Casey Anthony: Out of Hiding! In Federal Court! [VIDEO]
Forced out of hiding, Casey Anthony made her first public appearance in over a year in a half Monday when she arrived in federal bankruptcy court.
A rattled Anthony tried to hide her face today as she waded through a mob of photographers and reporters when she arrived at the Tampa courthouse:
Casey Anthony Back in Court
The appearance – her first in public since she was acquitted of killing her young daughter Caylee in 2011 – is related to her recent bankruptcy filing.
Casey Anthony clung to a man who exited the car with her as celebrity news outlets clamored for photos and someone shouted, “Did you get away with murder?”
She clutched a black hat and sunglasses near her face; her brown hair was loose, below her shoulders; she wore a black sweater, black pants and a printed blouse.
Casey Anthony, 26, has been in hiding for 20 months and unemployed for the past four years. Deeply in debt, she filed for bankruptcy in January.
She owes almost $ 800,000 to various creditors.
The few glimpses of Anthony since her 2011 release from jail have been a few leaked video diaries and some photos of her hanging out at a stake house.
Anthony was acquitted of murder, but convicted on four counts of providing false information to law enforcement, stemming from her initial statements to detectives.
She is on probation and required to stay in Florida.
The bankruptcy filing includes 15 pages of people who have made claims, including legal consultants, media consultants, authorities, the IRS and Anthony’s parents.
The total value of her assets is just over $ 1,000.
Anthony’s lawyer Charles Greene said it will take a long time for her to find work, and life will “never be normal” for Casey, who still breaks down in tears at times.
“You don’t go from the most hated woman in the world, according to some media outlets, to being a normal person or being able to live a normal life,” Greene said.
“I’m not saying she’s not a normal person, but people do not perceive her as a normal person,” he added, noting that she still receives death threats.
Source: The Hollywood Gossip