Robert Wagner Makes Rare Appearance Amid Ongoing Natalie Wood Murder Scandal

Robert Wagner Makes Rare Appearance Amid Ongoing Natalie Wood Murder Scandal
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Apr. 1 2019, Updated 5:44 p.m. ET

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Robert Wagner was spotted on March 31 leaving a dinner in Los Angeles with his wife, Jill St. John.

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Rare Appearance

Robert Wagner Makes Rare Appearance Amid Ongoing Natalie Wood Murder Scandal
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Wagner, 89, appeared dazed and confused after he left Mr. Chow with former Bond girl St. John.

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Sketchy History

Robert Wagner Makes Rare Appearance Amid Ongoing Natalie Wood Murder Scandal
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Wagner, who wore an orange sweater tied around his shoulders, has been married to St. John since 1990, but he’s long lived under the shadow of his previous wife’s death.

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Troubling Trip

Robert Wagner Makes Rare Appearance Amid Ongoing Natalie Wood Murder Scandal
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As Radar reported, Wagner has been under suspicion he allegedly had a hand in his wife Natalie Wood’s drowning after they took a trip on the yacht Splendour off the coast of Catalina, Calif., in November 1981 and got into a nasty fight.

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Jealous Rage?

Robert Wagner Makes Rare Appearance Amid Ongoing Natalie Wood Murder Scandal
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Last year, the Los Angeles Police Department named Wagner a person of interest in the almost 40-year-old case. Wood’s sister, Lana, has speculated the actress asked for a divorce, which sparked her former brother-in-law’s temper. “The continual fights; the sudden push that she wanted towards her career; her feeling that the kids were old enough and had been given enough of a basis where she could go off to work,” she said. “There’s jealousy involved. It’s particularly difficult for a man who has a wife who’s doing better.”

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Fighting Back

Robert Wagner Makes Rare Appearance Amid Ongoing Natalie Wood Murder Scandal
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Wagner has always insisted his wife left the boat of her own accord in a dinghy but accidentally drowned. However, countered Wood’s sister, “I think that things got out of hand. I know Natalie can verbally push, and Natalie was a very by-the-rule person… She did not put up with a great deal that she felt was harmful to her.”

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