Ryan Murphy’s ‘Jeffrey Dahmer’ story doesn’t please these relatives of victims

Ryan Murphy's new series on Jeffrey Dahmer does not please these relatives of victims
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Ryan Murphy’s new Jeffrey Dahmer series doesn’t sit well with those loved ones (Photo by Evan Peters as Jeffrey Dahmer)

SERIES – Not idealize ” the ” freak ” and that ” memory of the victims “. On Wednesday, September 21 on Netflix, the series of Ryan Murphy, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story which returns, in 10 episodes, to the journey of the famous serial killer from Wisconsin. This is Evan Peters (American Horror Story, X-Men) who plays the cannibalistic killer, who killed at least 17 men between 1978 and 1991.

Jeffrey Dahmer, nicknamed “theThe Milwaukee Cannibal he was convicted of 16 murders and died in prison two years after his incarceration, in 1994, murdered by a fellow inmate. The facts are unspeakable: choosing men in gay bars, sometimes minors, and most of the time of color, he lured them to his house, killed them and dismembered them. as specified 20 minutessometimes necrophiliac and cannibalistic, he kept certain members of his victims in ” Agreement “.

Today, while the stories of serial killers seem to fascinate viewers, the families of Jeffrey Dahmer’s victims denounce this new series, while two films about him were already released in 2002 and 2017.

“Relive the Trauma”

“I know ‘true crime’ is a hit right now, but if you care about victims, my family is mad at this show. It brings up trauma over and over again, and for what? How many movies/series/documentaries do we need? ? »said in TwitterErrol Lindsey’s cousin, one of the men killed.

This evokes Rita Isbell, the older sister of the victim who had lost her temper in front of Dahmer during the trial. A scene transcribed identically in the series and that has gone viral in recent days.

More generally, the Ryan Murphy series has ” rekindled some trauma for the LGBT community Milwaukee, Scott Gunkel explained to the fox. LGBT activist and working in a gay bar where some of the victims came from, she crossed the path of the killer. “They all had families. It is unfortunate that these new movies and series are constantly coming out. It’s hard to turn the page.”he added.

On the casting side, we also call on viewers to take a step back from work. Actor Shaun J. Brown plays Tracy Edwards, a victim who managed to escape from Jeffrey Dahmer: “I am not naive that the murders and true crimes cause a sensation. However, I ask that when you watch the series you remember that these men were sons, best friends, cousins, uncles, with dreams, hopes and goals that they could not achieve. »

The Netflix series about Dahmer is out, let’s not idealize Jeffrey Dahmer just because he’s played by Evan Peters. remember the victims “.

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