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Arias Trial's Most Outrageous Moments: 50 Shades Of Jodi Arias

Jodi Arias

First Posted: 05/06/13 EDT Updated: 05/06/13 EDT

PHOENIZ, Ariz. -- If you watched every moment of the Jodi Arias trial, you saw things you'd otherwise only see in a pornographic movie.

Any criminal trial might have a few salacious moments, but the 32-year-old's two weeks on the witness stand left trial watchers -- both passive TV viewers and seasoned courtroom legal analysts -- with jaws dropped.

This is a trial where the jury heard a phone sex recording of the defendant and her slain ex-boyfriend panting and moaning in the throes of sexual climax -- and saw NSFW photos of the couple's naked sex play.

At various high points -- or low points -- we heard such jargon as "tossed salad," "three-holed wonder" and "bare baby" crotch grooming. If you're not familiar with those terms, we suggest you look them up from a home computer after any young ones in your life have been put to bed.

Nothing was off limits. Anal sex, oral sex, bondage and sexual "facials" were all mentioned in testimony.

The Huffington Post has gone over Arias' police interrogations, testimony and evidence presented in the case and compiled 50 of Arias' more bizarre statements.

Read the 50 Shades of Arias: (Readers are warned that some of the content is graphic)

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  • Foreplay

    "He refused to kiss me because he said it was gross ... maybe because I had been performing oral sex, but he kissed me on the cheek and then left," Arias said in court about a September 2006 sexual liaison with Alexander.

  • Foreplay

    "Sometimes it hurt if it got in my eyes," Arias said on March 4, 2013, about receiving facials. "I couldn't help feeling I was kind of like a prostitute," Arias said.

  • Foreplay

    "Oh my God that is so debasing, but I like it," Arias said in a 2008 recorded conversation with Alexander when he said he wanted to tie her to a tree and have anal sex with her.

  • Sex

    "To me sex is sex, there are just different ways to have sex. And it seemed like Travis was, kind of — I don't know how to put it, but it seemed like he had the Bill Clinton version, whereas over here it seemed like oral and anal were also sex to me. But not for him," Arias testified on Feb. 6, 2013.

  • The Love Affair

    "I felt an attraction to him and the feeling was mutual and I wanted to, I just wanted to, I don't know. I wanted to do what he wanted to do," Arias said of giving Alexander oral sex in September 2006, in the weeks following their initial meeting in Nevada.

  • The Love Affair

    "I wanted to [abide] with the law of chastity because I believed that our relationship would be blessed if we did that," Arias testified.in February 2013.

  • Fairy Tales

    “We dated for like five months and we broke up and actually did not see each other for quite a bit,” Arias said. “[We] tried to remain friends, more like buddies. We were intimate but I would not say romantic as far as a relationship goes,” Arias told police on June 10, 2008.

  • The Love Affair

    “I believe he had aspects of himself that are beautiful and ugly, just as I do," Arias said.on Feb. 26, 2013. <em>Note: The domain JFineart.com was previously owned by Jodi Arias. The domain now belongs to a new owner, who has no connection to this photograph.</em>

  • Fairy Tales

    "When we broke up ... it was kind of a mutual thing, but I sort of more broke up with him and it was kind of hard to do because I really loved him. But, I just realized that without trust, you can`t have anything, and I had violated his trust," Arias told police on July 15, 2008.

  • Fairy Tales

    "It`s not that I don`t love Travis and it`s not that I don`t still love him, but I really needed to move on," Arias told police on July 15, 2008.

  • Sex

    "I probably would have let him continue, but it was too painful," Arias testified in reference to having anal sex with Alexander on Nov. 26, 2008 — the day he baptized Arias into the Mormon faith. She added, "[I felt like] a piece of toilet paper."

  • Sex

    "I asked him to stop because he hadn't shaved and it was scratchy," Arias said on Feb, 19, 2013, in regard to Alexander allegedly performing oral sex on her the day he was killed.

  • Lies

    "Lying isn't typically something I just do. The lies I've told in this case can be tied directly back to either protecting Travis' reputation or my involvement in his death ... because I was very ashamed," Arias said in court on March 7, 2013.

  • Lies

    "If I go to trial for this and if I`m convicted for this, whoever did this is going to be sitting very pretty somewhere -- glad that it was not them," Arias told police on July 15, 2008.

  • Lies

    "If I killed Travis, I would beg for the death penalty," Arias commented to a police detective in July 2008.

  • Lies

    "If I was going to ever try to kill somebody, I would use gloves. I have plenty of them," Arias told a police detective in July 2008.

  • Lies

    "I'm all for the Ten Commandments — thou shall not kill," Arias told police in July 2008.

  • Lies

    "I understand all the evidence is really compelling ... I've never even shot a gun. That's heinous. I can't imagine slitting anyone's throat." Arias told the TV show "Inside Edition" in 2008, after she was indicted for killing Alexander.

  • Lies

    "I don't have a gun ... I've never seen it ... I don't even know what a .25 looks like," Arias told police on July 15, 2008.

  • Lies

    "You sure it was me? I was not there. I didn't hurt Travis," Arias told police on July 15, 2008, when she was told authorities had photographic evidence that she was at Alexander's house the day he died.

  • Lies

    "I'm not the brightest person, but I don't think I could stab him, I'd have to shoot him … The least I could do is make it as humane as possible," Arias told a police detective on July 15, 2008.

  • Lies

    "I don't think I've ever even fired a gun ... water guns, but not a real gun," Arias told police on July 15, 2008, when asked about the .25 caliber handgun used in Alexander's slaying.

  • Lies

    "I think he was shot … I heard this loud ring – I don't remember. Travis was screaming. I know I got hit in the head … There were two people there … one was a guy and one was a girl … The girl wanted to kill me ... I was really scared. I was freaked out of my mind," Arias told police on July 15, 2008, after she finally admitted being at Alexander's home when he was murdered but denied she was involved in the killing. Arias told police two intruders – white Americans with beanies covering their faces – killed Alexander and let her live.

  • Lies

    "I think there was a naive belief that I could pretend [Alexander's murder] didn't really happen," Arias said in a 2009 interview with "48 Hours."

  • Lies

    “I couldn’t keep my stories straight. It’s all the same thing, just different versions – I couldn’t keep my lies straight,” Arias said on Feb. 27, 2013, while detailing her confusing web of deception.

  • Lies

    "I understand that there will always be questions," Arias said on March 7, 2013, when she was asked by her attorney why, given all the lies she has admitted to, anyone should believe anything she says.

  • Bloodshed

    "It started where Travis was in the shower. I was taking photos of him [and] the camera slipped ... It fell onto the ground. He got very angry. He stepped out of the shower and lifted me up and body-slammed me … I ran down the hallway ... into the closet. I grabbed the gun [and] ran out ... I just wanted him to stop, so I pointed the gun at him ... He lunged at me right around the time the gun went off. I didn't mean for it to go off," Arias said of the events of June 4, 2008.

  • Bloodshed

    "It was like mortal terror. I pissed him off the worst I'd ever seen him pissed off," Arias testified on Feb. 20, 2013. She was referring to Alexander allegedly attacking her on June 4, 2008, when she dropped his camera. "I was scared ... He's freaking out. I'm freaking out," Arias said.

  • Bloodshed

    “I didn’t choose to escalate it. I was trying to deescalate it," Arias said on Feb. 28, 2013.

  • Bloodshed

    “The gun went off. I did not mean to shoot him or anything,” Arias testified on Feb. 20, 2013.

  • Bloodshed

    "I was scared and I couldn't imagine calling 911 and telling them what I had just done," Arias testified on Feb. 20, 2013. "I was scared of what would happen to me."

  • Bloodshed

    "The simple answer is that he attacked me and I defended myself," Arias testified on April 2, 2013.

  • Bloodshed

    "There's a morbid curiosity ... I mean I am curious," Arias told police when asked if she wanted to view the crime scene photos.

  • Bad Memory

    "There is a part of me that does not want to remember it ... [but] I feel like I am the person who deserves to sit with those memories that I don't have right now," Arias said on March 5, 2013, of Alexander's killing.

  • Bad Memory

    "I can't explain why my mind did what it did ... I really don't know," Arias said on March 6, 2013, of why she had no memory of killing Alexander.

  • Bad Memory

    "I don't believe I have memory issues that are really persistent," Arias said on March 6, 2013.

  • Bad Memory

    "Well, as far as what happened on June 4, I don't know how the mind works necessarily, but I know that that was the most traumatic experience of my life ... I don't have other blackouts that I can recall, when memories get foggy when I get stressful. I think that I actually have a very good memory. I can remember tons of things. But when I'm under a stressful situation, it's as if my mind, if you can imagine a computer that freezes, it’s turned on but it's not functioning. You can hit the keys, but nothing's happening, just like the sound waves are hitting my ears, but the brain is not computing," Arias said on March 6, 2013, when asked why she could clearly remember some things, but not others.

  • Bad Memory

    "I don't think I have a problem," Arias replied said on Feb 26, 2013, when the prosecutor asked her if she had memory problems.

  • Bad Memory

    "I think that I have a good memory and June 4 is an anomaly for me ... it's in a class of its own and I can't explain what kind of state of mind I was in. Most of the day was an entire blank and little pieces have come back, but not very many," Arias said on March 7, 2013.

  • Bravado

    "Usually, when men like you are screaming at me or grilling me, it makes my brain scramble," Arias told the prosecutor on Feb. 21, 2013.

  • Bravado

    "You f--ked up. What you told my attorney next day directly contradicts what I've been saying for over a year. Get down here ASAP and see me before you talk to them again and before you testify so we can fix this," Arias allegedly wrote in a magazine prosecutors say she tried to smuggle to a friend visiting her behind bars in August 2011.

  • Bravado

    "You go in circles … You're making my brain scramble," Arias told the prosecutor on Feb. 26, 2013.

  • Bravado

    "Those afflicted with Little Man's Syndrome taint society's perception of genuinely good men who happen to be vertically challenged," Arias allegedly Tweeted in regard to the prosecutor. According to Fox 10 News, Arias has been communicating with her followers via Twitter since February. The account, according to the news network, is managed by Arias' friend, Donavan Bering.

  • Bravado

    “Hmm... Anger Management problems anyone?” Arias allegedly Tweeted on April 5. An apparent dig at prosecutor Juan Martinez who is famously aggressive for his questioning of witnesses on the stand.

  • Bravado

    "Actually, Nancy, that finger was for you. Have a nice day," Arias allegedly Tweeted about Nancy Grace after images of Arias making what appeared to be a vulgar gesture in court on March 21, 2013 became the talk of social media.

  • Off The Wall

    "I had issues with Travis [but] I had worse issues with other people and they're all still alive," Arias told police.

  • Off The Wall

    "I kicked a dog once ... We had this dog, his name was doggy boy ... [he] stayed in the backyard ... At one point, though, he was untied, and I took the trash out and he tore diapers all over the yard and of course I had to clean it up ... I got mad and I just kicked him with my right foot. He just moved a few feet and he didn't yelp or anything, but he just ran away, and I never saw him again after that ... I've never seen him since and I need to apologize for that to him," Arias told police on July 15, 2008.

  • Off The Wall

    "I know that he`s in a good place and I know that he`s fine. I know that he`s doing great," Arias said of Alexander on July 15, 2008.

  • Off The Wall

    "I`m not, like, violent … I`m not a murderer," Arias told police on July 15, 2008.

  • Off The Wall

    "No jury is going to convict me ... you can mark my words on that one — no jury will convict me," Arias told the TV show "Inside Edition" in 2008, after she was indicted for murdering Alexander.