Blame it on the Fame: Milli Vanilli

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 May 29, 2024
I didn't know anything about Milli Vanilli and this podcast is so interesting and entertaining. This story is so well told and the interviews are great! I recommend it! 😊


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 shot to #1 and what it cost to tell the truth. Hosted by Amanda Seales.

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Episode Date
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May 27, 2024
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May 20, 2024
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May 16, 2024
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May 13, 2024
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May 13, 2024
Introducing - Blame It on the Fame: Milli Vanilli
Feb 05, 2024