Casey Anthony Speaks Out for the First Time…On YouTube

January 5, 2012  |  

Looking as though it hadn’t just been a few months since she was cleared of killing her toddler daughter Caylee, a YouTube video Casey Anthony made to talk about her new-found freedom has surfaced, and strangely, she doesn’t mention her little girl at all.

“It’s just a little surreal how much things have changed since July and how many things haven’t changed,”the 25-year old said. But she also talked about pretty trivial things in a tone that doesn’t do much for her already ruined public image:

“I’m extremely excited. I’m excited that I’ll be able to Skype and obviously keep a video log, take some pictures and that I have something that I can finally call mine. It’s been a long time since I’ve been able to call something mine.

“The good thing is things are starting to look up and things are starting to change in a good way. I just hope they stay — that things stay good, that they only get better. They’ll only get better.

“Now I in some ways have someone to talk to even when I am by myself so I am not bothering the poor dog who I have adopted and I love.”

YouTube may give Casey someone to talk to but I hope she’s prepared for the backlash she’ll receive online. Not many agreed with the outcome of her trial in July and viewers will be merciless with their comments on YouTube.

Watch her first video diary here. Do you think it’s smart for her to speak out like this?

Brande Victorian is a blogger and culture writer in New York City. Follower her on Twitter at @be_vic.

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