I think of her as one of the patron saints of Datalounge.
I think she's tremendous!
Dan Jr. looks just like his father. I wonder if the any of the kids have contact with Betty at all.
Well they're certainly not going to have contact with their late goat of a father or the dead slut, are they?
We bet Betty and Meredith have a lot more in common now considering Betty's address for the past 20 or so years.
Rosie O, Ellen D
Yes, I believe they do still have contact with her to some extent. Some of the kids more than the others. One of the sons argued against her release on parole recently. Though he says he has forgiven his mother IIRC he said something about her stil being angry. That she's not remorseful and he thinks she could still be a danger.
I don't think the kids live near her prison.
It's a good thing I don't approve of murder because if I did, I would have to congratulate her. He was a total prick who built his fortune on her back then threw her out with a pittance. He asked for it.
Please, 15. The woman was a nightmare from the beginning and seems to have made her husband's life hell. She enjoyed a lovely life after HE finished school. They didn't get married until 1969 and Dan started making big money as a lawyer in the early 1970s. He also worked hard for his life. Why does she get more credit than he does? He would have finished both med schol and law school without her.
He was very generous with her during the divorce. She was getting well over $100K a year in the 1980s when that was huge money. She is the one who kept demanding more in an attempt to punish him and delay the divorce. Her behavior for many years before she murdered Dan and his wife was deliberately malicious and cruel not only to Dan but to her own children. She was and seems to remain nothing but a selfish bitch. She is exactly where she belongs.
Go back to iVillage.
Yippee, Betty is on again. I love the scenery in San Diego.
how could they make a sequel? she's in JAIL!?
It's Her Final Fury!
Who is this sycophant-psycho friend of Betty that is laughing and giggling over Betty killing two people? "Oh Betty everyone is talking about you, la la la...you're famous. ok freak.
Actually all of her kids are in contact with her. One of the reporters that Betty talked to early on still corresponds with Betty from time to time and sent the reporter a photo of herself the kids and her two grandkids.
R16 doesn't know what the fuck he is talking about. The book Until The 12th of Never is a great book about the case. Neither Dan, Linda or Betty come off very well in it. Betty worked so Dan could go to both law and medical school. You obviously have no clue the legal tricks Dan was doing in order to reduce Betty's alimony and cut her divorce settlement from 50% of what they had at the time of the divorce to around 10%. Betty's alimony wasn't even 20% of what Dan was taking home every month.
Linda sent Betty clippings of ads for wrinkle creams, fat farms, and a photo of herself and Dan with the words "eat your heart out bitch" scrawled on it. Betty's sons had to take Dan's brother to court to get money that belonged to them.
The kids are the only ones that deserve any kind of sympathy. This website has some good info about the case.
Linda Kolkena Broderick was a apparently a relative of Cheryl's. Linda's pussy stunk and Dan came home and positioned his hand near Betty's face to make sure she smelled Linda's lady rot.
Blog about Dan and Betty some of the comments from people who knew all three of them are pretty interesting.
[quote]She is exactly where she belongs.
So are Dan and Linda.
r22 excellent blog about this case! thanks for sharing
Bumping this up because it's Betty Broderick Night again tonight (June 21), the original and sequel are on Lifetime right now (Eastern Time).
How many of you will be in BB drag tonight when you watch this?
Bella da Ball, Palm Springs
I have been so busy with work and family drama, I am going to have a glass of wine and watch the BB Woman Scorned sequel tonight.
Right here with you!
Please, 16. Dan was not very generous with her during the divorce. He did everything to make sure she did not get her rightful share of the material assests. He even went so far as to hide his assests. The man was worth more than $100K, had he not been buddies with the Judge who presided over their divorce case, Betty would have walked away with a lot more than she did.
As for her being a nightmare who made her husband's life a hell from the beginning, it doesn't sound like Dan was a dream who made Betty's life easy, the man was not an innocent angel. Had he just been upfront when he fell for Linda instead of carrying on an affair for three years before leaving Betty and using his power and influence to deny her rightful share of their marital property and more importantly, refrained from taunting her (one example: having Linda notarize all the legal papers sent to Betty), he might be alive.
[He also worked hard for his life. Why does she get more credit than he does? He would have finished both med schol and law school without her.]
Considering that he was poor and had children to support when he was going through med school and law school, it's doubtful that he would have finished without her. Betty also worked hard for his success, she worked multiple jobs and cared for the house and kids so he could continue his studies. Betty played a huge role in his success.
If Dan Broderick were still alive, he would be almost 70 years old.
Dan Jr. looks a lot like him.