Peacock’s A Friend of the Household miniseries is presently dramatizing the story of Jan Broberg, a lady who was kidnapped twice: As soon as when she was 12, and once more when she was 14 years outdated. The person who took Jan was not a stranger to her or her mother and father. His title was Robert Berchtold, and he was the titular “buddy of the household.” Whereas the miniseries nonetheless has a couple of episodes left earlier than the finale on November 10, the actual Jan Broberg is confronting that darkish interval in her life in Peacock’s upcoming companion documentary, A Friend of the Household: True Evil.
In the trailer above, Broberg touches upon one of the most stunning points of her story: Berchtold was sexually intimate with each of Broberg’s mother and father. However this sexual predator additionally set his sights on Broberg when she was only a little one, and he tried to brainwash her whereas abusing her and taking her away from her household twice. It’s a horrific expertise to relive even a long time later; but, maybe the cruelest twist is that Broberg wasn’t Berchold’s solely sufferer.
The title of Berchtold’s different sufferer isn’t talked about in the trailer, however she is seen talking with Broberg as they try to come back to phrases with what occurred to them once they had been youngsters. It’s not a contented story by any stretch of the creativeness, but by means of this tragedy, Broberg and her household have endured and discovered a goal by exposing the evil issues that had been achieved to her.
A Friend of the Household: True Evil will premiere on Peacock on November 15.