Boy Band Svengali Lou Pearlman Dies In Prison
Lou Pearlman, the disgraced former producer and manager of several boy bands including the Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, O-Town, and LFO, has died in prison, Billboard reports. Pearlman was serving a 25-year prison sentence after being convicted of running a half-a-billion-dollar Ponzi scheme in 2008. He was 62.
I hope he found some peace. God bless and RIP, Lou Pearlman.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) August 21, 2016
Mixed emotions right now, but RIP Lou Pearlman.
— Chris Kirkpatrick (@IamCKirkpatrick) August 21, 2016
Many emotions at the news of Lou's passing. Without Lou I wouldn't have met my four brothers or had the opportunity of a lifetime. RIP.
— AJ McLean (@skulleeroz) August 21, 2016
— Ashley Parker Angel (@ParkerAngel) August 21, 2016