gross, right? This whole American way of making undeserved people rich in America is so disgusting, but it's no one's fault but our own.

While it's gross enough that our favorite TV networks are money hungry enough to be negotiating with Casey Anthony and finding ways to "set her up" financially, I'm sure they're also counting on the fat wads of advertising dollars that night that will rush in, based on their guaranteed sky-high viewer ratings when the interview airs. And who's guaranteeing those ratings? Well, you are, of course.

Why are we even crazy enough to watch this interview? It's not like she's going to incriminate herself anymore than she already has (is that even possible?). It's not like she'll admit anything with any truth value. She'll tell you her big fat pre-rehearsed lie about Caylee's supposed drowning, but not in too much detail, and make up some false grief tales and maybe squeeze out a tear or two. Then, when she's done, you'll be confused and mad as ever and turn off your TV and wish to God you hadn't wasted a good hour while Casey Anthony cashes a big fat check on her way out of town.

Boycott, schmoycott. You know you're going to watch. In the hopes that something new will be revealed. Something that will help you understand why Casey is the way she is. Why she lies, why she killed her daughter, how she can live with herself? Something that will make you hate her all over again and justify your rage. Maybe even some small thing that will allow you to move on and close the book on this woman and her life for once and for awhile.

But, you know what? That very curiosity and need to understand is what's going to sustain Casey Anthony -- her need for attention and her need for a paycheck. But don't blame anyone but yourselves.

Admit it, you'll watch Casey's first interview. Will you even admit it?

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nonmember avatar anon

I. Will. Not. Watch.
There is no need to lie, or to admit anything, because that woman thoroughly disgusts me. No matter what she says, I would not believe her, so I see absolutely no use in watching anything with her in it. Regardless of if I watch or not she will be paid, but I have no desire to watch her smug little mug on my TV.

Nraw2011 Nraw2011

Will not be watching.  I didn't watch the trial either.  

Lois. Lois.

I didn't watch the news. I didn't watch the trial.  I didn't follow the story at all.  So no, I will not be watching her interviews.  I will not be paying for part of that child murdering, waste of life, poor excuse of a human beings new life. 


hotic... hoticedcoffee

Yeah, not watching.  But if you need to tell yourself everyone is going to do it in order to make yourself feel better about it, go ahead and ride that lie.

Simpl... Simplicity3

I will not watch!  I'm sick of her.

nonmember avatar Mr. Baggins

"Many that live deserve death, and many that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends." J. R. R. Tolkien

Lars Svensen

Boycott? Yeah, maybe boycott the losers who don't interview cutie Casey. And how about those glamour photo-spreads? And her racy, revealing autobiography? A curious public will snap them all up like hungry wolves. Let the good times roll!

KevWi... KevWife.BaniMom

Nope. Will NOT be watching anything that benefits that piece of shit. And I hope to God that no one else does either and they lose tons of money. Serve them right. Vultures.

nonmember avatar stephanie

i'm definately not watching - as you said, nothing new will be laid out and she's not going to admit or incriminate herself so.....why watch?

bills... billsfan1104

How is a million dollars rich?? She is NEVER going to be able to make a living. Never going to hold down a job, and the million dollars should she received some of that, after taxes, is not going to last her that far. What do expect her to do?? She was found not guilty(i know it doesnt mean innocent) and she deserves to make a living for herself. But you guys that are so hell bent on making her fail, so that she can go back to jail. I believe that she did it, I beleive she got away with something(albeit murder or negligence), but she needs to live. I dont like that she is free, but lets just let her go and live.

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