Lawyer's for the 43-year-old claimed: "She looks frankly like a crazy woman," because of graying hair which now reaches down to her waist. "Her appearance has declined," legal eagle William Hendrick said while also who also wants his client to be allowed to wear make-up.
But Windy City Judge Christopher Stride denied the request saying he didn't think she looked unkempt, adding her behavior in court had been exemplary.
“If having gray hair means you are crazy," he said
according to The Chicago Tribune.
"Then I am the craziest person in this court.”
Instead he carried on with jury selection for the trial, in which wannabe sex kitten Yang is charged with shooting and killing Rhoni Reuter her perceived love rival who was about seven months pregnant at the time of her death in October 2007.
Yesterday five men were picked to determine her fate including a municipal worker, a retiree, a food company exec The Chicago Sun Times reports.
More will be chosen today.
A list of potential trial witnesses, was read to the jury pool Tuesday, included not only Gayle but two of his former Chicago Bears teammates from the 1985 Super Bowl squad, Tom Thayer and Emery Moorehead.
It wasn’t clear whether they will actually be called to testify or for which side.
MORE ON MARNI AS SOON AS THE TRIAL CONTINUES