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The Jinx director compares convicted murderer Robert Durst and Donald Trump

The Jinx director compares convicted murderer Robert Durst and Donald Trump

Convicted murderer Robert Durst was mentioned The jinx Director Andrew Jarecki Another person prone to lying: former US President Donald Trump.

Jarecki spoke to The Independent before release The Jinx – Part Twoa sequel to his hit 2015 series about the multiple murder allegations against a Dorset real estate heir, which is set to air on Max on Sunday.

In the first series, Durst lies to Jarecki about being in Madrid in order to get out of an interview, although it is later revealed that he was in Los Angeles.

“Bob is like Trump in that way, he's very good at dodging something,” Jarecki said.

“The Germans have this word 'blitzkrieg' – a blitzkrieg – something you can pull off in a second. And so I know that Bob was sitting in a restaurant in Los Angeles, listening to some Spanish music, and he said, 'I'm sorry I can't do the interview, I'm in Madrid”.

Trump, 77, is currently facing criminal trial in New York City on charges of falsifying business records to hide payments to an adult film star before the 2016 presidential election.

Robert Durst (left) and Donald Trump (Getty Images)

Durst was convicted in 2021 for the 2000 murder of his best friend, Susan Berman, in part thanks to The jinx. While wearing a microphone for the series, Durst was caught unwittingly saying to himself in the bathroom: “What did I do? I killed them all, of course.

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Less than 24 hours ago The jinx The finale aired, and Durst was arrested on first-degree murder charges related to Berman's death.

The millionaire was first accused of murdering his wife, Kathleen Durst, after her mysterious disappearance in 1982; However, her body was never found.

In 2001, he was arrested for the murder of his neighbor Maurice Black, only to be acquitted of all charges after claiming he had acted in self-defence.

In January 2022, Durst died at the age of 78 of cardiac arrest after just four months in prison, having suffered “a series of medical problems”.

The Jinx – Part Two The documentary, which became a national news story in 2015, looks at the aftermath of Durst's conviction and eventual death.

The Jinx – Part Two It will air in the US on Sunday, April 21 at 10pm ET/PT, with new episodes debuting weekly on HBO and streaming on Max. Viewers in the UK can watch weekly episodes exclusively on Sky Documentaries and now from Monday 22 April.