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Amanda Knox has given birth to daughter Eureka – but claimed in her podcast baby was yet to be born


Amanda Knox has given birth to a baby lady, she has revealed – but lied to listeners to her podcast by saying that she was nonetheless pregnant in a bid to keep away from a media scrum.

Knox, 34, and her husband Christopher Robinson, 39, welcomed daughter Eureka Muse Knox-Robinson ‘a number of months in the past’, she instructed The New York Times.

Yet Knox solely introduced that she was pregnant on August 4, in the primary episode of her podcast, Labyrinths.

By that time, she had doubtless already given birth – or was nearly to. 

‘That’s proper, we’re pregnant,’ she mentioned in the podcast.

‘We’ve been recording audio of our personal expertise since day one. Stay tuned for our subsequent mini-sequence, 280 days, the place we take you on an intimate journey from conception to birth,’ she added.

The couple additionally shared audio recorded as they awaited the being pregnant outcomes – and she or he hoped for ‘three bars.’

‘Yes! Thank goodness – we did it!’ Knox exclaimed when she realized the excellent news.  

Knox on Friday defined that she and Robinson, who married in 2020 in a time journey-themed wedding ceremony, wished to hold their daughter’s arrival a secret and so documented her being pregnant in their podcast, Labyrinths, but saved the birth secret. 

‘I’m nonetheless nervous concerning the paparazzi bounty on her head,’ mentioned Knox, talking to the paper from their dwelling on Vashon Island close to Seattle, in Washington State.

‘I’ll say I’m excited to not have to hold pretending not to be a mother. 

‘Cause it is like, my mind is simply there.’

Amanda Knox is pictured with her newborn daughter, Eureka Muse. The little girl was born several months ago, Knox told The New York Times in an interview published on Friday

Amanda Knox is pictured with her new child daughter, Eureka Muse. The little lady was born a number of months in the past, Knox instructed The New York Times in an interview printed on Friday

Knox and Robinson are pictured with their daughter Eureka at home in Vashon Island in Washington State

Knox and Robinson are pictured with their daughter Eureka at dwelling in Vashon Island in Washington State

The pair would not give details of when their baby was born, and would only say 'several months ago'

The pair wouldn’t give particulars of when their baby was born, and would solely say ‘a number of months in the past’

Amanda Knox and Christopher Robinson, a poet and novelist, have welcomed a daughter, Eureka. The couple married last year

Amanda Knox and Christopher Robinson, a poet and novelist, have welcomed a daughter, Eureka. The couple married final yr

Amanda Knox, now 34, is pictured in 2008 during her trial in Perugia, Italy, for the murder of Meredith Kercher. She was convicted and spent four years in prison, but then had her conviction overturned

Amanda Knox, now 34, is pictured in 2008 throughout her trial in Perugia, Italy, for the homicide of Meredith Kercher. She was convicted and spent 4 years in jail, but then had her conviction overturned

Knox and her then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, 36, were convicted of Kercher's murder in 2009 before being acquitted, convicted again and then finally definitely cleared in 2015. Pictured: The former couple in 2007, shortly after Kercher's body was found

Knox and her then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, 36, had been convicted of Kercher’s homicide in 2009 earlier than being acquitted, convicted once more after which lastly undoubtedly cleared in 2015. Pictured: The former couple in 2007, shortly after Kercher’s physique was discovered

Knox is pictured in a courtroom in Perugia in October 2011, when she was fighting her conviction for Kercher's murder

Knox is pictured in a courtroom in Perugia in October 2011, when she was combating her conviction for Kercher’s homicide

Knox has for months been deceiving her followers on Twitter and her podcast listeners with ‘updates’ a couple of being pregnant that had lengthy reached its conclusion.

On Friday, the identical day she introduced her baby was ‘a number of months outdated’, the ultimate installment of the podcast was launched, detailing her giving birth. 

And on Twitter, Knox continued the charade, musing concerning the early levels of her being pregnant – regardless of already being a mom to a new child. 

In early October, when her daughter was a number of weeks outdated, she posted three pictures that present Knox mendacity and sitting on her mattress in a black bra and lingerie, opening up concerning the discomfort she was experiencing, explaining that her physique merely did not really feel ‘proper’. 

‘A variety of the time, you are feeling bloated and exhausted, awkward and uncomfortable,’ she captioned the images – which had been taken in week 12 of her being pregnant, and have Knox and Robinson watching video footage from their ultrasound. 

She by no means clarified that the images had been outdated. 

‘It does not really feel… proper, which makes you are concerned, “Am I not cut out to be a mom? What’s wrong with me?”‘

Knox in October posted photos documenting her first trimester. She is seen ten weeks after conceiving - but never stated that the photos were taken many months ago

Knox in October posted images documenting her first trimester. She is seen ten weeks after conceiving – but by no means acknowledged that the images had been taken many months in the past

Knox admitted in October that she was struggling with the physical effects of her pregnancy during her twelfth week, sharing images of herself curled up in pain while her husband Christopher Robinson tried to comfort her. By this point, she had already given birth

Knox admitted in October that she was fighting the bodily results of her being pregnant throughout her twelfth week, sharing pictures of herself curled up in ache whereas her husband Christopher Robinson tried to consolation her. By this level, she had already given birth 

In her caption, Knox said she was feeling 'bloated and exhausted, awkward and uncomfortable'

In her caption, Knox mentioned she was feeling ‘bloated and exhausted, awkward and uncomfortable’

In October she claimed that her body didn't feel 'right', which was making her 'worry' that something was wrong - and that she might not be 'cut out to be a mom'

In October she claimed that her physique did not really feel ‘proper’, which was making her ‘fear’ that one thing was mistaken – and that she may not be ‘reduce out to be a mother’

In the photographs, Knox clearly seems to be to be in some ache, with one photograph displaying her sitting up in a hunched place with her legs drawn to her abdomen, whereas Robinson gently strokes her head. 

She additionally shared a number of images of herself lined in pink balloons to symbolize her ‘slowly increasing’ physique.  

‘I’m feeling like a blimp, unable to do something but slowly broaden,’ she wrote. 

Robinson in the meantime is pictured sitting alongside her throwing some pink juggling balls into the air – which Knox joked had been meant to show his potential to ‘juggle life’s multiplying duties’.

She didn’t point out whether or not their alternative of pink props was meant to function a gender reveal, nevertheless her submit rapidly prompted hypothesis amongst her followers, who instantly requested: ‘Is it a woman?’ 

The little lady had been born, but Knox didn’t make clear. 

Another set of photos, which they claimed were taken earlier that week in October, show Knox and Robinson sharing a tender moment while watching the sunset near their home in Seattle

Another set of images, which they claimed had been taken earlier that week in October, present Knox and Robinson sharing a young second whereas watching the sundown close to their dwelling in Seattle 

Looking ahead: 'Pregnancy has got us feeling like two birds building a nest on the edge of a cliff,' she admitted

Looking ahead: 'Pregnancy has got us feeling like two birds building a nest on the edge of a cliff,' she admitted

‘Pregnancy has received us feeling like two birds constructing a nest on the sting of a cliff,’ she mentioned

Robinson and Knox first shared the news of their pregnancy in an episode of their podcast back in August - just one month after opening up about their miscarriage

Robinson and Knox first shared the information of their being pregnant in an episode of their podcast again in August – only one month after opening up about their miscarriage 

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Day by day: The mom-to-be has been candid about how her body is changing during pregnancy - having revealed after her miscarriage that she was worried 'something happened to her in Italy' to cause fertility issues

Day by day: The mom-to-be has been candid about how her physique is altering throughout being pregnant – having revealed after her miscarriage that she was nervous ‘one thing occurred to her in Italy’ to trigger fertility points 

Having been extremely candid about her agonizing miscarriage, Knox wished to give the impression of documenting her being pregnant by means of the identical sincere lens, with her new social media posts designed to seize each the highs and lows of her expertise – from painful reminiscences of her baby loss to completely satisfied snaps of Knox ‘nesting’ by adorning her kid’s nursery. 

It was by no means clarified that the images had been outdated, and their daughter had already arrived. 

The images are categorized by week and start with a candid snap of Knox fortunately sitting in her kitchen in the very first few days of her being pregnant, at a time when she ‘did not even know’ she had conceived for a second time. 

For week two, she shared one other picture of herself ‘nonetheless with a waistline’, revealing that she was nonetheless ‘considering she was on that merry-go-spherical of scheduled conception and testing’, fully unaware that she was truly already pregnant.  

She continued that ‘testing, ready, testing, ready’, though she admitted that she had ‘began getting her hopes up’ and was ‘feeling actually nervous’. As it turned out, her emotions of ‘hope’ had been effectively timed, as a result of she and Robinson realized simply days later that they had been pregnant as soon as once more – a second that Knox described because the ‘most joyous expertise she’s ever had in a toilet’. 

The information of her being pregnant additionally prompted some nostalgic emotions, with Knox revealing that by week 5, she was ‘fascinated about her personal mother’ – whereas sharing a picture of herself holding up a crocheted star that she made for her mom whereas she was in jail.  

She additionally confessed that she was nonetheless terrified that the being pregnant may not ‘stick’, writing: ‘[I was] scared about whether or not or not this being pregnant was actually going to stick.’

Knox’s photograph sequence additionally paid tribute to the kid that she and Robinson misplaced, with the mom-to-be sharing a photograph of the couple posing collectively for her week eight replace – revealing that this was the identical week in her first being pregnant that she realized she had miscarried.  

Nesting! In the ninth week of her pregnancy, Knox and Robinson began decorating the baby's nursery

Nesting! In the ninth week of her being pregnant, Knox and Robinson started adorning the baby’s nursery

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Milestone moment: Knox admitted that she was struggling to marry her feelings of hope and anxiety during her eight-week scan, during which the couple were overjoyed to see a heartbeat, but devastated by the memory of their lost baby

Milestone second: Knox admitted that she was struggling to marry her emotions of hope and nervousness throughout her eight-week scan, throughout which the couple had been overjoyed to see a heartbeat, but devastated by the reminiscence of their misplaced baby 

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Worry: Knox said she was 'still afraid to tell anyone' about her pregnancy, even after seven weeks, because she was afraid that she might miscarry again

Worry: Knox mentioned she was ‘nonetheless afraid to inform anybody’ about her being pregnant, even after seven weeks, as a result of she was afraid that she would possibly miscarry once more 

‘The week we found our first being pregnant was a loss,’ she shared – earlier than revealing the very combined feelings that she was experiencing having simply seen her baby’s heartbeat for the primary time. 

‘This time we noticed a heartbeat at our ultrasound. Is there a phrase for the mixture of tension and hope if you’re on the threshold of a former loss?’  

Two weeks in! Knox learned that she was pregnant just four weeks after conceiving - and she joked that her cats were aware that she was carrying a child

Two weeks in! Knox realized that she was pregnant simply 4 weeks after conceiving – and she or he joked that her cats had been conscious that she was carrying a toddler 

After an emotional week, Knox turned her hand to one thing extra optimistic: the ‘nesting’ course of, which she started by beginning to paint her future baby’s nursery. 

She shared a photograph of herself in the midst of the portray course of, revealing a wall lined in a geometrical-model portrayal of the Pacific Northwest mountains, in addition to a ‘Stargate portal to one other world’. 

Her baby’s nursery additionally featured in her week ten submit, for which she shared a picture of herself flashing a really toned tummy in her underwear, in addition to a snap of the couple’s cat, Mr. Fats, sleeping soundly in the crib.  

‘No bump yet, but Mr. Fats is already sending a transparent message: “Don’t forget, I’m the baby,”‘ she joked in the caption. 

Her beloved feline took heart stage in her following photograph, in which she is seen cradling Mr. Fats in her lap – whereas opening up concerning the bodily adjustments she had began to expertise. 

‘By this level [week 11], you would not be in a position to inform from the surface that I’m pregnant,’ she mentioned.  

Looking back: Knox reference the four years she spent in jail in Italy, revealing that she was 'thinking about her own mom' after learning of her pregnancy - while showing off a small star that she crocheted for her in prison

 Looking again: Knox reference the 4 years she spent in jail in Italy, revealing that she was ‘fascinated about her personal mother’ after studying of her being pregnant – whereas displaying off a small star that she crocheted for her in jail 

Happy moment: The mother-to-be showed off a picture of her positive pregnancy test, as well as an image of herself and her cat in the bathroom together

Happy second: The mother-to-be confirmed off an image of her optimistic being pregnant check, in addition to a picture of herself and her cat in the toilet collectively 

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‘I look the identical, and go concerning the world as common (petting cats, principally). But I’m feeling it on the within. Something could be very totally different, and at instances it is actually enjoyable and thrilling.’ 

Not as soon as did she make clear that the images had been outdated.   

Knox on Friday instructed the paper that she was nonetheless struggling to discover a stability between disliking the celebrity and needing to earn money to reside from.

She posted the {photograph} from her New York Times profile on Instagram, and captioned it: ‘Since my exoneration, I’ve struggled to reclaim my id and defend the individuals I really like from being exploited as tabloid content material. 

‘It’s not simple, and I typically really feel like I’m attempting to invent good selections out of unhealthy entire fabric. 

‘I do know that I can’t 100% defend my daughter from the form of therapy I’ve suffered, but I’m doing one of the best I can. 

‘Which is why this may be the one image of her I’ll ever share on social media. I’m so grateful to everybody who has wished @emceecarbon and I effectively on our journey to parenthood. 

‘Thank you for believing in us.’ 

Knox and Robinson produce a podcast called Labyrinths, in which they have discussed her pregnancy. They did not reveal that she had already given birth

Knox and Robinson produce a podcast known as Labyrinths, in which they’ve mentioned her being pregnant. They didn’t reveal that she had already given birth

Knox met Robinson when she interviewed him for her local newspaper, The West Seattle Herald, shortly after her final acquittal in 2015

Knox met Robinson when she interviewed him for her native newspaper, The West Seattle Herald, shortly after her closing acquittal in 2015

Knox spent 4 years in jail in Perugia for the homicide of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, who was discovered useless in the home they shared in November 2007.

She was convicted in December 2009 and sentenced to 28 and a half years, but was acquitted in 2011 after an appeals courtroom discovered that authorized procedures had not been adopted and there was no DNA tying her after which-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito to the scene.

Meredith Kercher was sexually assaulted and stabbed to death in November 2007 while studying abroad in Perugia, in a case that garnered huge media attention

Meredith Kercher was sexually assaulted and stabbed to loss of life in November 2007 whereas finding out overseas in Perugia, in a case that garnered large media consideration

A neighborhood man, Rudy Guede, was convicted in a separate trial after his DNA was discovered on Kercher’s physique and in the room the place she died. He was sentenced to 16 years in jail in 2008, but was launched in December 2020 and can spend the remainder of his sentence doing group work.  

Knox was tried once more in absentia, convicted once more, after which finally had the conviction overturned by Italy’s highest courtroom in 2015.

In 2013 Knox wrote a memoir, Waiting to Be Heard, for which she was given an advance of $3.8 million.

But her father Curt, an accountant, mentioned that solely round $200,000 of that remained after Knox had paid her authorized payments; PR; the three mortgages her mom, father and grandmother took out to fund the combat; and a mortgage for her youthful sister Deanna, who dropped out of faculty in the course of the battle.

Knox and Robinson at the moment survive on the podcast, but are pitching a movie adaptation of her memoir, a TV challenge about wrongful conviction, and a brand new e-book.

They are also contemplating, the paper reported, a sequence of NFTs out of well-known tabloid covers with Knox’s face on them.  

‘What I hold telling Chris is that I would like to get to a spot the place I haven’t got to hold residing the worst expertise of my life in order that we will pay the mortgage,’ Knox mentioned.

‘I hold telling myself if all else fails, I could make cuckoo clocks for a residing.’ 

Robinson, a novelist and poet, is engaged on a sci-fi novel and a nonfiction e-book about evolution, the longer term and psychedelics.

Knox has spent the last decade since her launch from jail ending her undergraduate diploma, in artistic writing, on the University of Washington after which taking a sequence of low-paying jobs.

She labored in a used-e-book retailer and wrote for her native newspaper, initially below a pseudonym.

‘Getting a ahead-going through, common job was difficult by the truth that individuals would acknowledge me,’ she mentioned.

Knox additionally grew to become an advocate for others who mentioned they had been wrongfully convicted.

Knox is pictured in June 2019 speaking at the Criminal Justice Festival in Modena, Italy

Knox is pictured in June 2019 talking on the Criminal Justice Festival in Modena, Italy

She spoke publicly about her expertise in 2017, at a profit in Seattle alongside Macklemore and Monica Lewinsky.

In 2019 she returned to Italy for the primary time, to converse at a convention organized by the Italian Innocence Project, which didn’t exist in 2009 when she was on trial.

‘That’s the type of lure I’m in, the place I’m continually having to be in dialog with one thing that I’d moderately not,’ Knox instructed the paper.

‘I’m continually instructed that I ought to simply disappear.’

While in Italy, she wrote to Giuliano Mignini, the prosecutor who secured her conviction.

The pair have been corresponding since, and Knox thinks that her assembly him would possibly make an attention-grabbing documentary.  

Mignini has retired and is publishing a e-book on the case subsequent yr.

‘I’m conscious that discovering herself removed from dwelling, at that age, she should actually have suffered lots,’ he instructed The New York Times. 

He acknowledged that she was portrayed ‘as a type of Circe,’ he mentioned, referring to the witch in Greek mythology who enchants males and turns them into pigs. 

Knox and Robinson attend the conference of the Criminal Justice Festival at the University of Modena in June 2019

Knox and Robinson attend the convention of the Criminal Justice Festival on the University of Modena in June 2019

She mentioned that she struggled to return to her earlier existence in Seattle.

At a welcome dwelling get together at her aunt’s home, she sat alone, remembered Tom Wright, a household good friend. 

‘I mentioned to her, ‘Are you OK?” he recalled. 

‘And she mentioned, ‘I simply need the individuals not in this room to know I’m harmless.” 

Knox mentioned that, at her mother and father’ dwelling, she packed up luggage of her outdated belongings reminiscent of stuffed toys and garments and gave all of them to Goodwill.

‘I’d gotten used to not having so many issues,’ she mentioned. ‘I felt completely overwhelmed.’

She nonetheless washed her underwear in the sink, and her household urged her to be variety to herself and take issues slowly, but she insisted she didn’t need to ease again into life, and mentioned she had misplaced 4 years.

‘You know, we had been in survival mode for some time,’ mentioned her mom, Edda Mellas, a trainer, who spent massive chunks of time in Italy visiting her daughter in jail. 

‘At that time in time, she actually could not discuss it in any respect. She simply cried.’ 

Knox mentioned the Italian courtroom’s resolution in March 2013 to retry her had a devastating affect. 

‘I felt like I could not even strive to have a traditional life as a result of I was carrying this shroud over me,’ she mentioned. 

‘In half, I was defiant. I felt like there was a deep injustice, so I did not change my identify, I did not change my look. 

‘But I additionally felt defeated, like there was nothing I may do about it.’ 

Knox in a photo posted to Instagram. She said in her podcast that she was bemused by the 'misdirected focus on my sexuality'

Knox in a photograph posted to Instagram. She mentioned in her podcast that she was bemused by the ‘misdirected concentrate on my sexuality’

Knox met Robinson shortly after her closing acquittal, in 2015, when she interviewed him for her native newspaper.

Robinson mentioned he decided not to Google Knox earlier than assembly her.

He mentioned he was offended by individuals in Seattle who thought they knew all about her, from the media reviews and the depiction of her as ‘Foxy Knoxy’. 

‘There are lots of people who will say, with good intentions, like, ‘I’m actually sorry that occurred to you. I’m a bizarre, quirky individual, too.’ 

‘Or, ‘You ought to be allowed to be quirky. It does not imply you are a killer.” 

‘And it is like, OK, but — did you even suppose for a minute that your notion of her habits was mediated by means of a thousand different issues?’ he mentioned.

Knox added: ‘I wasn’t even that bizarre.’

She famous that she and her husband do like to go to Renaissance Fairs, and her brother-in-regulation, Kyle Robinson, performs in a medieval knights troupe.

Knox and her husband additionally went to DomCon, a dominatrix conference, the place Knox stripped to her thong and was publicly flogged in a resort ballroom, surrounded by different individuals. 

Knox mentioned in her podcast: ‘The misdirected concentrate on my sexuality was one of many issues that bothered me most concerning the trials. 

‘We began to surprise, what does a intercourse sport gone proper appear like?’  

Robinson added: ‘Lots of individuals like going to Comic-Con, they don’t seem to be all accused of homicide.’

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