Didn’t Do It, Nobody Saw Me Do It, Can’t Prove Anything.

Ah, the Perils of Reality Programming.

Mr. Durst was acquitted in the Texas killing, and was never arrested in the disappearance of his wife or the death of his friend. But on Saturday, he found himself in custody once again, arrested on a charge of murder as he walked into a New Orleans hotel he had checked into under a false name.
On Sunday night, in the final moments of the final episode of a six-part HBO documentary about him, “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” Mr. Durst seemed to veer toward a confession that could lift the shroud of mystery that surrounds the deaths of three people over the course of three decades.
“What the hell did I do?” Mr. Durst whispers to himself in an unguarded moment caught on a microphone he wore during filming. “Killed them all, of course.”

He does have a good alibi, of sorts.  Nobody believes anything on Reality Programming is “Real”, and everybody who does these shows always goes into “acting” mode, acting for the cameras.  If you remember, Jim Carey on the Truman Show veered into camera-mode when he knew everything about him was being staged.

So he can make his situation similar to the hip hop artist who talked of doing big bad things.  Or go the OJ Simpson route and suggest they missed a caveat of “IF” or a hypothetical before “Kill them all, of course” or “I Did It”.

Why is he having HBO follow him around for a long in-depth show?  Is that Just Narcissism?

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