They claim to be shocked, just shocked, and say they haven’t spoken to their parents since their father confessed to them. Maybe. Or maybe it’s just part of the con. But they do appear to be shell-shocked.
Andrew [Madoff] recently “lamented” to an African-American friend, “I’m unemployed, I don’t have any money, and I’m just trying to stay out of jail — my name is mud,” to which the friend replied, “Well, now you’re just like every black man in America.”