Amanda Knox Latest News: Portion of TV and Book Deals to be Donated to Kercher Family?

It has been suggested by relatives that Amanda Knox may donate some of the proceeds from future book or television deals to the Kercher family.

According to The Telegraph, Knox's grandmother Elizabeth Huff said it would be a "good idea" to give a portion of whatever earnings are gained from Knox's media spotlight to the Kercher family, who have spent thousands traveling to Italy to follow the trials of Knox and her then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito.

The two were convicted of the murder of Meredith Kercher in 2009 and were recently released after nearly four years in prison. Their convictions were overturned after fresh doubt was thrown on DNA evidence used to convict them; with experts saying they had been improperly handled and possibly contaminated.

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Immediately upon the overturning of her conviction, Knox received an outpouring of support from the American people. Celebrities took to twitter to express their happiness for Knox and her family while expressing sympathy for the Kercher family.

Actress Nia Vardalos tweeted, “Shouldn’t type while crying. Happy to see Amanda Knox, Raffaelle Sollecito freed. RIP Meredith Kercher."

Singer Nick Lachey tweeted, “Congratulations to amanda knox and the knox family for the overturning of her guilty verdict in italy. What a relief it must be for them!!”

The 24-year-old stands to make millions off her ordeal, with publishers vying for the rights to her story and television networks eager to secure Knox's first interview.

However, television personality and HLN host Nancy Grace wants no part of the media frenzy.

“I’m not trying to get Amanda Knox’s first interview because ... my show does not pay for interviews in any way,” Grace said in an interview with Access Hollywood. “I think whether she gets paid outright or whether it’s a licensing fee for a photograph, that’s the way a lot of networks get around paying for interviews, I absolutely would not stand to be on a show where we pay for guests or interviews. Second, I don’t think she’s going to tell the truth anyway, so what’s the point?”

Publishers are so eager to arrange book deals that one showed up at the Knox home shortly after her conviction was overturned, even before she arrived back in the United States.

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