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CRIMINALITY is a podcast for those of us who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Every other Friday, hosts, Melissa (one half of Moms and Murder podcast) and Rebekah (host of DIE-ALOGUE podcast), will share the true story of a reality personality who faced more than just champagne problems. You won’t find murder stories here, but fear not, there are crimes a plenty - fraud, arrests, mugshots, scandals, and more.CRIMINALITY: Because loving reality isn’t a crime!

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    • 4.9 • 176 Ratings

CRIMINALITY is a podcast for those of us who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Every other Friday, hosts, Melissa (one half of Moms and Murder podcast) and Rebekah (host of DIE-ALOGUE podcast), will share the true story of a reality personality who faced more than just champagne problems. You won’t find murder stories here, but fear not, there are crimes a plenty - fraud, arrests, mugshots, scandals, and more.CRIMINALITY: Because loving reality isn’t a crime!

    The Not So Simple Life of Nicole Richie

    The Not So Simple Life of Nicole Richie

    Melissa educates us on the life of Nicole Richie, which is less simple and more complicated than we knew! Learn how she went from a tambourine playing toddler to the daughter of a music legend, and all the good, bad and ugly that comes along with coming of age in Hollywood. Though most would agree she was essential to the “Simple Life” success, she wasn’t top of that casting list, but Nicole didn’t let her run-ins with the law or canceled tv show, foil her plans to stay in the public eye. She went on to become an author, designer, and actress, not to mention a mother and the wife a rock star. This is a fun-filled episode wherein we also learn EVERYTHING goes back to Kyle Richardson. 

    Rebekah will be sharing the next story; her clues? Sisters, One Season, Orlando Bloom. Any guesses?
    Follow us on social media! We are @criminalityshow on IG/FB + Twitter
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    Episode Sources:

    BIOGRAPHY: https://www.biography.com/news/nicole-lionel-richie-adoption-story-real-parents
    REUTERS: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-richie/nicole-richie-to-follow-paris-hilton-to-jail-idUSN2735913120070727
    PEOPLE: https://people.com/archive/nouveau-richie-vol-60-no-25/
    PEOPLE: https://people.com/celebrity/its-over-again-for-nicole-richie-and-dj-am/
    NY POST: https://nypost.com/2006/12/12/wrong-way-richie-85-pound-nicole-in-dui-stop/
    HELLO MAGAZINE: https://www.hellomagazine.com/healthandbeauty/mother-and-baby/2020100198260/nicole-richie-rare-photo-lookalike-daughter-harlow/
    RADAR ONLINE: https://radaronline.com/photos/nicole-richie-poor-dad-peter-michael-escovedo-iii-photo/
    YOUTUBE:https://youtu.be/GoBoHkEstWQ
    AUDIO CLIP Great News: Netflix Season 2, Episode 9
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    • 56 min
    Tom + Erika Girardi: A Pretty BIG Mess

    Tom + Erika Girardi: A Pretty BIG Mess

    Rebekah tackles the very current, still developing, story of Tom Girardi’s legal troubles, which very much involve Erika Jayne. Did you know Erika’s musical persona is incorporated and a named entity in the lawsuit? Also, how did COVID19 contribute to Tom’s scam being exposed? Erika is about to find out just how eXXpensive it is to be her. Also - Rebekah had a Housewife related spotting on her recent trip to California and tells Melissa all about it!

    Melissa’s episode is next and she gave these three clues for her next story: France, twin, and rapper. What?!?
    We are @criminalityshow on IG/FB + Twitter
    You can say hi and tell us what you’re watching: criminalityshow@gmail.com
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    Featured Podcast Promo: Criminal Conduct
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/s2-e1-the-rogue-constable/id1496833335?i=1000517362684
    Episode Sources:
    LA TIMES
    https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-12-17/tom-girardi-erika-jayne-rhobh-divorce
    https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-03-06/how-california-state-bar-enabled-tom-girardi
    REUTERS
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-otc-girardi-idUSKBN28C3F7
    NY TIMES 
    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/13/business/erin-brockovich-thomas-girardi-boeing.html#:~:text=One%20of%20the%20country's%20premier,And%20that's%20just%20the%20beginning.&text=Two%20decades%20ago%2C%20the%20movie,something%20of%20a%20folk%20hero.
    Daily News https://www.nydailynews.com/snyde/ny-rhobh-star-erika-jayne-sued-over-lion-air-settlement-and-divorce-20201202-xdcis3e2gbbqzmlogoefa2kt6a-story.html
    Page Six
    https://pagesix.com/2021/04/12/rhobh-cast-grills-erika-jayne-in-season-11-trailer/?utm_medium=SocialFlow&utm_source=P6Facebook&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&fbclid=IwAR2PZfcSIM1AlgvQVjHDHm2UfPEBQYYd2cJE22HqweZHzZv9eDdPF-xi2xI
    TODAY
    https://www.today.com/popculture/what-s-story-behind-erika-jayne-tom-girardi-s-legal-t204330
    LAW.COM
    https://www.law.com/therecorder/2020/12/18/the-world-is-catching-up-long-list-of-lawsuits-shows-tom-girardi-owes-tens-of-millions-of-dollars/
    Edit Seven
    https://editseven.ca/7-thing-learned-about-erika-jayne-pretty-mess-tell-all-book/
    https://www.intouchweekly.com/posts/sister-wives-family-tree-156611/
    Press Bolt News
    https://pressboltnews.com/photos-erika-jayne-moves-into-9500-a-month-rental-see-home-pics/#:~:text=According%20to%20the%20listing%2C%20Erika's,terracotta%20roof%20and%20white%20stucco.
    All About Truth
    https://www.allabouttrh.com/2021/04/20/rhobh-erika-girardi-refusing-to-turn-over-designer-clothes-and-jewelry-tom-girardi-owes-26-million-to-clients/
    Goodbye Glam Squad Podcast
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/goodbye-glam-squad-the-erika-jayne-girardi-scandal/id1548245305
     
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    BIGamy Love: The Story of the Sister Wives

    BIGamy Love: The Story of the Sister Wives

    Melissa takes us through the complicated and surprising facts around the Brown Family tree, and we soon discover there are more familial connections than just the four wives. From escaping state Bigamy laws, to coming clean about cat fishing, Melissa leads us on a journey with twists, turns and too many meet cutes that were anything but cute. See our instagram for visual aids, trust us, they help.

    Rebekah’s episode is next and she gave these three clues for her next story: airplane, Chicago, and Chasen’s.
    We are @criminalityshow on IG/FB + Twitter
    You can say hi and tell us what you’re watching: criminalityshow@gmail.com
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    Featured Podcast Promo: Judgey & Juryish https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/judgey-juryish/id1556256047
    Episode Sources:
    Becoming Sister Wives: The Story of an Unconventional Marriage by Kody, Robyn, Janelle, Meri, and Christine Brown
    THE ASHLEY ROUNDUP https://www.theashleysrealityroundup.com/2015/03/13/more-details-about-david-preston-jessop-ex-husband-of-sister-wives-star-robyn-brown/
    CHEATSHEET https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/sister-wives-did-all-of-the-wives-grow-up-in-polygamist-families.html/
    NY TIMES https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/13/us/utah-bigamy-law.html#:~:text=Under%20Senate%20Bill%20102%2C%20which,entered%20into%20the%20union%20voluntarily.
    NEWSROOM https://newsroom.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/polygamy-latter-day-saints-and-the-practice-of-plural-marriage
    FOX 13 https://www.fox13now.com/news/local-news/polygamy-is-essentially-decriminalized-in-utah-under-a-bill-signed-into-law
    THE LIST https://www.thelist.com/200700/the-truth-about-sister-wives-star-meri-browns-catfish-scandal/
    THE CONVERSATION https://theconversation.com/explaining-polygamy-and-its-history-in-the-mormon-church-81384#:~:text=After%20the%20murder%20of%20Joseph,Mormon%20Church%20practice%20in%201852.
    IN TOUCH WEEKLY
    https://www.intouchweekly.com/posts/sister-wives-family-tree-156611/
    CATFISH AUDIO
     https://youtu.be/4fqL-2eK_Tg

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    The Crimes + Passions of Tinsley Mortimer

    The Crimes + Passions of Tinsley Mortimer

    Tinsley’s mugshot is well known, but the details of her crime? Not so much. After Rebekah shares today’s story we wonder, Is Tinsley’s biggest crime loving too much? No, it’s literally trespassing, but we hope Tinsley learns to love herself first and we are grateful that her story didn’t end even more tragically. Listen now to learn all about the Crimes + Passions of Tinsley Mortimer.

    For anyone interested, here’s the 911 call Tinsley made which we reference in the episode! https://soundcloud.com/gossipextra/tinsley-mortimer-911-call

    Melissa’s episode is next and she gave these three clues for her next story: full quiver, basement wife, and failed jewelry empire?

    Shout out to the instagram/etsy merch maker @ether_opal who made our RHONY mugshot shirts.
    We are @criminalityshow on IG/FB + Twitter
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    Episode Sources:
     
    FOOLISH WATCHERS
    ‘The Real Housewives of New York’: Everything you ever wanted to know about Tinsley Mortimer and then some

    CHEAT SHEET
    https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/you-wont-believe-how-much-tinsley-mortimers-engagement-ring-costs.html/

    TOWN AND COUNTRY
    https://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/a5858/tinsley-mortimer-arrest/#:~:text=On%20April%209%2C%20Mortimer%20was,mugshot%20made%20the%20internet%20rounds

    https://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/g10317435/who-is-topper-mortimer-tinsley-mortimer-ex-husband/
    https://nymag.com/fashion/09/fall/58334/ 

    PEOPLE
    https://people.com/celebrity/tinsley-mortimer-real-housewives-new-york-city-star-opens-uhttps://people.com/celebrity/tinsley-mortimer-real-housewives-new-york-city-star-opens-up-escaping-violent-relationship-ex-nico-fanjul/p-escaping-violent-relationship-ex-nico-fanjul/

    https://people.com/crime/tinsley-mortimer-more-police-reports-reveal-alleged-domestic-violence/

    https://people.com/crime/tinsley-mortimer-arrested-for-trespassing-in-palm-be

    ach/

    https://people.com/crime/tinsley-mortimer-was-in-denial-about-allegedly-abusive-ex-nico-fanjul-source/

    DAILY MAIL
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3544313/Tinsley-Mortimer-s-tragic-fall-grace.html

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3542170/Her-face-red-swollen-dress-torn-backside-bruised-drunk-barefoot-Tinsley-Mortimer-40-claimed-police-boyfriend-tried-smother-pillow-one-FIVE-brawls-30-year-old-sugar-heir.html

    HARPERS BAZAAR
    https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/features/a17438/tinsley-mortimer-interview/

    NY POST
    https://pagesix.com/2016/04/16/the-tragic-downfall-of-new-yorks-hottest-socialite/

    HEAVY
    https://heavy.com/entertainment/2017/07/tinsley-mercer-mortimer-alexander-nico-fanjuls-ex-boyfriend-husband-arrested-police-reports-relationship/

    TEMPTALIA
    https://www.temptalia.com/dior-tinsley-pink-ultra-gloss-reflect-for-operation-smile/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fanjul_brothers

    SUN SENTINEL
    https://www.sun-sentinel.com/sfl-powfanjulsjun30-story.html

    http://www.irealhousewives.com/2017/03/7-fun-facts-about-rhonys-newest-star.html

    THE TAB
    https://thetab.com/uk/2020/11/06/ranked-who-is-the-richest-of-all-the-real-housewives-of-new-york-city-181497
    Ranked: Who is the richest of all the Real Housewives of New York City?

    REFINERY29
    https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2017/03/148105/who-is-tinsley-mortimer-rhony-season-9#slide-14

    WIKIPEDIA
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Real_Housewives#:~:text=The%20first%20series%2C%20The%20Real,Dallas%2C%20and%20Salt%20Lake%20City.

    DISTRACTIFY
    https://www.distractify.com/p/tinsley-mortimer-sister-dabney
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Anna Nicole Smith: How NOT to Marry a Millionaire

    Anna Nicole Smith: How NOT to Marry a Millionaire

    Anna Nicole Smith...Beyond her bombshell beauty, what do we really know about her? Well to start, that is not her real name, and to end, well, it’s complicated. Melissa unfolds the twisty legal and personal battles that Anna faced throughout her life and career, and if you are looking to marry a millionaire, do not take a page from Anna’s book, but DO listen to this episode!

    Rebekah’s episode is next and gave these three clues for her next story: sugar baron, oil heir and a German prince!
    We are @criminalityshow on IG/FB + Twitter
    You can say hi and tell us what you’re watching: criminalityshow@gmail.com
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    Episode Sources:


    NEW YORK MAGAZINE https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2007/02/anna_nicole_and_new_york_a_nol_1.html
    WASHINGTON POST
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/08/AR2007020801676.html
    ABC NEWS
    https://abcnews.go.com/Primetime/story?id=1320909
    E ONLINE
    https://www.eonline.com/news/41279/probate-jury-disses-anna-nicole
    SF GATE
    https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/nevius/article/ANNA-NICOLE-SMITH-1967-2007-Unlikely-icon-a-3323976.php
    TEXAS MONTHLY
    https://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/how-to-marry-a-millionaire/
    CHRON
    Nurse says Smith used body to manipulate husband
    CNN
    https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/hln/how-it-really-happened/the-life-and-death-of-anna-nicole-smith/
    ACCESS ONLINE
    https://accessonlinefrontprod.ao.apps.nbcuni.com/articles/playboy-gets-revealing-about-anna-nicole-58843
    MY PLAIN VIEW
    https://www.myplainview.com/news/article/Timeline-of-Anna-Nicole-Smith-8488525.php
    SUPERLAWYERS
    https://www.superlawyers.com/texas/article/screw-you-rusty/8e4b7dae-e12a-47e4-9ca9-f908157a0afe.html
    TODAY
    https://www.today.com/popculture/zsa-zsa-s-husband-says-he-could-be-baby-s-wbna17069880
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Kim Kardashian: I Love Paris in the Ring-time

    Kim Kardashian: I Love Paris in the Ring-time

    Rebekah sets the scene for Paris Fashion Week, 2016. She lays out the lesser known details surrounding the jewelry theft and attack in which Kim Kardahsian was a victim. Police say it was the largest heist Paris has seen in decades, so why do we know so little? Where was her bodyguard? How did these men get in? Was the nightwatchman involved? It was hard, but we did our best to Keep Up With The Kardashian’s in this French Kaper.
    Melissa is up next episode and offers these three clues as to what her story is about: a will, Howard Stern, and Hard Rock Live. Color me intrigued! Any guesses? Let us know on social media!
    We are @criminalityshow on IG/FB + Twitter
    You can say hi and tell us what you’re watching: criminalityshow@gmail.com
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    Cover art by Javier Leiva
    Episode Sources:
     
    VANITY FAIR
    https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2016/10/solving-kim-kardashian-west-paris-robbery
    DAILY MAIL
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3841266/Security-scandal-Kim-robbery-hotel-Concierge-held-gunpoint-reveals-shocking-failures-warned-SIX-YEARS-ago-Mail-finds-security-code-hasn-t-changed.html
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3834121/I-said-don-t-touch-Don-t-harm-opened-door-Kim-thought-sister-started-screaming-pulled-bed-Concierge-8-5m-Kim-heist-says-let-robbers-acted-INTERPRETER.html
    THE FADER
    https://www.thefader.com/2021/01/15/empress-of-258-video-lexus
    https://www.lejdd.fr/Societe/Faits-divers/EXCLUSIVE-What-Kim-Kardashian-told-the-French-police-839641
    CNN
    https://www.cnn.com/2017/01/09/europe/kim-kardashian-west-paris-robbery/index.html
    REUTERS:
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-kardashian-france-idUSKBN15G5BX
    PEOPLE
    https://people.com/crime/kim-kardashian-paris-robbery-first-four-suspects-indicted-by-french-prosecutors/
    https://people.com/celebrity/kim-kardashian-paris-fashion-week-timeline/
    E!Online
    https://www.etonline.com/news/201435_exclusive_kim_kardashian_concierge_breaks_down_robbery
    THE STRAITS TIMES
    https://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/entertainment/alleged-mastermind-behind-kim-kardashian-robbery-in-paris-released-from-jail
    NY DAILY NEWS
    https://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/17-people-arrested-kim-kardashian-robbery-paris-raid-article-1.2940765
    WIKIPEDIA:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keeping_Up_with_the_Kardashians#:~:text=The%20idea%20of%20creating%20a,even%20have%20to%
    20think%20about.
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    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
176 Ratings

176 Ratings

britdekle ,

Love it!

I don’t even like or watch reality tv but I love this podcast! The hosts are great!

LovedBY_God ,

Fun

Great dynamic between the hosts. Love love listening to the reality drama/legal stories!

SandiSM ,

wrong Gabor sister

Green Acres featured Eva Gabor not
Za Za Gabor

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