In unofficial internet poles, comment sections, Twitter, other social media majority of US citizens despise the idea of reading a book on Casey Anthony or watching a movie based on her life story. Apparently the public can't stand Casey Anthony even as a porn star.
Porn kingpin Steven Hirsch and founder of Vivid Entertainment, had offered a lucrative deal to Casey for starring in his forthcoming feature film with liberty to choose her own costars. But the public proved him wrong. Hirsch has officially withdrawn the offer saying that, It has become obvious to us that Vivid fans, and people in general, want nothing to do with her and that includes a XXX movie, TMZ reported.
Hirsch explains, We were ready to make an offer to Casey to star in one of our feature films. It's clear to me now, however, that there has been an overwhelmingly negative response to our offer and so we've decided to withdraw it. He added that he underestimated the emotional response that people are having to the verdict. A movie starring Casey Anthony is not what people wants to see.
Nevertheless speculation is rife that Casey Anthony would strike a deal soon to sell her story and would pursue the reckless lifestyle she always wanted. But a section of people argue that it Casey's future isn't as bright as it is made sound.
Jane Velez-Mitchell, television journalist and bestselling author, voiced her doubts about Casey Anthony becoming a millionaire selling the story of the murder of her child. She cited the example of O.J. Simpson after he was acquitted in the killing of his ex-wife and her friend. His book, If I Did It, became a publishing fiasco in 2006. The book and a TV special were later canceled, and publisher Judith Regan lost her job.
It was a huge embarrassment, Velez-Mitchell said. Any major corporation will have very, very serious qualms about giving her (Anthony) money because it might not be worth it for the negative publicity. If a major movie company or book company offers a deal, they can expect a huge backlash.
Jane Velez-Mitchell has a question ready to ask Casey if she were to be a TV show guest: How did she become the way she is? You don't magically become a pathological liar and a thief. It's a cautionary tale for parents out there.
Geraldo Rivera of Fox News also didn't sound too positive about Casey having a career selling her story, If I were her representative, I'd say, 'Sit down, shut up and go to church,' Rivera said. If I were her, I'd be thinking about a monastery, regardless of how that baby died. Now is the time for sober reflection.
How do you know what's fiction and what's nonfiction? Rivera asked. She has an obvious credibility problem, an Orlando Sentinel reporter quoted.
However, Rivera believes that Anthony is most likely to do an interview with Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer or Katie Couric. Walters spoke with Baez on Wednesday for an interview that will air on ABC, says Rivera, who is close to Casey's attorney Jose Baez.
I'd be surprised if we don't see a competition to interview this woman, Tom Rosenstiel, director of the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism was quoted by Orlando Sentinel. The networks have been maneuvering around the long-standing prohibition on paying sources for interviews on television for a long time. They pay for videotape.
ABC News paid $200,000 to license photos and video from Anthony in 2008 before she was charged in the child's death.
She should not enjoy a free life at the cost of Caylee. Don't support her lifestyle by buying her products. She's a pathological liar; nothing she could say is worth listening to, read a comment on Twitter that mirrored the majority sentiments.
Will Anthony live the life like a dream or will she become a forced recluse? The answer is with the public.
Gayathri writes about geopolitics and business for International Business Times. She began her career at the Times of India as news coordinator, before moving on to IBTimes...