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On stand, Arias describes episodes of sex, violence

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On stand, Arias describes episodes of sex, violence

Editor's note: The following blog contains graphic language of a sexual nature which some readers may find offensive.

In Session on truTV will air Jodi Arias' testimony Wednesday starting at 9 a.m. ET. You can also follow the trial live on HLNtv.com starting at 1 p.m. ET

Jodi Arias' defense attorneys played a recording of a phone sex conversation between Arias and Travis Alexander Tuesday. Arias put her head down and started crying when the recording began playing. Shamefully embarrassed, she cried the entire time.

Arias also said Alexander coaxed her into role-playing of a disturbing nature. "He wanted me to dress up in a school girl outfit with braids. I didn’t have a school girl outfit so I looked through my closet to see if there was anything comparable," she said.

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In Session and HLNtv.com are live-blogged Arias' testimony Tuesday. Click here for Monday's riveting revelations from the standRead below for minute-by-minute updates from her testimony Tuesday (best read from the bottom up):

6:32 p.m. ET: Judge Sherry Stephens has recessed the court for the evening. A hearing about the defense's motion accusing Juan Martinez of prosecutorial misconduct will be begin at 12 p.m. ET Wednesday. This proceeding will be closed to the media. Testimony is expected to pick back up when the hearing has concluded.

6:30 p.m. ET: Arias said she was worried about telling Alexander what happened to the BMW.

6:28 p.m. ET: When Arias was moving back to Yreka, California, in the spring of 2008, she rented a U-Haul truck that included a way for her to trailer the BMW behind it. The BMW was left in first gear when she was dragging it behind the U-Haul, and it ruined the engine or transmission.

6:26 p.m. ET: Alexander let Arias take over the payments on his BMW. The car had mechanical problems, so she was reluctant about the deal at first.

6:24 p.m. ET: Arias is talking about how she packed up and left to move, but came back and stayed two more days with Alexander at his house.

6:21 p.m. ET: When Arias finally told Alexander she wanted to move back home, Alexander said he wanted her to stay. She moved back to Yreka, California, about five weeks after he hit her in the car. During this five-week period, Arias continued to have sexual encounters with Alexander.

6:18 p.m. ET: Arias said they had sex that afternoon and spent the evening together. She did not tell him she wanted to move back to California.

6:17 p.m. ET: Nurmi asked Arias if she wanted to move and was miserable, why did she go back to his house with Starbucks. Arias said he seemed to have calmed down, and she still loved him.

6:15 p.m. ET: Nurmi asked Arias why she move out of Mesa, Arizona, so quickly? Arias said she was miserable, because of the emotional "rollercoaster" their relationship had become. The episode in the car made her want to move back home to Yreka, California.

6:12 p.m. ET: Arias said after Alexander hit her in the car, he said he loved her and asked her to come over to have "make-up sex." Arias went over to his house and with products from Starbucks.

6:08 p.m. ET: Nurmi said Arias gave Alexander $900 during the month of January 2008. Alexander promised to pay it back before she needed to pay her own bills. She had a check bounce, because she allowed him to borrow so much money from her. Eventually, Alexander paid her back, but did not pay for her overdraft fees.

6:03 p.m. ET: Arias is going through bank records of checks she sent to Alexander illustrating how much money she lent him over the course of their relationship.

6:01 p.m. ET: After Alexander hit her, Arias said she called her mom to ask for money so she could move away from Alexander in Mesa, Arizona, back home to Yreka, Arizona.

5:58 p.m. ET: Arias is talking about a time Alexander got physical with her in March 2008. Alexander hit her when he was driving on the freeway.

5:56 p.m. ET: Nurmi is recounting all the times Alexander was violent with Arias.

5:53 p.m. ET: Nurmi asks Arias once again why after moving back to Yreka, California, in May 2008, she still wanted attention from Alexander. Arias said he could still make her feel good.

5:51 p.m. ET: Arias said Alexander thrived on compliments, and that is why she said good things about his stamina in bed and his genitalia. She says she faked those orgasms during the phone sex conversation, because she wanted him to be turned on.

5:47 p.m. ET:  Nurmi is asking about the reference from the phone sex conversation where Alexander said he wanted to zip-tie her to a tree and stick it all the way in her. Arias said that was a photoshoot Alexander wanted to do in the woods with her dressed up as Little Red Riding Hood.

5:40 p.m. ET: Arias said Alexander was planning to take pictures of her face with his semen on it, but he never got a chance to do that.

5:39 p.m. ET: Alexander also wanted to take pictures of her in a bikini when they were on a trip to Havasupai, Arizona.

5:36 p.m. ET: Nurmi asked if Alexander coaxed her into taking sexual photos. Arias said one time when she was trying on underwear at a store, she let him take pictures of her.

5:34 p.m. ET: Arias said she needed to build up the courage to record a sex session with Alexander. She says she was afraid it would "get out."

5:33 p.m. ET: Nurmi is asking her about references to pornography and making "legitimate" porn, and whether they ever videotaped them having sex. Arias said they did record themselves having sex one time on June 4, 2008, the same day Alexander died.

5:29 p.m. ET: Arias said Alexander asked her to play with a toy train. He wanted her to rub it on her body in a sexual way. She was also wearing the boys underwear at this time.

5:27 p.m. ET: Defense attorney Nurmi is asking about references in the phone sex conversation about braids. Arias said Alexander wanted her to look younger, and one time, he even asked her to act younger. Arias is telling the story of when he asked her to act younger, and it was prior to January 2008.

"I still had blonde hair, and he called me Pollyanna with the braids, that kinda thing. So, yeah I believe it was to make me appear a little bit younger," said Arias.

5:25 p.m. ET: Arias said she liked the romantic theme of that night.

"I didn’t set the theme. He set the theme and I was a willing participant," said Arias.

5:24 p.m. ET: Arias is talking about how Alexander made her seem like a "goddess" the night she had sex with him in the bathtub. She is describing a romantic setting with lights and candles. Alexander also had rose petals scattered all around the floor.

5:21 p.m. ET: Alexander asked Arias to put the pop rocks in her mouth as she gave him oral sex. He put the Tootsie Pops inside of her vagina. She complied with his requests.

5:20 p.m. ET: Arias said when she got to Alexander's house, they had vaginal sex two times in the bathtub. Alexander said it was underwater so it didn't count in regards to the Mormon law of chastity.

“I didn’t think it was serious. He said it was underwater, so it doesn’t count – when talking about having vaginal sex in the bathtub,” said Arias.

5:18 p.m. ET: When Arias was heading over to Alexander's house in her school girl outfit, Alexander asked her to stop and get "Pop Rocks" and "Tootsie Pops."

5:15 p.m. ET: Nurmi is asking her about what the references to "Pop Rocks" and "Tootsie Pops" were about during the phone sex conversation.

"He wanted me to dress up in a school girl outfit with braids. I didn’t have a school girl outfit so I looked through my closet to see if there was anything comparable," said Arias.

5:12 p.m. ET: Arias said Alexander had oral and vaginal sex with her while she was asleep.

5:11 p.m. ET: Nurmi asked Arias if she was 12 years old when the conversation was recorded.

"No," said Arias.

Nurmi followed up by asking Arias if that was her first orgasm.

"No," said Arias.

5:09 p.m. ET: Defense attorney Nurmi is asking Arias about Danny Jones. Jones was brought up during the phone conversation the jury just heard. Nurmi siad Alexander seemed to say he wanted to spend a month with Jones in Argentina.

5:07 p.m. ET: Arias is telling the story of how Alexander grabbed her butt at a Prepaid Legal convention. Alexander would grab her but to show other people she belonged to him, according to Arias.

"Just that he was claiming. That was usually the only time he claimed me in public, when there was another guy in public or something,” said Arias.

5:03 p.m. ET: Nurmi is asking her about sexual encounters she had with Alexander before she moved back to Yreka.

5:01 p.m. ET: Arias said she told Alexander about the guy who tried to kiss her at the bookstore, and Alexander got violent. He pushed her to the ground and started choking her.

4:59 p.m. ET: Arias went on a date with a guy who tried to steal a kiss from her at a bookstore. This upset Alexander, and he threatened beat him up.

4:57 p.m. ET: Defense attorney Nurmi is asking Arias about a comment made to Arias that she deserved to be treated better in front of Alexander.

4:55 p.m. ET: Gus Searcy gave Arias a cellphone in 2008. Arias said the phone had a recording option. She says Alexander wanted her to record and save the conversation.

4:53 p.m. ET: Arias said the phone sex conversation happened on May 10, 2008. At the time, Arias was at her grandparents house in Yreka, California.

4:31 p.m. ET: The phone call is finished. Judge Stephens has recessed the court until 4:50 p.m. ET. The live blog will resume when testimony picks back up.

4:30 p.m. ET: Arias says Alexander has a sexy voice and makes me want to cuddle with him. Alexander says he is getting tired, and Arias says she can tell because he is slurring his words.

4:25 p.m. ET: They are singing Alanis Morissette song together.

4:23 p.m. ET: Arias is talking about a musician she enjoys.

4:21 p.m. ET: Alexander is singing the national anthem. Arias is laughing at him.

4:19 p.m. ET: Arias and Alexander are talking about different songs they enjoy.

4:14 p.m. ET: Alexander is talking about the comic book characters he likes and doesn't like.

4:11 p.m. ET: Arias is discussing the merits of KY lubricant.

4:10 p.m. ET: Alexander said Arias introduced him to KY lubricant. Arias said she has never used it before, but it is great stuff.

4:07 p.m. ET: Alexander sweats on Arias during sex.

4:06 p.m. ET: Arias is waiting on the phone as Alexander cleans up.

4:05 p.m. ET: Alexander is talking about how much semen he produces.

4:04 p.m. ET: Alexander appears to have had an orgasm.

4:03 p.m. ET: Arias is talking about a time they had sex that she really enjoyed.

3:59 p.m. ET: Alexander says he wanted to role play as a park ranger.

3:58 p.m. ET: Alexander said, "The way you moan, Jodi, sounds like a 12-year-old girl having her first orgasm. So hot."

"You’re bad. You make me feel so dirty," said Arias.

3:56 p.m. ET: Arias is crying as the recording is being played.

3:55 p.m. ET: Arias appears to be having an orgasm on the phone.

3:54 p.m. ET: Alexander wants to make "legitimate" porn with Arias. 

3:52 p.m. ET: "You were amazing. You made me feel like a goddess. I wouldn’t say you were like worshiping me. But, you were…you made me feel like I was the most freaking beautiful woman on the whole planet. I so felt like I was the goddess," said Arias.

3:51 p.m. ET: Alexander said he wants pictures of him ejaculating on her face.

3:50 p.m. ET: Arias and Alexander are both telling each other they are masturbating.

3:48 p.m. ET: Arias said, “This is kind of an awkward subject to bring up. But, eventually we’re both going to marry people. And I just get the feeling that they aren’t a lot of Mormon guys like that. I’m sure there are a lot of freaky Mormon girls, but are they the marrying type?”

3:47 p.m. ET: Alexander says he wants to engaged in more oral sex.

3:46 p.m. ET: Alexander said he is going to tie her to a tree and stick it all the way in. Arias responds by saying that is so "debasing" she loves it. Arias said she is game for just about everything he comes up with.

 

"You are so full of ideas," said Arias.

3:43 p.m. ET: Arias said one time Alexander ripped her shorts off and started oral sex.

3:41 p.m. ET: "You have been miserable, and I still raped you," said Alexander.

3:40 p.m. ET: Alexander says Arias is pretty and photogenic. Arias says she thinks she is getting used to herself in front of the camera.

3:39 p.m. ET: Alexander and Arias are talking about someone grabbing his crotch in a picture on a social media account, and whether he is a Mormon or not.

3:37 p.m. ET: "You have the most incredible stamina that I have ever, ever even dreamed of encountering. It’s crazy," said Arias.

3:36 p.m. ET: "Your butt has gotten more attention than any woman on the face of the earth," said Alexander.

3:35 p.m. ET: Alexander says he plans to visit her before he goes to Cancun, Mexico.

3:34 p.m. ET: Arias said the "role playing" was fun. Arias says she likes being "handled."

3:32 p.m. ET: Arias says he has the most incredible stamina she has ever seen. Alexander brags about three-hour sexual sessions with Arias. He says he paces himself.

3:31 p.m. ET: Arias says Alexander grabbed her butt in front of someone. Arias says she likes it. Alexander says he knows how to work that "booty." She laughs and agrees.

3:30 p.m. ET: Alexander is talking about the incident where a drunk woman fell on him at a convention.

3:29 p.m. ET:

 

3:28 p.m. ET: Alexander and Arias are talking about someone who works at Prepaid Legal.

3:27 p.m. ET: Arias is closing her eyes as she listens to the recording of her conversation with Alexander.

3:26 p.m. ET: Now Arias is talking about her plans for June 2008. Alexander doesn't want her to go to Palm Springs in June, because the people there drink and don't have a soul. They are "godless." Arias seems to laugh it off.

3:24 p.m. ET: Alexander and Arias are talking about a trip Arias may take in 2008.

3:23 p.m. ET: The defense is playing a recording of a phone conversation between Alexander and Arias.

3:20 p.m. ET: The judge is warning is the gallery that a recording with sexual content will be played for the jury today. She is asking people in the gallery who may react to the recording to leave now. The jury is walking in to the courtroom now.

3:17 p.m. ET: Arias is in the courtroom the trial should start any minute now.

3:11 p.m. ET: The attorneys are back in the courtroom. The judge is waiting on Arias to begin.

1:23 p.m. ET: Arias is crying. Court is recessing until 3 p.m. ET. The live blog will continue when testimony picks back up.

 

 

1:18 p.m. ET: It is not clear what the judge is waiting on.

1:16 p.m. ET: Judge Stephens is on the bench.

1:13 p.m. ET: Prosecutor Martinez is the only one of the parties still in the courtroom. The judge and Arias' attorneys are not present.

1:02 p.m. ET:

12:58 p.m. ET: Prosecutor Juan Martinez is in court, but Arias and her attorneys are not present.

12:57 p.m. ET: It is still not clear what is delaying the start of court today.

12:49 p.m. ET: 

 

12:43 p.m. ET: Judge Sherry Stephens has summoned the attorneys to her chambers. It is not clear what is delaying court.

 

WATCH: New explosive claims in Arias testimony

Arias’ testimony Monday ended with her detailing a fight she had with Alexander in March of 2008, after she suggested he get professional help following revelations he was "interested" in young boys and minor girls who were sexually mature. Arias said her finger was broken during the fight. In dramatic fashion Monday, Arias held up her hand to the jury and showed them how it hadn’t healed properly.

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