Casey Anthony Book/Movie Deal Boycott - Facebook Rumour

9 Jan 2012 - Article No: 1469. Filed under: Facebook Scams | Facebook Rumour


Dear little Caylee Anthony, last night on ET they mentioned that your mommy is going to make a lot of money off a book (her story) and a movie. Caylee, we the public promise you "WE" will not buy either one. If you promise Caylee, then copy and paste this. I did! Lets boycott this so she won`t get rich from the murder of her baby girl~ PLEASE RE-POST


This message which claims that Casey Andrews - the mother charged and acquitted of murdering her 3 year old daughter - is going to make money from selling her story as a book and a movie is - at best - pure speculation.

Ever since the acquittal of Casey Anthony in July last year in what may have dubbed the "social media trial of the century" there has been constant speculation on the Internet as to whether there will be a book or TV deal or a possible "first interview", and how much that would be worth. Such speculation has continued throughout 2011 into 2012, even leading to further speculation as to what would happen if she did sign any sort of deal. However as it stands, there have been NO confirmations of any kind of deal, only denials from Casey Anthonys attorney.

The assertion in the rumour that claims Entertainment Tonight outed the book and movie deal is unsubstantiated. There is nothing on their website to confirm the story. We do know the message above began to circulate in August 2011 but has picked up momentum during early January 2012, most likely down to bizarre videos that have begun to surface of Casey that is claimed to have been sold to news outlets.

Whilst a boycott of any book or movie deal regarding the Casey Anthony case may be understandable, it is not recommended to circulate this message because it is based purely on speculation. Of course if any book or movie deal is confirmed there is likely to be plenty of time to start a viral campaign to boycott it, but since nothing has been confirmed - or ever likely to be - this message is rather pointless.

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