“I can’t change my name ladies and gentlemen,” said Casey Anthony, a 43-year-old male from Darby, PA who shares the same name with the 25-year-old Orlando, FL female who was found not guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter, last week.
Darby’s Casey Anthony has been bombarded on Facebook, he estimates he’s gotten at least 300 friend requests, messages, and posts, all targeted to the other Casey.”After the verdict that day, it went crazy. It was like everybody wanted to know and wanted to comment on this Casey Anthony situation.”
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Anthony’s Facebook profile also posts his cell phone number which lead to numerous phone calls and after being harassed by the first few FL area code calls, he just stopped picking up. “Making comments about the verdict, who am I to take a child’s life. And then I’m sitting back like excuse me, I’m not the Casey Anthony you think.”
Anthony spent an hour yesterday filtering through and deleting many of the unwanted requests and comments on his Facebook page, mostly because he didn’t want his children to see the at-times threatening posts. But, since 2 of his sons also share the name Casey Anthony, the whole family has already had to deal with misplaced backlash and constant teasing.
“Every night on the news I hear my name..every day, all day,” said a frustrated Anthony.