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Casey Anthony's Parents -- $250,000 Doesn't Cut It!!!

7/26/2011 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The network bidding war over key interviews in the Casey Anthony case has gone into the stratosphere ... because TMZ has learned a syndicated talk show was laughed at with a bid of $250,000 for Casey's PARENTS!!!

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The bidding has gone crazy ... we're hearing the bidding for a Casey interview was over $1.5 million.

Now ABC News has just released a statement, saying it will no longer pay for photos and video in exchange for interviews.

The announcement comes days after TMZ published a story ... that Casey's lawyer, Jose Baez, was holed up in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City, taking bids from NBC, ABC and CBS.  As we reported, Baez was in the Hotel bar Thursday night, discussing strategy with famed lawyer Mark Geragos.

Our sources say all three networks were offering the same deal -- they would pay a fortune to license photos and video from Casey. Short story -- it's a dishonest way of saying they don't pay for interviews.

We're told NBC -- which paid for Baez' hotel room -- was leading the pack in the Casey bidding war, even though the Network denied it was offering any money for an interview -- which is technically correct.

In its statement, ABC says, "We can book just about anyone based on the strength of our journalism."

Sure they can.



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Wellington Wellington

Just when I think the Anthonys can't get any more loathsome and disgusting, they do. And the networks fighting over them are bottom feeders.

Liz Liz

Has any one thought of the fact that Casey ia a LIAR? She wouldn't recognize the truth for any amount of money. Who really cares what she or any one has to say the fact is a baby is dead and a killer has gone free.

paigehop paigehop

It is disgusting and weird, BUT those people are dirt poor from this whole horrible situation. I'm guessing they'll never find work again. They didn't kill Caylee. I don't know... toughy!

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Wellington Wellington

Just when I think the Anthonys can't get any more loathsome and disgusting, they do. And the networks fighting over them are bottom feeders.

Liz Liz

Has any one thought of the fact that Casey ia a LIAR? She wouldn't recognize the truth for any amount of money. Who really cares what she or any one has to say the fact is a baby is dead and a killer has gone free.

paigehop paigehop

It is disgusting and weird, BUT those people are dirt poor from this whole horrible situation. I'm guessing they'll never find work again. They didn't kill Caylee. I don't know... toughy!

cmueller cmueller

It would be blood money. It is so wrong.

Carrie Carrie

How about the NETWORKS all give the $$$ they are willing to spend on any interview to the Missing Children groups to help find those children whose parents did the right thing and yet suffer because there are no resources to find them.

ZB ZB

Bottom line...she was not convicted...think what you will...but she wasn't...and now she has to try and live a life basically in danger and in hiding...I would be looking for a payday too...for plastic surgery...name change...hell maybe a new country to call home.




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691.

mark    

I think any network or company that has the balls to pay any of those clowns should be boycotted.They really need to listen to the people who are responsible for buying there products and watching there shows. If they do pay those `~!#$%*`^" i would hope the backlash they recieve would make them rue the day!!!

1132 days ago
692.

doll    

haven't we all seen enough of these wacked out parents? We've all had to hear their lies and sick life styles, really do they now need to be paid blood money to discuss their murdering daughter? Who really knows what role these people had in the murder of their grandchild.

1131 days ago
693.

carol    

I agree with with 'Carrie' -who suggested that any money obtained from interviews, etc should be designated to groups dealing with missing and exploited children. Casey Anthony hasn't done an honest day's work in her life and should not profit from the sensationalism surrounding the murder of her daughter, which we all know she committed. The prosecution had me sold with the hair found in the trunk of the car- Sorry, jurors- you messed up big time... I won't be reading YOUR stories either!!

1131 days ago
694.

wondering...    

If Casey was such a liar to begin with-do you think she's going to tell the truth now-and do you think she's going to admit to killin Caylee now? She going to give quite a story-but who knows if it will ever be the truth?

1128 days ago
695.

Aerosions    

I see the bad picture you al see in the interviews. However, I also see Ashton, Grace and countless others. Let's not be hypocrites. I for one would like to hear more of the Anthony's story and way less of Nancy Grace ( I am right , always). smirk........

1123 days ago
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nesrin mbaied    

this whole story was turned around from an innocent little girl's tragic death into the Anthony's family. Just remember who ever was the cause of this little girls death will absolutley, positivley pay for here after life. No one is going to get away with her death. Honestly I would rather be punished here on earth for what happened and pray to GOD for forgiveness than to be punished in the after life. May Caylee Anthony RIP as an Angel in heaven!!!!!!!

1123 days ago
697.

Ijustwanttosaythis    

Stand on your beliefs and Don'*****ch Anything about Casey Anthony and call or write to all the sponsers saying how horrible you think it is to the memory of a murdered child. Don't just think it or talk about it, this is our chance to make it as right as we can. You already know all of their lying BS anyway, there is nothing new. Don't support a child murderer and her crazy family. Boycot these Sick people, including the lying attorney. Don'*****ch, don't read. This is a way to finally Honor poor little Kaylee. Please, step up and don't support this family.

1120 days ago
698.

terri    

i feel anyone that will pay blood money to these people should be put to shame. i know i will NEVER, NEVER pay to see this or read about it. if she's sooooo not guilty why is she hiding. the system failed this baby by letting this killer free. money buys anything any more.

1118 days ago
699.

Pamela    

We can put all the emotion into this as we want but let's just put strictly facts for a moment:

- Fact One: Someone murdered a little child or a possible accident occurred that left a litle child deceased.
- Fact two: Casey Anthony, whether you like her or not, was acquitted or murdering her own child with time served for the check fraud incident.
- Fact Three: There is NO talk then or now with any importance, rapture or convictino about the little girl who was found dead, the world was more consumed with her mother and hung on every piece of the news, radio and print had to say about HER not her child.

Emotion:
One: In my opinion, if the mother and/or family had anything to do with this, then I am glad the universe decided the little girl had to go to a better place. Who knows the abuse, devastation and trauma the little girl would have had to endure on a daily basis if she was still with us.
Two: There are man made laws and then there are the universe's laws. Eventually, if you break either one of them, there will be consequeces. And fortunately Casey Anthony's new journey begins where she has to forever watch over her shoulder, watch what she says and does, will never be in a relationship that is nuturing, full of love and understanding at least not with someone who doesn't have some sort of mental illness. The law did it's job and the people found her innocent or at least the prosecution could not prove beyond a shadow of a doubt she had any wrong doing in the little girl's death. BUT, regardless of what happened or who did it, they person(s) or situation responsible knows what they did, knows either wittinly or unwittinlg what happened and despite their best smiles and laughters, that scar runns deep, that scar will grown and that scar will get so big, they will beg the universe for forgiveness at which time, they already have or are about to get sentencing from a force we all cannot see but we all know is there.
Three: Casey Antony will never have a normal, loving, stable, compassinate, more children kind of life. And the worst part about it, she doesn't even care or even care about tomorrow so why she we care about her, her family, the money they could be making or not or any things, monies, or whatever they may get out of this tragedy.

if we consume ourselves with Casey Anthony, her family, her friends, her attorneys, her daily interactions, her clothes, where she is at, what the hell she is doing tomorrow, who she has sex with or doesn't, any interviews she may be doing in the future, WE ALL GIVE HER POWER, WE GIVE THE TRAGIC SITUATIO POWER, WE GIVE SOMETHING AND SOMEONE A LITTLE PIECE OF OURSELVES BECAUSE WE MAY NOT AGREE OR WE MAY DISAGEE, but at the end of the day, we are taking care of our children, we are playing with our children, we are listening to our children's dreams, goals and about the monsters in their closets. AT THE END OF THE DAY WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE AND OUR PRECIOUS CARGO, OUR CHILDREN, OUR PURPOSE, OUR LITTLE VERSION OF US, OUR CHILDREN, we as parents and/or grandparents/extended family who cares for family anticipate their smiles, hugs, kisses, hurts, wants, desires, needs and everything use you can think of, no matter how disappointed, angry or upset they may make us or how much we have to compromise and/or sacrafice, we as caretakers make it work, we as caretakers want to ensure they have a future, we as caretakes want to give them all we didn't have and more, we as caretakers do all that we can for them, love them, honor them, provide for them and when our children are less than perfect, we discipline, we monitor, we guide and give direction and the importnat part to remember is the very next morning no matter how good or bad our children were then night before, our children WAKE UP ALIVE, our children wake up with a new day, our children wake up with what they have learned in thus far, our children wake up to see mommy's and daddy's, feel their hugs and praises and go about another day as a family doing the best we can, because the best you can will always ensure your child goes to bed alive and wakes up the EXACT same way as the night before, if not better.

Forget Casey Anthony and her family, do not entertain your brain cells or soul with their state of affairs who what happens next to them, rest assured, there are man made justices and also universes justices, no way gets by with NO consequences, all good and bad intentions and action are always given back twice fold.
Do not give this family any more thought or emotion, they are important enough to take away those thoughts and emotions from you and yours. Give no more power to people who clearly have no impact on your life, money, family, or future, worry about your own and just know, they will get exactly what they have put out into the universe just like we all will so let's concentrate and deal with our own lives and those who impact it and let the less inclined swallow in the mud together as we walk around it and be careful not to step in it!!!!!!!!!!!!

1115 days ago
700.

Jennifer    

I think that if they do offer money for interviews from any of them the money should go to a missing childrens' fund to help look for other children that are missing. No one in this family should benefit from this child's death. I have three little boys and my oldest is only 10 and he watched the verdict on TV with me and he said mom that girl is a monster how can you kill your baby, how can they let her not go to jail. If she didn't want the baby mom we could have taken her. That is from a 10 year old that has a whole lot more common sense then a 24 or however old she is monster.

1059 days ago
701.

Casey    

First im disgusted to share a name with this loathsome human being.But what makes this whole thing just so much more disgusting is the horrible grandparents that claimed to have loved their grandaughter so much, you sure are trying to line your pockets with a hefty sum in the name of poor Caylee's MURDER!I hope you rot in hell next to your daughter.

1059 days ago
702.

Kaby    

Why can't people stop being so cruel. Casey was found NOT guilty. Just leave her alone

1059 days ago
703.

OctoJihadi    

I know its wrong, but I really really really just want to see them ALL die in the worst possible way. I can wait for that story to run on TMZ!!! Baez too. I wish a virulent, flesh eating bug would kill her, kill her parents, kill the attorney. Kill em all. Wont bring that little girl back, I know, but the Universe would still be better off without them.

1056 days ago
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