Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory, as implausible as it may be. It turns out Suicide Squad is not exempt from this fascination.

There’s a rumor floating out there that The Joker is actually Batman’s one-time sidekick Robin (f.k.a. Jason Todd) returning as a bad guy. Robin was killed by The Joker in the Batman comic “A Death in the Family” in 1988.  

But Suicide Squad director David Ayer dismissed this idea in a July interview with WSVN-TV. He said, “It ain’t the case. He’s not.” But backstories being what they are, you never know.

Check out the video below or above and make up your own mind…

David Eckstein is a writer living in Los Angeles.