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‘Making a Murderer’ directors answer fan questions, theories with #AskMAM

Still have questions?


Christine Friar


Posted on Jan 21, 2016   Updated on May 27, 2021, 8:15 am CDT

Still have questions after reading all the Making a Murderer fan theories

Major players like prosecutor Ken Kratz and ex-fiancée Jodi Stachowski have stepped forward to cast doubt on the Netflix show’s depiction of the case after it saw some initial success. So directors Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi sat down on the show’s official Twitter Wednesday to help clear the air and address fan concerns. All fans had to do was tweet their questions using #AskMAM

So take, for example, the fact that Steven Avery’s DNA was found under the hood of Teresa Halbach’s car. It’s a piece of evidence Kratz claimed was just as important as the blood found in the trunk, but the directors are saying the evidence was disputed and ultimately insignificant to the movie: 

The directors also addressed the new issue of Jodi Stachowski, Avery’s former fiancée, who steadfastly defended his character and innocence over the course of the documentary only to appear on Nancy Grace in January and say that Avery is “not innocent.” 

They even addressed reports that Teresa Halbach had complained to her boss about Steven Avery before she went missing:

You can check out all of the directors’ responses over on Making a Murderer’s Twitter account.

H/T Vulture | Screengrab via Daily Show/Comedy Central

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*First Published: Jan 21, 2016, 5:53 pm CST