There Is A Lot Of Love For The Defense Lawyers From “Making A Murderer”

“My wife finds this very, very hard to believe,” Dean Strang told a reporter.

1. Over the last few weeks, the world has been binge-watching Netflix’s crime documentary Making a Murderer.


The series follows the story of Steven Avery, a man wrongly convicted of sexual assault who went on to be accused of murder upon his release.

2. Despite the tragic story, people have found two new heroes in the form of Wisconsin defense lawyers Dean Strang and Jerry Buting.

3. This photo has also become a very popular meme, which started by this tweet from Kate Briquelet.

4. People are also screengrabbing, printing, and even framing photos of the two lawyers together.

5. To many, they’ve become an inspiration.

6. Some fans are comparing the duo to fictional lawyer and classic hero of literature Atticus Finch.

7. There’s even a Tumblr account that goes into great detail about their fashion choices.

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8. It resulted in this question.

Do hero lawyers Dean Strang and Jerome Buting realize all the fan girls they have on Twitter? #MakingAMurderer

— Kate Briquelet (@kbriquelet)

9. Well… They are aware of their popularity.

Here I am telling Dean Strang about the ladies out there straight up crushin' on him after watching #MakingAMurderer

— Chris Lay (@TotesChris)

10. Strang was also asked about people having a crush on him in a live-stream interview with news anchor Michelle Li from WISCTV News 3.

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Jamie Jones is a senior staff writer for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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