‘The People That You’re Laughing At In The Show Behaved Ridiculously In Real Life:’ Russ Faria And Defense Attorney Joel Schwartz On ‘The Thing About Pam’
Russ Faria was wrongfully convicted of his wife Betsy’s 2011 murder in Missouri. His defense attorney who helped him with his case, Joel Schwartz joined Faria at Crime Con 2022 in Las Vegas to discuss his story. The case was the focus of Dateline NBC’s “The Thing About Pam” podcast and a scripted series of the same name. Josh Duhamel portrays Schwartz and Glenn Fleshler portrays Faria with Renée Zellweger as Pamela Hupp.