Diane Sawyer Scores Amanda Knox’s First Post-Trial Interview

Amanda Knox

It’s been a year and four months since Amanda’s Knox’s murder conviction was overturned in Italy and she returned to the United States of America. Since then, she has yet to speak about being wrongly convicted in the murder of her former British roommate Meredith Kercher. But on April 30, Knox will break her silence, giving her first post-trial interview to Diane Sawyer during an ABC News Primtime Special, ABC News reports.

People around the world have followed Knox’s story since 2009, when she was tied to the murder of Kercher while studying abroad in Perugia, Italy. Knox then spent four years locked up in an Italian prison — part of a 26-year sentence — before the conviction was overturned on Oct. 3, 2011. Shortly before her release, Lifetime produced a TV movie titled Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (starring Hayden Panettiere), which followed the story of her arrest and trial. Now, Knox will be speaking about the experience for the first time during her interview with Sawyer, which airs the same day that her memoir, Waiting to be Heard, is expected to be released.

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Knox’s Sawyer interview airs at 10 PM ET on ABC Television Network. But if you miss it Tuesday night, you will also be able to catch the interview during World News with Diane Sawyer, Good Morning America, and Nightline.

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News Editor Lindsey DiMattina started her career writing for a series of interior design magazines in South Florida, but moved to NYC on a whim. She dabbled in fashion PR, then took a job doing celebrity reporting. For three years, she broke news about Kim Kardashian, Mariah Carey, Snooki, Bachelor/Bachelorette winners, Teen Moms, and many more. In her spare time, you can find her rocking out to Sugarland or Lil Jon and walking her dog Bene Hendrix (named after the Jimi Hendrix). She never misses an episode of “The Borgias,” “Boardwalk Empire,” or “Game of Thrones."

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