Casey Anthony, the woman whose 2011 trial and eventual acquittal in the murder of her 2-year-old daughter captured the country’s attention, is reportedly dating again.
A source told People Magazine last week that the Florida woman is currently residing in South Florida at the house of one of the private investigators who worked on the case. After going on “a handful of dates,” the source added that Anthony has been seeing an early-30s professional for the last three months.
“She had trouble finding guys who are interested in her,” the source told People. “But he’s a really special guy who can overlook her past.”
The source went on to say that the new man in Anthony’s life is willing to give her a fresh chance.
“He is giving her a clean slate,” the source said, according to People. “She’s now in her 30s. She’s a different person than she was when she was an emotionally-stunted 21-year-old. He sees what she could be.”
Anthony is known from the trial that stemmed from the 2008 disappearance of her daughter Caylee. The toddler was missing for 31 days before a police report was filed, and her remains were found months later on property close to Anthony’s home.
Her trial was watched by an estimated 40 million Americans, and she was eventually acquitted of murder and manslaughter charges in July 2011, but was found guilty of four misdemeanor counts of providing false information to law enforcement.
Previously, an unnamed source also told People that Anthony, who was once called “the most hated woman in America,” was considering motherhood once again mere months after airing doubt that she would be “dumb enough to bring another kid into this world.”
Following the rumors she's considering having another child, her father George Anthony said he hopes his daughter "does better this time around."
Despite the notoriety her trial has inspired, Anthony has appeared unfazed.
"I don't give a shit about what anybody thinks about me, I don't care about that,” she told the Associated Press in a March 2017 interview. “I never will. I'm OK with myself. I sleep pretty good at night."
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