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Broken Limelight: A Celebrity True-Crime Podcast

Broken Limelight features true stories about the dark histories behind famous people 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.

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Radio & TV star Bob Crane was brutally murdered on June 29th, 1978 in his hotel room in Scottsdale, Arizona. Nearly 45 years after his death, he is still portrayed in the media as a sexual deviant with a porn addiction.  In this episode, we deep dive the true story of Bob Crane, exploring his life, career, sexual escapades, and his murder in 1978.

This episode features a special interview with Bob Crane's official biographers and 2 of the 3 authors of "Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography".

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The shimmering, bright lights of Hollywood are appealing to many. But when that spotlight fades, our shining stars are often left in the darkness with rich, powerful predators. Broken Limelight explores the backgrounds of some of the world’s favorite celebrities and exposes the darkest secrets in entertainment history. From Marilyn Monroe and Brittany Murphy to John Lennon and Selena, the details of these true and untold stories will shock you to your core. 

Broken Limelight has been named one of the Top 100 True Crime Podcasts
on the web in 2022 & 2023!
A huge thanks to our listeners for helping us get here!

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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