Amanda Knox has been criticized for making fun of the US election.
The 33-year-old American spent nearly four years in prison after being convicted in 2007 of killing 21-year-old British student Meredith Kretcher.
Knox was notoriously acquitted in 2011 and acquitted in 2015.
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U.S. As the vote count continues, she tweeted: “Whatever happens, the next four years can’t be as bad as the four years I studied abroad in Italy, right?”
The post was given to 70,000 followers.
One user replied: “Something is wrong with you.”
Another wrote: “I can think of another student studying abroad in Italy who had a much worse ****** than this.”
And someone else asked: “Amanda, aren’t you ashamed of yourself?”
Rudy Goode He was eventually convicted of murder and is currently serving a 16-year prison sentence.
Along with receiving negative comments, there was also little support for Knox.
Zoe Kennedy tweeted: “That’s right! He was wrongly convicted of spending four years in a foreign prison and others commented on the need to understand his experience, it’s not far from anyone else’s experience. No competition! He has the right to talk about it.”
Knox – who describes himself as an “exonerator” and “journalist” on his Twitter account – has since become a criminal justice activist and hosts podcasts with his partner Christopher Robinson.
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