Arias had more than 12,000 followers as of Thursday at her account, being run with help from the outside. The first tweet appeared Feb. 15.
Arias takes swipes at prosecutor Juan Martinez, although he is not named, and TV analyst Nancy Grace.
Those afflicted with Little Man’s Syndrome taint society’s perception of genuinely good men who happen to be vertically challenged.
— Jodi Arias (@Jodiannarias) March 26, 2013
Actually, Nancy, that finger was for you.Have a nice day.
— Jodi Arias (@Jodiannarias) March 22, 2013
A woman in Eugene, Ore., began recruiting signees to the petition at the activist-driven startup change.org Wednesday. “We believe her Twitter proxy account is an attempt to sway the public with more lies and veiled verbal attacks on the Prosecution’s case against her. Jodi Arias should not be able to reach out to the public nor should she be able to profit from the exposure of a televised case for which she is on trial for murder,” the petition stated.
The trial in the 2008 murder of Travis Alexander continues Thursday with more testimony from a defense witness.