Oh Netflix, somehow you always manage to shock us.
We’ve spent countless hours on the couch – don’t judge – watching true crime documentaries over the years, but Netflix’s new doc Our fatherpremiering May 11, might be the craziest yet.
Our father tells the real-life story of a former Indianapolis-based fertility doctor Donald Clinwho admitted to using his own semen to impregnate unsuspecting patients more than 50 times during his career.
The documentary focuses on Jacoba Ballard, who began piecing together Cline’s misdeeds after an at-home DNA test revealed she had seven half-siblings. Ballard began to correspond with his new family members and the house of cards began to crumble.
“As the group sought to learn more about their curious family tree, they quickly discovered the sickening truth,” according to Netflix. “Their parents’ fertility doctor was inseminating his patients with his own sperm, without their knowledge or consent.”
The real story was even darker than the family could have imagined.
“While Ballard and his new siblings realized they had barely begun to unravel his dark web of deception,” the streamer said, “their quest for justice is at the heart of this deeply disturbing story about a child abuse. unimaginable confidence.”