'Making a Murderer' Steven Avery dumps new fiancee: 'She is a golddigger'

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"Making a Murderer" convict Steven Avery has dumped his new fiancee Lynn Hartman because she "is a golddigger," Avery's friend Sandra Greenman wrote on Facebook on his behalf on Saturday.

"I have a statement that I need passed around to groups," Greenman, herself a previous fiancee of Avery, wrote on Facebook. "Steve called me two times tonight and wants everyone to know that Lynn and him are done. She has been in this relationship for money and publicity. His eyes are finally opened!!! Lynn received at least 5000.00 dollars from Dr Phil, and he thinks more. She got another 1000.00 for doing other shows. She also wanted to be on as many as possible. His words-she is a golddigger. He wants someone to contact Dr Phil before Mon. show annd (sic) let him know she was only in the relationship for money. I checked and doublechecked with him to make very sure he wanted this put on and he said very much so."

Avery's niece, Carla Chase, corroborated the story and commented on the Facebook post:

"I had missed a call from Steven this afternoon but yes I had talked to (Avery's mother) Dolores & got some updates. I just didn't wanna say anything till Steven called me back. Lynn has actually blocked the prison # from her phone & Steven has not been able to get ahold of her. So please, don't let her be the victim as she's trying to play.. saying 'she's been waiting for his call' she has had my home # blocked for weeks."

An admin of the official family Facebook group who asked not to be identified told TheWrap that Hartman had "been a problem since the beginning ... and flip flops faster than anyone I've seen."

"She started this media frenzy, and she's gotten money from all these different outlets," the admin added. "But she has blocked his calls and she claims on 'Dr. Phil' that he's not calling her." The admin did not have a reason why Hartman was blocking Avery's calls.

Last week, People magazine reported that Avery, currently in prison for the 2005 murder of photographer Teresa Halbach, is betrothed to Lynn Hartman, identified as a legal secretary — which might come in handy — from Las Vegas.

The couple had reportedly been dating for eight months, but have met in person only once at the Wisconsin facility where Avery is incarcerated. Meanwhile Greenman was briefly engaged to Avery after his murder conviction in 2007, and remains his friend though the wedding never happened.

Hartman is scheduled to appear on "Dr. Phil" on Oct. 3 and Oct. 4 on CBS, on which Avery called into from prison. The interview has already been taped.

Of the engagement, Avery said on Dr. Phil, "I haven't been in love my whole life. It's not the same as the others. Everything is all different with her," Avery told McGraw. "I want to wait [to marry] until I'm out and I don't think that'll be too long; right around the corner."

Netflix's "Making a Murderer" chronicled the 2005 murder of Wisconsin photographer Halbach and subsequent trial. Since the documentary's debut in December of last year, the nation has been split over Avery and Dassey's guilt. Avery's lawyer, Kathleen Zellner, has said she is "confident Mr. Avery's conviction will be vacated when we present the new evidence and results of our work to the appropriate court." Dassey's conviction was overturned by a federal judge last month, but the state is appealing that ruling.

TheWrap attempted to contact Hartman on Facebook but has not received a response.

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Steven Avery looks around a courtroom in the Calumet County Courthouse before the verdict was read in his trial, March 18, 2007, in Chilton, Wis. Avery was found guilty of first-degree intentional homicide in the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach. Avery, who spent 18 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit only to be convicted of committing a murder 3½ years after he left prison, said Tuesday, April 17, 2007, he is confident he will again be exonerated. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps, Pool, File)
This March 2007 file photo shows Calumet County District Attorney Kenneth Kratz giving his closing argument in the Steven Avery trial in the courtroom in Chilton, Wis. Police say Kratz sent repeated text messages trying to spark an affair with a domestic abuse victim while he was prosecuting her ex-boyfriend. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
Karen Halbach, mother of Teresa Halbach, listens Tuesday, April 24, 2007, to testimony in the Brendan Dassey trial in Manitowoc, Wis. Dassey, 17, is charged with first-degree intentional homicide, mutilating a corpse and first-degree sexual assault in the death of 25-year-old Teresa Halbach on Oct. 31, 2005. His uncle, Steven Avery, 44, was convicted last month in Halbach's murder and is to be sentenced to mandatory life in prison in June. (AP Photo/Bruce Halmo, Pool)
Karen Halbach talks to the jury about her slain daughter, Teresa Halbach, during the trial of Brendan Dassey, Monday, April 16, 2007, at the Manitowoc County Courthouse in Manitowoc, Wis. Dassey, 17, is charged with first-degree intentional homicide, mutilating a corpse and first-degree sexual assault in the death of 25-year-old Teresa Halbach on Oct. 31, 2005. His uncle, Steven Avery, 44, was found guilty of her murder last month. (AP Photo/Dan Powers, Pool)
Tom Halbach, father of Teresa Halbach waits in the courtroom for the verdict in the Steven Avery Trial Calumet County Courthouse Sunday, March 18, 2007, in Chilton, Wis. Avery was found guilty of first degree intentional homicide in the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach, 25, on Oct. 31, 2005 near the family's auto salvage lot in rural Manitowoc County. (AP Photo/Patrick Ferron, Pool)
Sgt. Mark Wiegert with the Calumet Sheriff Department, testifies during Steven Avery's trial on Wednesday, March 7, 2007, at the Calumet County Courthouse in Chilton, Wis. Avery, 44, and his 17-year-old nephew are accused of murdering 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach and burning her body on Halloween 2005. The nephew, Brendan Dassey, is scheduled for trial in April. (AP Photo/Evan Siegle, Pool)
Steven Avery's attorney Dean Strang points to a photo showing a CD case that contained blood stains in Teresa Halbach's vehicle while questioning Nick Stahlke, a blood spatter expert with the Wisconsin Crime Laboratory during testimony in Avery's murder trial Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, in Chilton, Wis. Avery is accused of killing Teresa Halbach, 25, after she went to the family's rural salvage lot to photograph a minivan they had for sale. (AP Photo/Bruce Halmo, Pool)
Blaine Dassey, Steven Avery's nephew and the brother of Brendan Dassey testifies Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, during Avery's murder trial in Chilton, Wis. Avery is accused of killing Teresa Halbach, 25, after she went to the family's rural salvage lot to photograph a minivan they had for sale. (AP Photo/Bruce Halmo, Pool)
Manitowoc County Circuit Judge Patrick Willis listens to Steven Avery's attorney Dean Strang argue a point during Avery's murder trial Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, in Chilton, Wis. Avery is accused, along with his 17-year-old nephew, of killing Teresa Halbach, 25, after she went to the family's rural salvage lot to photograph a minivan they had for sale. (AP Photo/Bruce Halmo, Pool)
Marc LeBeau, unit chief of the FBI's chemistry unit, testifies in the Steven Avery homicide trial Monday, March 5, 2007, at the Calumet County Courthouse in Chilton, Wis. Avery is accused, along with his 17-year-old nephew, of killing Teresa Halbach, 25, after she went to the family's rural salvage lot to photograph a minivan they had for sale. (AP Photo/Mike De Sisti, Pool)
Steven Avery, left, exits the courtroom after closing arguments in his trial, Thursday, March 15, 2007 at the Calumet County Courthouse in Chilton, Wis. Avery is accused, along with his 17-year-old nephew, of killing Teresa Halbach, 25, after she went to the family's rural salvage lot to photograph a minivan they had for sale. (AP Photo/Dwight Nale, Pool)
Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz answers a question after the murder trial of Steven Avery Sunday, March 18, 2007, in Chilton, Wis. Avery was found guilty of first degree intentional homicide in the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach, 25, on Oct. 31, 2005 near the family's auto salvage lot in rural Manitowoc County. (AP Photo/Jeff Phelps, Pool)
The hands of Tom Halbach, father of Teresa Halbach, are shown as he waits for the verdict in the Steven Avery murder trial in the Calumet County Courthouse Sunday, March 18, 2007, in Chilton, Wis. Avery was found guilty of first degree intentional homicide in the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach, 25, on Oct. 31, 2005 near the family's auto salvage lot in rural Manitowoc County. (AP Photo/Patrick Ferron, Pool)
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