Your evening longread: The Milli Vanilli lip sync scandal


We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

EVERY WEEK, WE bring you a round-up of the best longreads of the past seven days in Sitdown Sunday. And now, every weeknight, we bring you an evening longread to enjoy which will help you to escape the news cycle. 

We’ll be keeping an eye on new longreads and digging back into the archives for some classics.

Milli Vanilli scam

Milli Vanilli were on the way to stardom – but then a technical hitch catapulted them to notoriety… Let’s find out more in this archive longread. 

(Biography, approx mins reading time)

Performing in front of a crowd of 80,000 at the theme park Lake Compounce in Bristol, Connecticut, in 1989, the duo of Fab Morvan and Rob Pilatus started with their trademark energy and dance moves. But then their famous chorus came — and suddenly the lyrics repeated endlessly through the venue: “Girl you know it’s, girl you know it’s, girl you know it’s…” The word “true” never came. After all, it wasn’t true. In fact, very little of what Milli Vanilli was about was true at all.

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