THOSE WHO ARE ON THE COVER OF “TIME”…END UP DOING TIME
Such goes the saying that Robert Durst should have paid more attention to before he agreed to tell his story on the HBO documentary “The Jinx”. Durst has been the subject of many cover stories, many news articles, and even a film starring Ryan Gosling. Now, thanks in part to evidence brought to light on “The Jinx,” Durst is doing time in a New Orleans jail. He was arrested March 14, 2015–not coincidentally the same day as the last episode of the show aired–on a warrant for first degree murder issued by the Los Angeles Police Department.
The murder? The 2000 murder of one of his closest friends, crime novelist Susan Berman. That case, as well as the suspicious disappearance of his first wife, Katherine Durst, in 1982 have remained “cold cases,” and were in large part the reason for the documentary into Durst’s life. The other reason: Durst wanted to tell “his story.” [Read more…]