Friday, May 20, 2022

Monica Tapped to Host True Crime Series ‘Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly’ on VH1

*Grammy-winning R&B singer Monica serves as host of a new true-crime series for VH1 titled “Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly.” 

Per TheWrap, the eight-episode series “explores celebrity cases where notoriety and fame turn fatal,” according to the network’s description. “Each episode unravels the mystery and the motives behind the crimes, revealing a dark side to being in the public eye when betrayal, jealousy and greed lead to tragedy.” Watch a teaser for the series via the YouTube video below.

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This season will cover cases such as the 2010 murder of NBA player Lorenzen Wright, the death of a popular Chicago radio personality, a model found at the bottom of a swimming pool and hip hop artist Young Greatness, who was gunned down in his New Orleans hometown in 2018. 

The series is produced by Emre Sahin, Sarah Wetherbee and Kelly McPherson’s Karga Seven Pictures, the company behind MTV’s recent “True Life: Crime” and a variety of other true-crime and unscripted projects for Discovery, Nat Geo, A&E and others.

The series premieres June 7 on VH1.

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.




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