The Tinder Swindler fallout shows the dark side of Netflix fame
An exhausting pattern is emerging time and time again. The subject of the smash-hit documentary that unravelled the lies of a conman who scammed women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, is trying to launch a celebrity career, a depressing but inevitable next step. Adrian Horton reflects on the churn of attention to profit amongst popular Netflix show subjects, and why watching them monetize from their unscrupulous actions, is becoming increasingly fatiguing.
From The Guardian