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VH1 cancels two reality shows involving alleged murderer

VH1 has officially canceled both Megan Wants a Millionaire and I Love Money 3, both of which featured contestant Ryan Jenkins. Jenkins was a suspect in the death of his ex-wife Jasmine Fiore, and after a subsequent manhunt, was found dead of an apparent suicide in a hotel. VH1 has released this statement: 'Ryan Jenkins was a contestant on Megan Wants A Millionaire, an outside production, produced and owned by 51 Minds, that is licensed to VH1. The show completed production at the end of March. Given the unfortunate circumstances, VH1 has postponed any future airings. This is a tragic situation and our thoughts go out to the victim's family.' The network also updated the statement to include that both series Jenkins was involved in were officially canceled.
August 24, 2009

VH1 has officially canceled both Megan Wants a Millionaire and I Love Money 3, both of which featured contestant Ryan Jenkins. Jenkins was a suspect in the death of his ex-wife Jasmine Fiore, and after a subsequent manhunt, was found dead of an apparent suicide in a hotel. VH1 has released this statement: ‘Ryan Jenkins was a contestant on Megan Wants A Millionaire, an outside production, produced and owned by 51 Minds, that is licensed to VH1. The show completed production at the end of March. Given the unfortunate circumstances, VH1 has postponed any future airings. This is a tragic situation and our thoughts go out to the victim’s family.’

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