Blame It on the Fame: Milli Vanilli

Publisher:
Wondery

Blame It on the Fame: Milli Vanilli

5.0/5

Critic Rating

When Frank Farian first laid eyes on Rob Pilatus and Fab Morvan, he saw everything he wasn’t. They were handsome, young, and Black. But Frank had something they didn’t. He had power.So, Frank offered them a devil’s bargain. Almost overnight, Milli Vanilli’s debut album went five times platinum and scored a Grammy nomination. But when the lie at the center of their success started to unravel, Rob and Fab would discover the hard way the difference between star power and real power.From Wondery, Blame It on the Fame is a story about the lie that sho...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Feb 29, 2024

"...Insecure’s Amanda Seales brings us the backstory in this entertaining podcast...led to exploitation and tragedy when they were unmasked as fakes."

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