Skip to comments.Frey: Let Scott rot
Posted on 12/30/2004 11:30:36 AM PST by Tarpaulin
The death penalty is too easy for Scott Peterson, who should be forced to rot in prison for years reliving his crime, his former mistress believes.
Amber Frey, the willowy blond masseuse whose steely testimony about his web of deceptions sealed his fate, told NBC's Matt Lauer she would have preferred for Peterson to be sentenced to life in prison instead.
"I felt life [in prison] gives him every day to live with what has happened," she said in her first interview since her ex-lover's conviction. The interview also came just days before her memoir "Witness: For the Prosecution of Scott Peterson" is to be released.
"It's almost to me death is so much simpler ... You know that he doesn't have to live with that every day," Frey told Lauer in an interview scheduled to air on Monday and Tuesday on "Today" and "Dateline."
She became romantically involved with Peterson just weeks before he killed his eight-months pregnant wife Laci and dumped her body into San Francisco Bay.
Frey stayed out of the spotlight since her stunning admission at a 2003 press conference that she had been dating Peterson at the time of his wife's disappearance - and that he had lied to her about not being married.
Court testimony later revealed that when she realized her new boyfriend was the husband of the famously missing Modesto, Calif., woman, Frey agreed to help police by secretly taping phone conversations with Peterson. Those tapes annihilated Peterson's credibility during his trial, as he told her whopper after whopper while police searched for his missing wife.
Frey told NBC her "stomach was turning" as she waited for Peterson to call her. "I was shaking," she said. "My hands were just sweaty."
She also described watching Peterson doing TV interviews shortly after she went public with their affair.
She thought to herself "that he was just a piece of work ... There isn't any truth that comes out of this man's mouth. And I just saw him, you know, as this compulsive liar, I mean, pathological liar."
I think knowing that you will be put to death, eventually, would be rather hard to live with.
Peterson will die of old age unless an inmate kills him. I doubt there will ever be another execution in California.
She's a "willowy blond masseuse" and was his "girlfriend?" Yeah right - she was probably just giving him 'happy endings' after the massages, which is prostitution. No wonder he wanted to hang with her so much.
Rot. Let Scott fry.
I take it the author is willing to pony up the bucks to keep him in prison. 30K/year, in CA more likey 40K/year. About the same price as Harvard and MIT.
I've changed my mind about the death penalty. Since we all die, and many of us not as easily as some convicts, I'd rather he face a life time of misery and hopelessness, unless we could go back to public hangings. Lethal injection is just too damn easy.
He'll have 30 some years to live with what he did. Plus, he'll have 30 some years to think about dying.
Now we have this extended one-night stand writing a book and being "Celebritized" by the MSM. Meanwhile, her attorney, Gloria Allreid has been hanging on to this publicity gravy Train with both hands. Tune in next week for the latest installment.....
Life would be a good sentence for somebody with a conscience....I have the feeling Scaught feels no remorse over the killings, just over getting arrested and convicted...
Aren't her 15 minutes up yet?
>Yeah right - she was probably just giving him 'happy >endings' after the massages, which is prostitution
He went to a Christmas Party with her and even hung out with her kid. He spun her a lie about his wife being dead and that he traveled out of town alot. While she is most niave, that doesn't make her a prostitute and you should be ashamed of yourself for calling her that.
Why don't you go do some research on the case before you go casting judgement.
This is California...he'll have 30 years of marriage proposals...
There's a lot of people who are licensed massage therapists like Amber Frey...it's not a prostitution job....
Some of them are. And going by Amber Frey's background, aren't both of her kids born out of wedlock? She doesn't seem to be someone with alot of common sense.
I hope his boyfriend doesn't get mad.
She obviously doesn't have a lot of common sense but to brand her as a prostitute is a little mean. I think her problem is, like with many women, they are far too trusting of men. They are willing to give themselves to someone who is not trustworthy.
How could she be niave, her child's father a married former customer. Reasearch is great!!!
"This is California...he'll have 30 years of marriage proposals..."
He probably got sold for cigarettes before he hit the prison door...
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