Currently being sued for defamation, an "angry and composed" Anthony answers few questions

By People Staff
Updated October 09, 2011 07:00 AM
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Wearing dark sunglasses, a long wig and a baseball cap, Casey Anthony repeatedly invoked the Fifth Amendment Saturday morning as she answered questions in a deposition for a civil case against her.

Anthony, 25, is being sued by Zenaida Fernandez-Gonzalez, a Florida woman who claims she suffered damages when Anthony told police a nanny by the same name had kidnapped her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee.

During her murder trial, Anthony’s lawyer, Jose Baez, acknowledged that she had made up the story and that such a nanny never existed.

Although Anthony was clearly irritated, she was “composed” during the deposition, attorney John Morgan told the Orlando Sentinel. “She did not want to be there,” Morgan said, adding that her nostrils flared and she breathed deeply during the 45-minute questioning.

Morgan said that Anthony answered general questions about her presence during the trial – where she was acquitted of murdering Caylee – but she invoked the Fifth Amendment when asked specific questions about her numerous lies.

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