Casey Anthony Courtroom Spectator Sentenced To Jail For Obscene Gesture

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(Photo by Red Huber-Pool/Getty Images)

(Photo by Red Huber-Pool/Getty Images)

In what had to be one of the most unusual things to happen so far in the Casey Anthony trial, Matthew Bartlett, a 28-year-old server at the Mall of Millenia T.G.I. Fridays location, was found to be in contempt of court for displaying to prosecuting attorney Jeff Ashton what Judge Belvin Perry referred to as the “middle finger of gratitude”. We wanted to find out what made Bartlett, who was sentenced to six days in jail and ordered to pay a fine of $400 and court costs over $200, commit such a disrespectful act. We went to YouTube, and here’s what we found.

Was it all about the Green Energy cause? And how “clean” will his future be after almost a week in jail and a “not-so-clean” record?

Take a look at Judge Perry’s beatdown below:

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