TAMPA - Sporting shorter, blonde hair and glasses, Casey Anthony delivers the 4 minute, 16 second video from an undisclosed location where she is serving out her probation.
"I'm extremely excited that I'll be able to Skype and obviously keep a video log, take pictures. I finally have something I can finally call mine," said Anthony.
Anthony talks about her excitement over getting a computer and web camera as a way to combat loneliness. She talks of adopting a dog.
"I love him and he's as much my dog as any of the other pets I've ever had."
The video was reportedly first posted on a website, CaseyAnthonyisInnocent.com then quickly spread to YouTube. It comes five months after Anthony was found not guilty of killing her two year old daughter.
Anthony's trial attorney Cheny Mason told an Orlando newspaper that the video was uploaded without her permission.
Tampa Attorney Joe Episcopo doesn't buy that for a minute. "She's trying to shop the story."
Episcopo believes potential investors are wary of signing Anthony to a movie, book or tv deal because she's just too despised by a large segment of the population -- many of whom believe she either caused her two year old daughter's death or was cruelly indifferent to it.
"This is purely P.R. She's trying to look like the girl next door," said Episcopo.
Episcopo believes the new look and the bland chatter are carefully orchestrated to soften Anthony's image. He's also not surprised that Anthony spoke only about herself without mentioning the trial, her family or her murdered daughter Caylee.
"She's got to get paid for that. That's not coming out until she gets better ratings with the public. They'll probably do some polling," said Episcopo.
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