Blame it on the Fame Milli Vanilli explores rise and fall of the duo

New podcast series, Blame it on the Fame: Milli Vanilli, explores the rise to fame and swift downfall of Rob Pilatus and Fab Morvan, the infamous R&B duo.

Hosted by comedian and actress Amanda Seales, she weaves her particular brand of witty, insightful humour into the story.

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 centre of their success started to unravel, Rob and Fab would discover the hard way the difference between star power and real power. Blame It on the Fame is a story about the lie that shot to #1 and what it cost to tell the truth.

From Wondery, Blame it on the Fame: Milli Vanilli is available now on Wondery+, and will be on Amazon Music and everywhere you get your podcasts on Monday 13 May.

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