Megan Wants a Millionaire was a reality TV dating show that aired on VH1 in 2009. The show featured seventeen single millionaire suitors competing for the affections of Megan Hauserman, with contestants eliminated based on their performance on increasingly expensive dates. The last man standing would win the chance to keep Megan as their trophy wife.
However, the show was cancelled after only three episodes due to the arrest of one of the contestants, Ryan Jenkins, who was charged with the murder of his former wife, Jasmine Fiore.
The cancellation of the show was a result of the tragic events that occurred during the show’s production. After the third episode aired, Ryan Jenkins was named a person of interest in the murder of Jasmine Fiore.
The network officially cancelled the show on August 19, 2009, out of respect for Fiore’s family. Two days later, Jenkins was found dead in a Canadian motel room from an apparent suicide, which brought an end to an international manhunt for him.
The cancellation of Megan Wants a Millionaire was a significant event in the reality TV industry, raising concerns about the background checks and vetting processes for contestants on reality shows. The case’s impact on VH1 and the production company was minimal, as the crime appeared to be mostly unconnected to the show, and reality TV has a long history of contestants with sketchy backgrounds
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