Casey Anthony says she is living for free off the kindness of friends

TAMPA - Casey Anthony came out of hiding Monday in Tampa.

"Get out of the way. Get out the way," barked her defense attorney Chaney Mason at camera crews.

Mason, arm wrapped around Anthony's neck, bulldozed their way through a phalanx of cameras outside the federal courthouse. Anthony was wearing black sunglasses, black suede high heels, and a cloak of suspicion she still hasn't shaken.

"I am dubious that her attorney went on an interview and said they had booked a movie offer and she knows nothing of it," said Orlando attorney Scott Shuker. The Orlando attorney's client, Zenaida Gonzalez, is suing Anthony for defamation.

Anthony came here to answer to creditors who say she owes nearly $800-thousand dollars. The big question is will Anthony cut a tell-all deal for a paycheck.

Inside a small room on the fifth floor, where no cameras are allowed, Anthony denied she's sold her story.

"Have you received either orally or in writing an offer for a book deal?," asked Shuker.

"No sir," Anthony answered.

"Have you received either orally or in writing an offer for a movie deal?," asked Shuker.

"No sir," Anthony answered.

"Have you received either orally or in writing an offer for a TV show?," asked Shuker.

"No sir," Anthony answered.

"From the smell test, it didn't smell right. Anytime you see an attorney in what's supposed to be a no-asset case, being that active, more to the point, you had five attorneys there, none of them were allegedly being paid-- that's odd," said Shuker.

Anthony claims she's broke and friends and attorneys have bankrolled her life in hiding. She says she's living for free off the kindness of friends who've provided her with cell phones, unsolicited cash donations, gift cards and rent. She also says her criminal defense attorney, Jose Baez, has given her $3,400 to help with her expenses.

"The kindness of strangers or there is a secret deal that we'd have to uncover that's in advance. I don't have any evidence of that," said Shuker.

Anthony also divulged in court that she was asked to pose for paparazzi photos after her trial in September 2011. The photos of her shopping went viral. Anthony says Baez sold those photos for $200,000 but says she made no money.

On the steps of the courthouse, where law enforcement stood-by in flack vests with automatic weapons and tear gas, there's no denying Casey Anthony has a story to tell.

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