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140: Talk Show Murder (Trial By Media Ep. 1)

Updated: Jul 15, 2020

Two words: Jenny Jones.

On March 6, 1995, Scott Amadure and Jonathan Schmitz went on the Jenny Jones show. On the show, Scott revealed to Jonathan that he had a crush on him. Jonathan, seemed to take it in stride. But three days later, he bought a gun, drove to Scott's home, and murdered him in broad daylight. What happened? Who is responsible? Was Johnathan pushed to a breaking point by his friend's crush? And how much responsibility does the Jenny Jones show bear?



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