Knox Is Like Jessica Rabbit: Defense

Meaning she's not actually bad, says attorney
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 27, 2011 6:50 AM CDT
Amanda Knox, the American student convicted of killing her British roommate, gestures as she attends her appeals case at a court in Perugia, Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.   (AP Photo/Stefano Medici)
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(Newser) – Yesterday she was a " Satanic she-devil"; today, Amanda Knox is Jessica Rabbit—according to a defense lawyer. Giulia Bongiorno told the court today that Knox isn’t the "femme fatale" prosecutors are describing, but a loving and faithful woman—like the cartoon character from Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, the AP reports. Bongiorno, lawyer for Raffaele Sollecito (Knox’s ex-boyfriend and co-defendant in Meredith Kercher’s murder), explained that Knox—like Rabbit—"is not bad, she’s just drawn that way." Click for more on the murder conviction appeal. A verdict is expected next week. (Read more Meredith Kercher stories.)

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