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Broken Limelight features true stories about the dark histories behind famous or elite figures, like actors, rock stars, athletes, politicians, etc. 
From murders to mysterious overdoses and suicides to drug addiction to sex abuse; everyone has a story. 

*Note:  if you are not a fan of profanity, random bursts of singing, or people who laugh at their own jokes, this podcast may not be for you.



Once celebrated as a symbol of peace and unity, this iconic music festival took a dark turn, resulting in chaos, violence, and a tarnished legacy. Explore the darker side of the counterculture movement as Didi navigates through the commercialization, aggression, and violence that plagued the festival grounds. Tune in for a captivating exploration of how an iconic celebration of music and unity took a shocking turn, forever altering the narrative of one of the most infamous music festivals in history. 

Special Guest: Lisa Foiles!

Broken Limelight episode 62 featuring special guest, actress Lisa Foiles

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"Broken Limelight: Shocking True Crime Stories About Celebrities" by Didi West is a gripping exploration of the darker side of fame. Through meticulous research and compelling storytelling, West delves into infamous cases involving iconic figures like John Lennon, Phil Hartman, Bill Clinton, and O.J. Simpson, unraveling the intricate details and motivations behind each crime. Beyond mere sensationalism, the book offers an insightful analysis of the psychology driving these individuals to commit unthinkable acts, while also shedding light on pervasive issues within Hollywood, including the exploitation of child actors. With its fearless examination of the intersection between celebrity and crime, "Broken Limelight" is a must-read for true crime enthusiasts and those intrigued by the complexities of human behavior in the spotlight. 

What others have to say..

Didi covers stories that aren't overdone. It's clear she's done her research and presents facts when it's time for facts and opinions when the listener is needing her thoughts. So happy to have found this podcast!

I love this podcast so much! All information is laid out neatly without jumping all over the place.  I love everything that I learn listening to Didi West!!

Didi is adorable and does such a great job with her research! I find myself learning something new every episode. She covers so much info that the press tried to hide from the public! Can’t wait to see who she covers next!

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