Girl In Clinton's '3 a.m.' Ad Now 17 And Supports Obama

By: Associated Press/ KKTV
By: Associated Press/ KKTV

Casey Knowles is the sleeping 8-year-old girl appearing in a recent TV ad for Hillary Clinton about the 3 a.m. phone call. It's old footage; Knowles is about to turn 18.

And if you think her appearance constitutes an endorsement of Clinton, think again: Knowles supports Barack Obama, and has been campaigning for him.

The file footage was originally shot for a railroad company advertisement. The Clinton campaign purchased it.

Knowles says she doesn't like the ad, telling ABC's "Good Morning America Weekend Edition" that it's "fear-mongering" and a "cheap hit to take." Knowles says -- quote --"I really prefer Obama's message of looking forward to a bright future."

Knowles says she's been contacted by the Obama campaign, and that she suggested they do a counter ad.

But she says she plans to vote for whichever Democrat wins the nomination.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by SGM Jones Location: C/S on Mar 10, 2008 at 07:09 AM
    Wake up and smell the coffee Casey.
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 16445076 - kktv.com/a?a=16445076
Gray Television, Inc.