a seizure excuse?
There have been a few purposeful “leaks” about George and Cindy Anthony’s appearance on an upcoming Dr. Phil Show. By the way, the air date of the show has been moved from Monday, Sept. 12th to Tuesday, September 13. And, there are two segments – Tuesday & Wednesday of next week.
The leaks reported by TMZ have Cindy Anthony telling Dr. Phil that Caylee “drowned” because Casey was having a seizure while Caylee climbed into the pool. Okay!
Granted, I don’t find this plausible. But, then again, it doesn’t matter what I believe – if it makes Cindy feel better by believing this, so be it. If believing this helps Cindy put one foot in front of the other and get through the day, so be it. The story is just too out there and simply lacks that ringing sound of truth.
The real problem with this new story? How is a person able to wrap a baby in duct tape and triple bag her while having, or recovering from, a seizure??? Or, am I missing something?
To tell you the truth, I always wondered about the seizure that Jesse Grund, Casey’s former fiancee, described to the Detectives on the case. Could this be what made Casey change so drastically, as so many of her friends described? (I don’t really think so, but I thought I’d mention it!)
Jesse described to Detective Yuri Mellich, that he saw Casey Anthony having what he called a Grand Mal Seizure. According to Jesse, Casey was in bad shape, foaming at the mouth, unresponsive to any stimuli.
When the incident happened, Jesse immediately called 911. Casey admitted into the hospital for testing, but tests were all negative. There were no indications from the doctor that she’d be in danger of having more seizures.
George and Cindy never made too much about the seizure incident with Jesse, and they never discussed then what they now say were a few seizures. Therefore, it’s odd this is brought to light now. Perhaps Cindy is trying to soften Casey’s image? Maybe. I think this excuse as a protective mechanism for Cindy – to maintain her sanity and avoid the devastating truth.
It could be that Cindy needs to place blame on something other than her daughter, and the seizure story fits that bill (for her). I hope Dr. Phil reminds her that this does not comport with Caylee being thrown away like garbage, in a swamp. I hope he challenges her about that.
It doesn’t make sense that a person could have a seizure, come out of it, and then do something horrible to their own child. I know people will blame “sleep-walking” for criminal behavior. It’s been a defense in a couple of murder cases, but a seizure excuse? Why wouldn’t Jose Baez grabbed this theory if there was any truth to it?
Cindy Anthony has experienced a hell that none of us can imagine or understand, and so I can almost forgive her for wanting to believe anything but the truth…….
If it brings Cindy a sense of peace to believe this, so be it.
Cindy and George Anthony have been through a hell on earth that not one of us could possibly comprehend. They lived it. God help them.