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Casey Anthony

NBC Finds Clever Way

Around Paying for Interview

10/24/2011 7:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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The honchos at NBC -- the C stands for crafty -- think they figured out a way to snag an interview with Casey Anthony without paying a red cent, and make her a wealthy woman at the same time. 

We've learned an NBC news producer has reached out to people in the literary world, trying to score a book deal for Anthony. The producer has contacted literary agents and others, telling them if he scored a book deal for Casey, she'd give the network a 1-hour, primetime special ... portions of which would also run on "Today."

The producer makes it clear -- NBC couldn't pay a cent for the interview.  But he is gung-ho about the book deal, even representing that Casey wants up front money.

Jose Baez, Casey's lawyer, tells TMZ ... he has full knowledge of the producer's efforts, but says, "I'm not involved in that process. I did not entice him to do it." 

Baez was quick to add, "Casey is not ready to do an interview."

We tried multiple times to get a comment from NBC -- so far, no luck.

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31.

Sue    

Wow the disappoint never ends with this nonsense. I watch NBC a lot. But, one second of the murderer and I will no*****ch it again. Sure I am not alone on that one! How pathetic NBC is to even consider it. What is wrong with you people? Oh and just because she got away with killing her child in court, doesn't mean she is innocent you foolish morons. She is guilty and anyone with eye balls can see that!

1003 days ago
32.

There's a problem here    

No thank you NBC. I know all I need to know. Bitch ended up without the kid PERMANENTLY, on that very evening she's footloose and fancy free on video surveillance, hand in hand with her latest lay, who she conveniently ended up without her baby girl for, hand-in-hand, having a great time renting slasher flicks, watching the video carnage and no doubt laying on her back with her legs wide open, probably drunk. Weeeee!! Life is good!!! I hope her life goes well here because there will be no hotter area in hell than the one she will be burning in when it's over.

1003 days ago
33.

Blondonblond    

Well you networks are a real piece of work. You just don't get it . Go ahead you greedy 1% who own NBC..your disgusting and I will encourage a boycott! NO MONEY FOR A BABY KILLER!

1003 days ago
34.

stella    

harvey - instead of more inane gossip about nobodies, this is the kind of story you should follow up on! name names and show pictures. all these people should be publicly outed and humiliated.

1003 days ago
35.

janet    

No surprise. It will be like OJ, get money up front no one will buy the book. The interview will also be a joke because she wont say anything, just like in court pled the 5th. Of course Baez has nothing to do with this.

What ever money she gets she can pay Florida. That's a heafty sum.

NBC and Today reached a new low. Ratings must really suck.

1003 days ago
36.

Ace    

It's sooo funny how many on here and other places say they will no*****ch an interview with Casey. The truth is YOU will watch it, NBC and all the other news outlets know YOU will watch it, and that is why Casey will make several million dollars before she becomes old news. Hitting the dislike button below this post means you WILL watch Casey Anthony's interview.

1003 days ago
37.

Peggy    

If NBC in any way helps her with a book deal or does an interview with this baby killer I for one will stop watching NBC or buying anything linked to them. Shame on them for trying to reward this baby killer and why would anyone want to read a book froma pathalogical liar????
Nothing but lies would spew out of this girls mouth.She would not know the truth if it hit her in the head. I think she deserves nothing, she should never profit from the death of her baby. I don't car if she was found not guilty, if you have a brain you know she was involved in this childs death. Shame on her and NBC.

1003 days ago
38.

Kathy    

If NBC airs an interview with Casey Anthony then they are as GUILTY as she is and I will never watch it or any show on NBC again or any of it's sister stations! And if they help her with a book deal, well I doubt anyone will buy it, It will go the way of OJ's book. He was found not guilty also btw and we all know he did it!!!!!

1003 days ago
39.

janet    

NBC is expecting people to watch out of morbid couriousity. Casey Anthony won't say anything.

Everyone knows she's a psycho lier and killed Caylee and got away with it. What's the title of the book How to kill your baby and get away with murder.

1003 days ago
40.

Umm ok...    

Disgusting. I'm done with NBC.

1003 days ago
41.

Lori    

Casey isnt ready for an interview? FYI...Guess what, noones ready to hear her lies!!! NBC will suffer the consequences if they insist on doing this deal. The backlash will be tremendous!! So is ratings really that important? Seems everyone involved with Casey is seedy, including NBC!! Karma is coming for all of you, no place to hide.

1003 days ago
42.

Karen    

Come on TMZ spill the beans on just who the NBC Producer is. Throw us a bone even, come on.

1003 days ago
43.

donna    

if you think she is going to admit killing the child - you are wrong - the trial said everything we need to hear - her lawyer will be right there not letting her answer the unanswered questions - why bother - ignore this piece of trash and hopefully she will go away

1003 days ago
44.

VsulEfx    

What part of BOYCOTT confuses them???

Since July 5th, 2011, we have been witness to some of the most unbelievable behavior by educated individuals who call themselves our Peers. We have watched as they attempt to exploit a murdered child, Miss Caylee Marie Anthony.


We have watched as renowned individuals and prestigious organizations victimize this little girl once again with their greed. We have seen people of questionable character attempt to profit from the notorious murder of little Caylee by selling books, t shirts, stickers, key chains, pictures, domain names, and a wide range of other items in her name, her memory, claiming to benefit non profit organizations and charities.

We have seen enough.

We have no choice but to take a stand against this madness.

We have decided to make it our duty to do everything within legal limits to prevent this particular form of madness from spreading any further.

We will boycott products, businesses, the media, magazines, bookstores, and movie theaters. We will send emails and snail mail, and make phone calls to express our displeasure. We will recruit friends, family and total strangers to this cause. We will eliminate the evil that has come to steal and destroy our homes, our families, our country.

American History will record that in the year 2011 a movement began that made Woodstock look like a County Fair. The Million Man March, a little league softball game. World Wars, bar room brawls.

The United States Dollar will begin to gather in the pockets of the people as we refuse to buy into the madness. Corporations will go bankrupt. Empires will fall. Individuals that used to have incomes in the hundreds of thousands of dollars will be forced to go on Welfare.

No company, organization, entity or individual on this planet will be allowed to continue to make a profit from the death of Caylee Marie Anthony, to spread evil with the potential for tearing apart the very fiber of humanity, for the sake of Entertainment or personal gain.

We will NOT fail in our mission. We will NOT fail Caylee Marie Anthony.

Regards,
Citizens for Caylee

1003 days ago
45.

JoeFrancis    

The same network that supports that douche trump show wants first dibs at Casey you say?

>money money money money...MONEY!

1003 days ago
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