Monica to Host VH1 True Crime Series ‘Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly’

Monica Brown attends BET Players Awards. (Credit: Shutterstock)

Monica has been tapped as the host of VH1’s upcoming true crime series Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly.

The “Angel of Mine” singer announced her new gig Monday on her Instagram stories, telling fans to tune in on June 7.

The eight-episode series “explores celebrity cases where notoriety and fame turn fatal,” the Wrap reports. According to the outlet, the series will explore the murders of prominent celebrities, including NBA player Lorenzen Wright, New Orleans rapper Young Greatness, and a runway model found dead in a swimming pool, among others.

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Monica posts on her Instagram stories about her new VH1 show “Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly.
Monica posts on her Instagram stories about her new VH1 show “Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly.” Credit: Instagram/@monicadenise

The series is produced by Emre Sahin, Sarah Wetherbee and Kelly McPherson’s Karga Seven Pictures, the team behind MTV’s True Life: Crime show.

The new VH1 series joins a slate of unscripted shows on the network, including RuPaul’s Drag Race, the Love & Hip-Hop franchise and Black Ink Crew.

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Monica’s hosting duties continue a whirlwind year for “The Boy Is Mine” singer. As previously reported, she was presented with the 2020 Soul Train Lady of Soul award in November, before performing a medley of her greatest hits. She has previously guest hosted on The Real and was an adviser on The Voice.

Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly premieres June 7 on VH1 at 10/9C.