For Better Or For Worse? Wrongfully Convicted Amanda Knox Claims Worst Experience Of Her Life 'Made Me The Person I Am Today': Watch

It looks like everything really does have a silver lining.

Despite making headlines across the world for being accused of killing abroad roommate Meredith Kercher — who was murdered at 21 — Amanda Knox claimed she wouldn't go back in time and change any of the events in her past.

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Knox and husband Christopher Robinson joined Tamron Hall on The Tamron Hall Show to discuss their married life after she was twice convicted and twice acquitted for the 2007 brutal murder of her roommate in Italy. 

When asked by Hall if she would take back going to study abroad in Italy and everything surrounding the tumultuous murder trial — which resulted in Knox having to spend four years behind bars — Knox responded: "I would say, no, I mean obviously I wouldn't want to relive through the worst experience of my life over again."

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However, she said that "it definitely has made me the person I am today. I definitely feel that I have greatly benefited from having my eyes opened to a whole world of experience that I didn't have access to before."

The brunette beauty, 33, explained that she came from a "very safe background," so she never "had to think about the criminal justice system."

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"So for me, to have lived alongside people who were guilty and not guilty, to have seen how unjust the criminal justice system can be, has really impacted me and has impacted my life going forward," Knox admitted.

Eight years after she was released from prison, Knox returned to Italy so she could tell her side of the sensational murder case that rocked the world. At the time, she spoke at the Criminal Justice Festival in Modena, which was an event hosted by the Italy Innocence Project.

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"I don't want to feel like I'm running for the rest of my life from something I didn't do," she said of why she chose to return to Italy. "So instead of playing it safe, I did something deeply, deeply terrifying for me, and I returned."

In 2007, Knox and her then Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, were accused of murdering Kercher, a British exchange student. In the initial trial, Knox and Sollecito were sentenced to serve 26 and 25 years in prison, respectively. Knox was held in custody for four years before her 2009 conviction was overturned in 2011. 

However, the acquittal was overturned in 2013 and the pair was convicted again in 2014. The following year, Italy's highest court fully exonerated Knox and her former boyfriend.


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