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We'll be back testimony set to resume in the -- areas death penalty trial about an hour or so from now.
And it comes on the heels of new twists and turns yesterday in the court room.
Including a heated exchange over a classic fairy tale as you probably know by now areas admits that she killed her ex boyfriend.
But she says she did it in self defense.
Prosecutors say she planned his murder and then carried it out in a vengeful rage yesterday the prosecution dropped a bombshell claim.
That areas wrote a so called manifesto while in jail in the event that she became famous.
The lead prosecutor also questioned the credibility of -- defense witness.
Who said areas was the victim of domestic violence at the hands of her ex boyfriend.
This same psychotherapist has argued Snow White was also -- battered woman.
You speak to anybody involved this fantastical tale.
I think the answer would be quite obvious that I couldn't speak just lying on his -- this doesn't tell us what would -- -- open.
Okay that would be.
Adam Housley -- more now from our West Coast newsroom Adam.
Yeah -- just another day in the -- -- areas murder trial you mentioned that there's also this manifesto which we expect to hear more from this morning as well as.
The contention by the prosecutor about -- areas having an IQ like Einstein's all this came out of the end of the day they had a couple of side bars.
Then at one point he turned the prosecutor turned to the judge and -- -- -- will start this again tomorrow and into the day a bit early.
So we are all waiting to see how this all begin this morning the prosecutor being extremely aggressive with his -- defense witness Alice -- I'll let.
I see of course claims that -- areas was a victim not -- physical abuse but also mental abuse that they had to Travis Alexander the victim and all this.
But the prosecutors say that basically she's biased this is all planned out and of course he's going to say that.
And listen to this back and forth between two yesterday.
In your nose.
Sign copies of that that.
It is tribute in -- -- became famous.
I believe -- And again if that is true doesn't that's the beginning game -- -- he defended.
No I don't think it doesn't help.
That's basically where we ended and what's interesting about this -- he's trying to show that her -- buildings in question here.
-- only did she say that if -- -- lied to her there are are different times it doesn't matter because it's the overall theme basically -- Travis Alexander's emails.
But the prosecutor also alleges he ever in an interview some of these other women that he had relationships with you basically basing this decision.
On an interview you had with -- areas and emails and so now this manifesto becomes front consider we're curious to see what it says we do know that -- -- had some interesting moments in those.
I and that holding area in northern California we saw the video here -- box a couple of weeks ago where she's standing on her head and talking about make up before -- booking photo so.
-- as you can see -- every day something different this case and we are very curious after Snow White on Friday and yesterday.
What this manifesto is all about today.
-- -- brother all right Adam thank you very much to.
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