Taking pride of place in Mail Online’s “So what?” box right now, alongside “news” about a Coronation Street spin-off show and X Factor, is this groundbreaking revelation:
The flippant tone continues well into Nick Pisa’s underlying article, too:
With the prospect of freedom only days away, the pressure has clearly taken its toll on Amanda Knox as she entered the appeal court in Perugia today.
Showing visible signs of hair loss, the 24-year-old looked pale and apprehensive as she attended the closing statements which could see her conviction for the murder of roommate Meredith Kercher overturned.
Knox wore her hair in a centre parting – her scalp betraying signs of the strain she is under – and managed a weak smile to her father, Curt Knox, and mother, Edda Mellas, who had flown in from Seattle and was at the back of the court.
The article is also accompanied by no less than six photos of Knox, with various comments about her appearance captioned underneath.
This is the second time the Daily Mail have covered Knox’s court cases in the form of a series of absurd fashion observations. The woman is appealing against a conviction of murder and the most important thing as far is the Mail are concerned is her appearance…
I suppose I should be grateful that they didn’t refer to her as “Foxy Knoxy” this time…