People on Twitter were appalled recently after Amanda Knox made a very poor joke about the US election. The joke was that the last four years of Trump’s Presidency haven’t been as bad as her four years studying abroad in Italy.
People just could not believe Knox’s incredible disregard for the fact that someone was murdered whilst she was there, and if you’ve watched the Netflix documentary, then you might know that she was rather involved in the whole thing.
Knox spent four years in prison in Italy after she was convicted for the murder of fellow American exchange student, Meredith Kercher. The two of them shared a flat together. However, in 2015, she was definitively acquitted by the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation.
Yet, people couldn’t believe that she would even make a joke about her time in Italy. These people took to Twitter to complain about her joke. You can see what she tweeted and the responses to her tweet below.
People could not believe Amanda Knox’s lack of judgement
Whatever happens, the next four years can't be as bad as that four-year study abroad I did in Italy, right?
— Amanda Knox (@amandaknox) November 4, 2020
Here are some of the replies to Amanda Knox’s joke on Twitter:
Hey you know someone died, right?
— Roma Panganiban (@romapancake) November 4, 2020
Right? The nerve!
— Jessica Cupcake 🧁🧁 (@trentsch16) November 4, 2020
— elenaclaire.🌧️ (@magicawaitsforu) November 4, 2020
wow this is foul
— Beth McColl (@imteddybless) November 4, 2020
Feel bad for the woman who didn’t make it back from that study abroad 🙃 I think *she* had it a lot worse than you and your boo.
— machine gun Kele (@kelechnekoff) November 4, 2020
I thought this was a spoof account, but no she is actually making light of the murder wtf!
— charlotte jackson (@misscj83) November 4, 2020
There are a whole lot more of these sorts of tweets below Knox’s initial tweet. People were surprised, shocked and pretty much appalled by her tweet which was just in incredibly poor taste.
I’m quite surprised that she’s left the tweet up for this long. She might end up taking it down at some point because it’s getting a lot of attention online.
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