Casey Anthony Offered $500K for Hustler Shoot

Porn kingpin says his offer makes others look like chicken feed
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 29, 2011 4:01 AM CDT
Casey Anthony smiles before the start of her sentencing hearing in Orlando, Fla.,Thursday, July 7, 2011.    (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)
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(Newser) – Larry Flynt is offering his services as ringmaster of the Casey Anthony circus. The Hustler publisher says he is willing to offer her $500,000, plus 10% of profits, to pose nude, CNN reports. Flynt says the offer—which the Anthony camp dismisses as "nonsense"—will make a lot more money for Anthony than doing interviews elsewhere. "If they want to get their hands on big money, they've got to go through me," he says.

Flynt hadn't planned to make the 25-year-old party girl an offer after she was acquitted of murder charges, but he says he changed his mind after "droves of men" approached him during his recent cross-country book tour. "They said: 'Why haven't you made an offer? Why don't you want to publish her pictures?'" Flynt says. "They said she's a really attractive person." Hugh Hefner says he has received plenty of requests for an Anthony feature in Playboy, "but the answer is simply no. I wouldn't reward someone like that for what has happened." (Click here to read about a mask of Anthony's face that sold for almost $1 million.)

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