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Published:April 29th, 2007 04:57 EST
Phil Spector: Guitly or Innocent?

Phil Spector: Guitly or Innocent?

By Caddy Burrows

Phil Spector, a famous music producer, is accused of murdering beautiful actress, Lana Clarkson. I have followed the trial on Court TV. Phil Spector sitting there low in his seat, not saying a word, as his lawyer defends him.

Clarkson went home with Spector on the night of February 3, 2003 after promising to ride with him in his car. She was found the next morning in Spector's mansion, slumped in a chair with a purse around her shoulder. Clarkson was shot through the mouth. The defense says that the starlet had suicidal tendencies.

Two of Spector's former girlfriends testified that he was a crazy man who drank heavily and pointed guns at them. The defense lawyer said that Spector was too short to drag Clarkson's near 6 foot body down a flight of stairs and place it in the chair.

The coroner's report stated that Clarkson's death was a homicide. Her friend and fellow actress, Sally Kirkland, stated on MSNBC that she was very offended that people think Clarkson killed herself. She said, “If someone was suicidal why would they be planning parties and trips?" Kirkland stated that Clarkson had been planning a party for her the next weekend.  Furthermore, Kirkland claimed that Clarkson was planning a one-woman comedy show.

Clarkson has been labeled a Class B actress. She has had a few small roles in the past. She was a very beautiful woman with blonde hair and blue eyes. She starred in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” in the 80s and also had a famous role in “Barbarian Queen.”