The criminal activity anthology series Dirty John– which premiered in 2018 on Bravo– is now transferring to the U.S.A. network with an entire brand-new story to inform. For Season 2, the series will concentrate on Dan and Betty Broderick, whose split was so nasty Oprah Winfrey called it among “America’s messiest divorces.”
Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story stars Christian Slater and Amanda Peet as the notorious California couple whose divorce ended in a double- murder. The series will inform the story of how the relationship of a relatively ideal couple who were wed for 16 years and shared 4 children ended in disaster.
The story starts in the early days of the relationship– which started in the 1960 s– and will include their 1969 wedding event, their highly-publicized divorce in 1986, and the scenarios surrounding the 1989 murder of Dan Broderick and his second better half, Linda, which Betty Broderick devoted.
“I wanted a husband and a family; Dan needed a wife that could wait on him,” Peet as Betty states in the Season 2 trailer. “I would’ve been treated better if I’d been a dog and served my master. I’m amazed it only took one bullet to kill Dan Broderick.”
Later on in the trailer, Betty states that after being wed for 16 years her hubby turned 40 and went out with a 19- year-old and a sportscar She includes that Dan had her devoted to a psych ward.
“I’m not the crazy one — he is,” states Betty.
According to Individuals publication, the real Betty Broderick was 41 when she shot her ex-husband and his brand-new better half. She never ever rejected that she killed the couple, however she declared in her defense that the murders were the result of years of mental and physical abuse that she states she struggled with Dan.
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Betty Broderick was founded guilty of 2 counts of second- degree murder and got a sentence of 32 years to life in jail. She is currently serving her sentence at the California Organization for Women in Chino, California.
In 2010, her ask for parole was rejected due to the fact that she didn’t acknowledge any misdeed and stopped working to show regret. She was rejected once again in 2011 and 2017, and won’ t be qualified for parole once again up until 2032.
Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story will premiere this summertime on the U.S.A. Network. The first season– which concentrated on the relationship of Debra Newell and John Meehan (played by Connie Britton and Eric Bana) is readily available for streaming on Netflix.