Convicted murderer Steven Avery of Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’ fame has recently announced his engagement to Lynn Hartman, a woman he only saw once after a week of meeting. Despite this happy announcement, Sharon Osbourne was not convinced and expressed her opinion during her appearance on The Talk.
She acted like she was vomiting when the group started to discuss the engagement and even went as far as saying that ‘they are murder groupies.’ She also made fun of how Avery looked like.
“Innocent, guilty, whatever. He still looks like a gnome. Who wants to marry a gnome,” she said.
The other panelists also expressed their own opinions about the recent announcement with Sara Gilbert asking if Hartman did not find any luck on Match.com, while Sherri Shepherd was not as subtle with her own thoughts.
Avery and Hartman’s love story developed as Avery began sending Hartman, who works as a legal secretary, letters for eight months. Then he asked her to marry him over the phone after which Hartman paid Avery a visit at the Waupun Correctional.
Avery was very happy about the engagement saying that their relationship will be forever. He also gushed how Hartman treats him decently and how she is spoiling him. Despite the happy news, many are still not convinced about the match-up accusing Hartman of seeking only for fame and fortune.
“She’s very pretty, there’s no way she’d want Steven Avery usually,” said Sandra Greenman, Avery’s former fiancee, during an interview. She went on to saying that Avery’s family think that something doesn’t add up and that they are afraid that she has other ulterior motives.
On the other hand, Avery’s lawyer Kathryn Zellner defended the couple saying that the two are very much in love. She also added that Avery deserves a chance to be happy. Hartman, for her part, believes Avery had been wrongfully convicted.
Netflix’s docu-drama ‘Making a Murder’ follows the story of Avery who was arrested and convicted together with his nephew Brendan Dassey for the murder of Theresa Halbach in 2007. However, Avery believes that he has been framed as a retaliation for the $36 million
However, Avery believes that he has been framed as a retaliation for the $36-million lawsuit he filed against the Manitowoc county for his wrongful conviction for rape which caused him 18 years in prison after being overturned. Likewise, Dassey’s conviction has also been overturned and is set to be released soon.
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