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Casey Anthony's Father Asks For 'Forgiveness' For An 'Accident' In Video Seen In Peacock Docuseries

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Casey Anthony is once again making headlines after appearing in the Peacock docuseries, “Casey Anthony: Where The Truth Lies,” where she proclaims her innocence involving the 2008 death of her two-year-old daughter, Caylee Anthony. 

Casey received a not-guilty verdict in the 2011 trial to the dismay of many people around the country.

In the trial, and now in the docuseries, Casey's defense blamed Caylee's death on Casey's father, George Anthony. Casey also alleges that he sexually abused her throughout her child.

While George has maintained his innocence, a clip from Peacock's docuseries shows Casey insiuating that her father is not telling the truth.

Casey Anthony is seen reacting to a clip of George Anthony asking for “forgiveness.”

In the documentary, Casey sits down on a couch and is shown a clip of her father doing an interview for “The Dr. Oz Show” in 2019 after a near-fatal car accident. 

Wearing a neck brace, George says that Casey “did reach out to see how I was” following the accident, to which Casey scoffs and says, “No, I didn’t. I’ll be honest.” 

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When asked if he would ever rekindle his relationship with his daughter, he expresses that he would. 

"I mean, honestly, I would. I would like to tell her I'm sorry. You know that I forgive her. I forgive her, and that's hard to say, but you know what? I need to be forgiven by her, my son, and other family members or friends I care about; forgive me for what I've done. To all of our lives." 

After asking for forgiveness, George’s wife, Cindy Anthony, intervenes. 

“You didn’t do anything,” she assures her husband. “It was an accident.” 

Upon hearing her parents’ words, Casey asks for the clip to be replayed. 

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“What does he need to be forgiven for?” she asks of her father — hinting that he may be contradicting his claims of innocence. 

Dr. Mehmet Oz has the same question. “What do you want her [Casey] to forgive you for?” he asks George. 

George is silent for a few moments before replying, “I don’t know, I guess that’s something I’ll have to wait to get from her.” 

Casey appears stunned by her father’s proclamation, before saying: “Okay. What does he need to be forgiven for? What did he do?” 

“I could still report him for what he did to me, there are no statutes of limitations in the state of Florida.” 

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Casey claims that her father abused her when she was young.

In the 2011 trial for the murder of Caylee, Casey made accusations against her father, alleging that he had repeatedly raped her while she was growing up. 

George strongly denied his daughter’s allegations. 

In the documentary, Casey continues to berate Geroge, calling him a “pedophile” and accusing him of murdering Caylee. 



She claims that when she was a child, her father would “put a pillow” over her face to “smother” Casey and knock her out. 

The woman who was once referred to as “America’s most hated mom” broke down in tears as she described her fears that Geroge had abused Caylee, too. 

“I failed her again and again and again because I still protected the person who hurt me,” she said of Geroge. “I did protect my abuser — and protected her abuser. And that crushes me.” 

Casey believes that Caylee was drowned in the family pool by her father to cover up the fact that he abused her. 

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Megan Quinn is a writer at YourTango who covers entertainment and news, self, love, and relationships.     

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