Casey Anthony rose to infamy on July 15, 2008, following the reported disappearance of her 2-year-old Caylee. As WFLA reports, the Casey Anthony case really began when Casey’s mother, Cindy, called police to report her granddaughter missing, adding that her daughter’s car “smelled like a dead body.” The very next day, the single mother was arrested for the first time in connection with her daughter’s disappearance. That October, Casey Anthony was indicted on first-degree murder charges. On December 11, nearly five months after being reported missing, Caylee’s skeletal remains were found not far from the Anthony home.
Casey Anthony went to trial in May of 2011. On July 5, to the shock and horror of a riveted nation, she was found not guilty on all counts, with the exception of one charge of lying to investigators.
According to reports, five years after being acquitted of the first-degree murder of her daughter Caylee, Casey Anthony is telling friends she is pregnant with baby number two.
“She’s telling friends her wish has come true and she’s pregnant. She believes she has a bright future and can be a good mom.”
The Hollywood Life report indicates that those close to her are having a bit of deja vu, saying that her current behavior is the “same old” Casey Anthony. They reportedly say she is back to living a lie and refusing to discuss who the father may be. Casey famously refused to disclose Caylee Anthony’s father throughout the course of her incarceration and trial, leading to widespread speculation and rumors related to her daughter’s paternity.
The thing is, as HNGN reports, Casey Anthony has had a bit of a history of hoax pregnancies since her acquittal and release from custody. Rumors abounded that Casey Anthony was pregnant in 2013. When that didn’t pan out, a new slew of rumors began to circulate in 2014. In 2014, the Casey Anthony pregnancy rumors got some added dimension with the addition of the detail that she was supposedly expecting twins.
Given her history of pregnancy hoaxing, it is entirely possible that this newest onslaught of Casey Anthony pregnancy gossip is nothing but more of the same.
Not surprisingly, social media hasn’t responded positively or kindly to the idea of Anthony having a second child.
Casey Anthony is pregnant again.. She should be rotting in a cell right now..— Chianne Taylor (@chianne10) February 25, 2016
Casey Anthony is pregnant again how is that legal?— Kaela Michelle (@DRUNKAUNTIE) February 21, 2016
It’s important to remember, though, that despite public opinion about a potential Casey Anthony pregnancy, she was acquitted of the murder of her daughter by a jury of her peers. Regardless of whether or not people think the jury got it right, under the American justice system, she’s a young woman entitled to go on living her life as she sees fit, having faced the legal process and come out on top.
So what do you think? Do you think that Casey Anthony is really pregnant again, or is this just another attention-seeking hoax? What are your feelings if Casey Anthony is pregnant with her second child?
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