Mysteries, scandals and unsolved crimes of the rich and famous are usually the talk of most conversations. Everyone wants to know what the clues mean, who said what, and why it all happened.
“They (Oxygen) decided they wanted to move into a genre that I think people are kind of obsessed with,” explained O’Brien.
What’s good about this show is that O’Brien has the chance to really spend time and learn everything about a story.”A lot of the stories that I covered were kind of in the middle of when it was breaking,” explained O’Brien.
Concerning Simpson, “Lots of people know a lot about the double murder he was acquitted for but very little about that crazy robbery that put him into prison,” explained O’Brien. “So we do a deeper dive.”
With Whitney Houston, it’s especially good because people want to know more about her. “I think a combination of time has passed and they know that we’re trying to do a thoughtful and credible job on the story,” expressed O’Brien. “I think knowing those personal points about the family from people who were there really adds to the story.”
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Inside Her Story: Soledad O’Brien Investigates Mysteries & Scandals was originally published on blackamericaweb.com