and steadily found her voice as an activist for others facing wrongful convictions.After breaking from Sollecito, which whom she is still in touch, Knox began another relationship.Five years ago today I was freed from four years of wrongful imprisonment." Before having moved in together, the couple had also travelled to Detroit in March 2016 this year.The case that changed Knox's life forever has recently been re-examined in a new Netflix documentary, with the young woman has revealing how she struggled to find herself under the microscope, including having her sex life constantly examined in the protracted case.Knox also said she struggled with the idea that people still thought she was guilty despite being exonerated.In the opening moments of the documentary, she wrote: "There are people who believe in my innocence and there are people who believe in my guilt and there’s no in between." Rudy Guede was convicted of Kercher's murder in 2008 and is now serving a 16-year prison sentence.Knox and her then boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito faced charges of sexually assaulting, beating and slitting the throat of a British student, Meredith Kercher, while in Italy.
Writing about the decision, she said the couple were not yet ready to get married or to start a family but it was "still a big deal to us." She wrote: "Our intimacy advanced to the point that we decided to join forces, combine resources, and weave together our separate strands." Just two days before making the relationship public, the young woman shared the date October 3, writing: "October 3rd, 2011.
“So I look forward to that part of my life that I had always taken for granted growing up and then had to let go of in prison.” • Watch the full episode of People Features: Amanda Knox — My Life After Prison, streaming now on People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN).
Go to PEOPLE.com/PEN or download the app on your favorite streaming device. “There’s a playfulness to her that I think seems surprising given how she appears in the documentary,” he says.
Italy’s highest court eventually exonerated her and Sollecito in 2015.
A third person, Rudy Guede, was also convicted of Kercher’s murder and remains behind bars.
The 29-year-old confirmed she was now dating Christopher Robinson on social media, writing that the couple had been in a relationship since February 13, 2016.