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Where to watch interview with ‘real life Martha’ from Baby Reindeer tonight

Where to watch interview with ‘real life Martha’ from Baby Reindeer tonight

The woman, dubbed the 'real life Martha', will be appearing in an interview with Piers Morgan tonight

The woman who has been dubbed the 'real life Martha' is appearing in a TV interview with Piers Morgan tonight (9 May).

Netflix's seven-episode series features stand-up comedian Richard Gadd, who plays a fictionalised version of himself.

At the centre of Baby Reindeer, Donny (Gadd), is stalked by a woman named Martha (Jessica Gunning) when he gives her a cup of tea at the pub he works at.

Richard Gadd in Baby Reindeer. (Netflix)
Richard Gadd in Baby Reindeer. (Netflix)

Ever since the show aired on 11 April, viewers have been desperately trying to track down the real-life people in the show - with internet sleuths wrongly accusing one man of being Darrien, which led to police involvement.

Gadd soon issued a statement to ask people to stop, writing: "Hi everyone, people I love, have worked with, and admire (including Sean Foley) are unfairly getting caught up in speculation.

“Please don’t speculate on who any of the real-life people could be. That’s not the point of our show. Lots of love, Richard xx.”

Now, a woman who has been dubbed the 'real life Martha' is appearing on Piers Morgan Uncensored for her first television interview.

Jessica Gunning portrays 'Martha'. (Netfix)
Jessica Gunning portrays 'Martha'. (Netfix)

'I feel a bit used'

In a follow up with the Daily Record yesterday (8 May), Harvey said of her interview with Morgan, claiming that he refused to accept her side of the story: "There was a heavy emphasis from Piers Morgan on Gadd and the emails I am supposed to have sent.

"I have my own thoughts on it that I’d like to keep to myself but I wouldn’t say I was happy.

"It was very rapid to try to trip me up. He did it fast paced to catch me off guard.

"Piers kept saying to me ‘are you sure you haven’t sent this guy 41,000 emails and phone calls?’. A lot of the interview, for a good 10 minutes, he kept coming back to this.

"I said, ‘Look, even if I had sent some emails, it doesn’t mean I’m guilty of the rest of the stuff. As I said, in order to bill something as a true story, it’s got to be pretty much 100% true.

"It seemed to me that I was set up. I feel a bit used."

Fiona Harvey met with Piers Morgan for an interview. (X/@piersmorgan)
Fiona Harvey met with Piers Morgan for an interview. (X/@piersmorgan)

Where can I watch the interview

The interview on Piers Morgan Uncensored will air tonight (9 May) on his YouTube channel at 8.00pm GMT/3.00pm ET in the US.

Piers promoted it by tweeting on X: "WORLD EXCLUSIVE* The real-life Martha from Baby Reindeer breaks cover and gives me her first TV interview about the smash hit Netflix show.

"Fiona Harvey wants to have her say & ‘set the record straight.’ Is she a psycho stalker?

"Find out tomorrow on ⁦@PiersUncensored."

Baby Reindeer fact vs fiction

While Richard Gadd claims Baby Reindeer is based on a true story, many viewers have been left questioning which parts were fabricated for the Netflix show.

We've separated the facts from the fiction.

Richard Gadd and Jessica Gunning in Baby Reindeer. (Netflix)
Richard Gadd and Jessica Gunning in Baby Reindeer. (Netflix)

How Donny and Martha met

In Baby Reindeer, Gadd's character Donny offers Martha a free drink after feeling sorry for her when she said she couldn't afford one.

Gadd claims this is true and his seemingly harmless act of kindness quickly snowballed into a shocking turn of events.

The amount of emails

Gadd says his stalker sent him 41,071 emails, 350 hours of voicemail, 744 tweets, 46 Facebook messages and 106 pages of letters over four-and-a-half years.

In real life, she also reportedly sent him a variety of strange gifts, including a reindeer toy, sleeping pills, a woolly hat and boxers.

Sent from my iPhone

Netflix said that every email Donny receives in the show is real, all of which end with 'sent from my iPhone' - despite the fact she didn't have an iPhone and wasn't emailing from one.

When the police intervened

In the series, Donny wasn't taken seriously when he initially reported Martha to the police.

According to Gadd, it was six years before they finally intervened.

Which details were fiction?

Gadd has spoken about how some details of the show have been changed to protect identities of those involved.

He explained that 'Martha' had been disguised to such an extent that he doesn't think she'd 'recognise herself'.

It's also unclear whether the real-life Martha went to prison. Fiona Harvey says she's never been to jail.

In Baby Reindeer, Martha was sentenced to nine months in prison and given a five-year restraining order.

Though Gadd told The Times the stalking issue has been 'resolved', adding that he 'mixed feelings about it' because he 'didn't want to throw someone who was that level of mentally unwell in prison'.

Featured Image Credit: X/@piersmorgan/Netflix

Topics: Piers Morgan, Baby Reindeer, Reality TV

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