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Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston Recalls That One Time He Was a Real-Life Murder Suspect

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Bryan Cranston may find his Breaking Bad character slightly more relatable than you’d expect.

On The Tonight Show on Wednesday night, Cranston admitted that he was a murder suspect, not on television, but in real life.

Before Cranston played the meth-making chemistry-teacher-turned crime lord, Walter White on Breaking Bad, he and his brother took a motorcycle trip across country. Things took a turn when they holed up in Daytona Beach for a few weeks to earn some money by working at a Polynesian restaurant. That’s where Cranston and his brother met a chef who they both truly hated, like the rest of the servers. But this hate was so intense that they joked about how they would plot his demise.

It was all the twisted sort of fun and games until the chef ended up killed and Cranston and his brother were considered to be prime suspects.

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