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James Holmes admirer opens up to reporter about killer crush

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Accused movie theater shooter James Holmes makes his first court appearance at the Arapahoe County on July 23, 2012 in Centennial, Colorado. According to police, Holmes killed 12 people and injured 58 others during a shooting rampage at an opening night screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, in Aurora, Colorado. RJ Sangosti-Pool/Getty Images

Last night in Colorado, a judge ordered James Holmes, the man suspected of killing 12 people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. to stand trial. All this week , prosecution witnesses testified that Holmes spent weeks planning the attack at a late night showing of "The Dark Knight Rises." Many described an intensely gruesome scene. 

Among those watching this testimony this week are a number of folks who support James Holmes, including a young woman named Misty Benjamin, who is so smitten with the suspected killer she carries a photo of him in her wallet.

Reporter Christine Pelisek wrote about her for the Daily Beast. She joins the show to tell us about women she met who have an obsession with James Holmes. 

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