Monthly Archives: April 2016

Katie Belflower, Michael Simmons: ‘Killer Couples’ On Death Of Livermore, California, Teen Love Triangle

Katie Belflower was a seductive California teenager who enticed two people to kill for her. Her victim was Jenna Nannetti, the wife of Belflower’s lover, Michael Simmons. Tonight, Oxygen will dramatize this gruesome case on their weekly crime show Snapped: Killer Couples. Episode 704 will show viewers how a 17-year old girl’s jealousy led her to kill a rival teen so that she could have her husband, her car, and a new home. The case broke wide open after a second girl, who was almost murdered by Katie Belflower and Jeff Hamilton, told her parents. Katie Belflower, Michael Simmons, and Jeffrey Hamilton were all sentenced to prison.

It was October 2002, when a fisherman smelled a horrific odor while enjoying a day on the water. As he followed the trail, he was led into a brush that contained the partially decomposed remains of a human being. He immediately contacted authorities.

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Katie Belflower, Michael Simmons: ‘Killer Couples’ On Death Of Livermore, California, Teen Love Triangle

Katie Belflower was a seductive California teenager who enticed two people to kill for her. Her victim was Jenna Nannetti, the wife of Belflower’s lover, Michael Simmons. Tonight, Oxygen will dramatize this gruesome case on their weekly crime show Snapped: Killer Couples. Episode 704 will show viewers how a 17-year old girl’s jealousy led her to kill a rival teen so that she could have her husband, her car, and a new home. The case broke wide open after a second girl, who was almost murdered by Katie Belflower and Jeff Hamilton, told her parents. Katie Belflower, Michael Simmons, and Jeffrey Hamilton were all sentenced to prison.

It was October 2002, when a fisherman smelled a horrific odor while enjoying a day on the water. As he followed the trail, he was led into a brush that contained the partially decomposed remains of a human being. He immediately contacted authorities.

Read more at: https://www.inquisitr.com/3029186/katie-belflower-michael-simmons-killer-couples-on-death-of-livermore-california-teen-love-triangle/

Prince’s girlfriend Vanity ALSO died this year aged 57

Prince’s girlfriend ALSO died this year aged 57: Vanity and singer had wild drug-fueled affair in the 1980s but her years of crack addiction were followed by kidney failure

  • Vanity – real name Denise Matthews – was part of Prince-run group called the Vanity 6 when she dated him 
  • The pair partied wildly but her life spiraled out of control because of a crack cocaine habit 
  • She came so close to death from renal failure in 1994 that she was told she could be gone in three days
  • Became sober and a Christian evangelist but suffered more health problems and was crowdfunding for a kidney transplant 
  • In February she died in intensive care after her kidneys gave up, with her death being announced by MC Hammer  
  • See more of the latest news on Prince as he dies suddenly aged 57 

Daniel Bates For Dailymail.com

Read more at: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3552772/Prince-s-girlfriend-died-year-aged-57-Vanity-singer-wild-drug-fueled-affair-1980s-years-crack-addiction-followed-kidney-failure.html

Prince’s girlfriend Vanity ALSO died this year aged 57

Prince’s girlfriend ALSO died this year aged 57: Vanity and singer had wild drug-fueled affair in the 1980s but her years of crack addiction were followed by kidney failure

  • Vanity – real name Denise Matthews – was part of Prince-run group called the Vanity 6 when she dated him 
  • The pair partied wildly but her life spiraled out of control because of a crack cocaine habit 
  • She came so close to death from renal failure in 1994 that she was told she could be gone in three days
  • Became sober and a Christian evangelist but suffered more health problems and was crowdfunding for a kidney transplant 
  • In February she died in intensive care after her kidneys gave up, with her death being announced by MC Hammer  
  • See more of the latest news on Prince as he dies suddenly aged 57 

Daniel Bates For Dailymail.com

Read more at: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3552772/Prince-s-girlfriend-died-year-aged-57-Vanity-singer-wild-drug-fueled-affair-1980s-years-crack-addiction-followed-kidney-failure.html

Virtually in Love: Online Dating Series Coming to Oxygen – canceled TV shows

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“That’s kinda crazy.” Today, Oxygen has announced their new online dating series Virtually in Love will premiere in May.

The series follows real people who are traveling to meet the person they’ve been dating online face-to-face for the first time.

From Oxygen executive Rod Aissa:

This series takes an in-depth look at couples who are stepping out of their comfort zones in order to move forward with their lives. As these romantic hopefuls confront their online relationships, the emotional stakes run high and reveal a genuine heartfelt scenario that is sure to resonate with our viewers.”

Virtually in Love premieres on May 24th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. 

Watch a preview and read the full details below:

New York, NY – April 20, 2016 – Oxygen Media takes the ultimate leap of faith when “Virtually In Love” premieres on Tuesday, May 24 at 9pm ET/PT. The

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Mitchell Sims, Ruby Padgett: ‘Killer Couples’ Profiles 1980s Domino’s Pizza Murders On Oxygen’s Documentary

Mitchell Sims and Ruby Padgett were two lovers who killed three Domino’s Pizza employees during a cross country crime spree in the mid 1980s. Their bizarre case will be presented on Oxygen’s Killer Couples, also known as Snapped: Killer Couples. On tonight’s episode, titled “Ruby Padgett/Mitchell Sims,” viewers will listen as the story is told by detectives, a retired FBI agent, a reporter, and a psychologist. Family and friends may also participate in the show.

Oxygen’s Killer Couples will detail how Mitchell Sims and Ruby Padgett made headlines all over the nation in December, 1985, after they killed three Domino’s Pizza employees. Mitchell Sims had worked at the establishment as a cook, then worked his way up to manager. But, he wanted revenge after he left the chain due to a dispute with his boss, the Los Angeles Times reveals. Police say what happened next would leave three victims

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Mitchell Sims, Ruby Padgett: ‘Killer Couples’ Profiles 1980s Domino’s Pizza Murders On Oxygen’s Documentary

Mitchell Sims and Ruby Padgett were two lovers who killed three Domino’s Pizza employees during a cross country crime spree in the mid 1980s. Their bizarre case will be presented on Oxygen’s Killer Couples, also known as Snapped: Killer Couples. On tonight’s episode, titled “Ruby Padgett/Mitchell Sims,” viewers will listen as the story is told by detectives, a retired FBI agent, a reporter, and a psychologist. Family and friends may also participate in the show.

Oxygen’s Killer Couples will detail how Mitchell Sims and Ruby Padgett made headlines all over the nation in December, 1985, after they killed three Domino’s Pizza employees. Mitchell Sims had worked at the establishment as a cook, then worked his way up to manager. But, he wanted revenge after he left the chain due to a dispute with his boss, the Los Angeles Times reveals. Police say what happened next would leave three victims

Read more at: https://www.inquisitr.com/3004625/mitchell-sims-ruby-padgett-killer-couples-profiles-1980s-dominos-pizza-murders-on-oxygens-documentary/

Killer who had lover buried in backyard tried to flee prison by forging Dallas judge’s signature

Harris hired a 13-year-old and his uncle to dig Giles’ grave under the ruse that she was installing a pond, then got a man to pour a 3-by-15-foot concrete slab on top.

She posed as Giles in emails and texts, telling his family he was in New Mexico and needed some time away. Prosecutors say she even had a new boyfriend pretend to be Giles, dressed up in bandages after a supposed car accident, so she could gain access to Giles’ financial accounts.

Authorities excavated Giles’ body from his own backyard in 2007.

Garland police arrested Harris, but while out on bond she paid a teenager to confess to the crime, authorities say.

Police didn’t buy it. Neither did prosecutors, who took her to trial in 2009. Harris ended up taking a plea deal for 50 years in prison.

“It’s the craziest case I ever tried in my life,” said Healy, the former prosecutor now

Read more at: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2016/04/15/killer-who-hired-help-to-bury-lover-plotted-prison-escape-by-forging-dallas-judges-signature

20 TV Singing Shows That ‘American Idol’ Made Possible

17. Rising Star (2014)

Kudos to this ABC show, helmed by ex-Idol producer Ken Warwick, for at least trying to put a modern spin on the talent-show format – with live in-app voting that was even rejiggered during the West Coast broadcasts so that the entire country could, hypothetically, participate. I say “hypothetically” because no one really watched this. You could blame the lack of interest on overall singing-show fatigue/saturation, on host’s Josh Groban’s wooden demeanor, or on Kesha’s disappointing conservatism. (I’d had high hopes for her being frankest, mouthiest, and wisest judge, but it turned out Ludacris filled that role instead.) But really, the talent just was not up to par. Winner Jesse Kinch – an extremely gifted rock ‘n’ blues belter who probably should have gone on The Voice instead (he probably

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Angela ‘Atwood’ Hill, Logan McFarland: ‘Bonnie And Clyde’ Crime Duo Profiled On Oxygen’s New Season Of ‘Killer Couples’

Angela Hill and Logan McFarland, credited as the modern day “Bonnie and Clyde,” will have their case outlined on the new season premiere of Oxygen’s Snapped: Killer Couples. Oxygen just finished up its season of Snapped and #Killer Post. This season’s Killer Couples episodes will tell the stories of wicked couples who engaged in the most heinous of crimes before getting caught. Many of these relationships are fueled by sex and drugs. In the episode entitled “A Mysterious Murder,” viewers will learn about a case out of West Wendover, Nevada, where a pair of carjackers went on a crime spree and left an elderly couple dead and one woman with a gunshot wound to the head who lived to tell the tale.

In 2012, Rattana Keomanivong was leaving a casino in West Wendover, Nevada, when she was kidnapped at gunpoint and shoved into a car. Keomanivong knew that if she

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