Former football star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez is the topic conversation worldwide following the release Netflix’s docuseries, Killer Inside: The Mind Of Aaron Hernandez. In 2017, while in prison serving out a life sentence after he was convicted first-degree murder over the shooting death his friend Odin Lloyd, Hernandez was found dead in his Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center cell. He was hanging from bedsheets attached to a window.
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There has been much speculation regarding Hernandez’s life since his suicide, including rumors that he was secretly homoual. Over the last few days, news reports have surfaced that Hernandez took his own life because his uality—an assertion that his lawyer would later reject. The docuseries goes into intimate details about Hernandez’s life, career, and alleged crimes, but as thorough as this all seems, TMZ reports that victim Odin Lloyd’s family was “blindsided” by the feature.
The publication states that Lloyd’s family feels as if they have to relive a traumatic time in their lives that they’ve been trying to move on from since 2013. The family reportedly didn’t want anything to do with the production Killer Inside: The Mind Of Aaron Hernandez and have repeatedly rejected fers from filmmakers interested in documenting Hernandez’s story. Although members Lloyd’s family are seen in the recently released Netflix series, they didn’t participate nor did they grant Netflix access to use their photos.
The internet can ten be a cruel place, and it’s reported that there have been fans Hernandez who have tracked down and reached out to Lloyd’s family members to insult the murder victim. Lloyd’s family reportedly isn’t seeking legal action against Netflix or production because they just want all the attention to dissipate.