Anthony made her remarks Monday at a meeting with creditors in her bankruptcy case in Tampa. She says she is unemployed and has not received any money to tell her story.
Speaking calmly in court, Anthony says she is living off money given to her by her former attorney and through unsolicited gift cards and money.
The 26-year-old Anthony hadn't made any public appearances since she left jail in July 2011. She was acquitted of murder in the death her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee.
Anthony filed for bankruptcy in January, claiming about $1,000 in assets and $792,000 in liabilities.