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Megan Wants A Millionaire star Megan Hauserman has revealed that she is ready to move on after a contestant on her reality show was charged with murdering his wife. Ryan Alexander Jenkins was charged with killing former Playboy model Jasmine Fiore last month after her body was discovered in a California park. Jenkins was later found dead at a Canadian motel with preliminary reports suggesting that he took his own life. Speaking to People, she said: "It's been a very challenging time. I'm happy to move (more) »
- By Lara Martin
In the past month, Megan Hauserman has had her VH1 reality show Megan Wants a Millionaire canceled after the apparent suicide of one of her potential suitors on the show, who was named the suspect in a grisly murder. Now, she's ready to move on. "It's been a very challenging time," she told People in Las Vegas Friday while hosting a party at The Playground. "I'm happy to move forward at this point. It's been a very upsetting, sad, tragic situation that nobody could have expected." On Megan Wants A Millionaire, Hauserman had been courted by Ryan Jenkins, a slick-talking real estate developer, »
- Mark Gray
The VH1 reality series "Megan Wants a Millionaire" has officially been canceled following the homicide and apparent suicide controversy of one of its contestants Ryan Jenkins.
Jenkins, 32, was found dead in a Canadian motel room on Sunday from an apparent suicide, which brought an end to an international manhunt for his search. He had been wanted for the murder of his wife, Jasmine Fiore, whose mutilated body was found stuffed in a suitcase in a trash bin.
He was one of the hopefuls for the hand of reality show veteran Megan Hauserman in the "Bachelorette"-style show, in which seventeen wealthy single men compete for her love. It had debuted on air on August 2, but had been postponed and eventually canceled altogether after the controversy.
51 Minds, the production company behind the show and another VH1 reality series "I Love Money 3," wherein Jenkins was reportedly also a cast member, has announced »
Vancouver, British Columbia -- A reality TV star wanted for the brutal murder of his bikini model ex-wife in California has been found dead in a motel near Vancouver, Canadian police said on Sunday.
Ryan Jenkins, a Canadian who was the subject of a manhunt in the United States and Canada, apparently took his own life while hiding at the motel in Hope, British Columbia, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Local media said Jenkins hung himself, but Canadian police refused to confirm details of his death after finding his body in the motel room on Sunday.
Authorities in California had charged Jenkins, 32, with the murder of Jasmine Fiore, whose mutilated body was found in a suitcase stuffed into a trash bin just over a week ago in the town of Buena Park outside Los Angeles.
Police said Fiore's fingers and teeth had been removed to make it harder to identify her body, »
- By Allan Dowd, Reuters
The former reality TV contestant wanted for the murder of his ex-wife has been found dead in a Canadian motel room, reports The AP. Ryan Alexander Jenkins, who appeared in VH1 series Megan Wants A Millionaire, is thought to have fled the Us last week after the body of swimsuit model Jasmine Fiore was discovered in a California rubbish bin. The body of 32-year-old Jenkins was found in a motel room in British Columbia yesterday. Authorities have said that it is not clear how long he was at the motel before he was discovered. (more) »
- By Lara Martin
The international manhunt for accused killer Ryan Jenkins is over. Canadian authorities confirmed Sunday night that Jenkins, sought in the brutal murder of his wife, bikini model Jasmine Fiore, was found dead at the Thunderbird Motel in Hope, British Columbia, near Vancouver. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police's Federal Border Integrity Unit say it's believed the 32-year-old, a native of Canada, took his own life. "We aren't releasing that cause of death at this time," Sgt. Duncan Pound tells People. "What we're prepared to say is that the preliminary evidence at this time appears to be a suicide."Jenkins was wanted »
- Natasha Stoynoff
The man who was wooing her is a fugitive wanted for murder and her show has been abruptly yanked off the air. For Megan Hauserman, star of VH1's Megan Wants A Millionaire, the news of the last week has left her reeling. "Megan is devastated," a close friend tells People. "She got to know Ryan through her show, and she is shocked and saddened by the week's events." Ryan Jenkins, 32, was a finalist on the VH1 show that attempted to pair the aspiring "trophy wife" with a millionaire. Police allege he's the man who brutally murdered model Jasmine Fiore, »
- Mark Gray
According to the Daily Inquirer, VH1 has decided to cancel their dating reality show, "Megan Wants a Millionaire" from its lineup,and all promotional material from their website has been removed as well. They canceled it due to the unfortunate events that have occurred which include one of the 16 contestants, Ryan Alexander Jenkins who was reported to be a finalist in the show, is now a suspect in the murder of his wife and playboy model Jasmine Fiore. Her body was discovered early Saturday, crammed into a suitcase in a trash dumpster. »
Police are hunting a U.S. reality TV contestant, after his Playboy model wife was found murdered.
Jasmine Fiore, 28, was discovered strangled and stuffed in a suitcase in Orange County California on Saturday morning.
Ryan Jenkins, 32, disappeared after reporting her missing later that day, and is being treated by cops as a "person of interest" amid allegations their marriage was on the rocks and Fiore planned to leave him, reports TMZ.com.
He is thought to have met and married Fiore shortly after shooting on the show wrapped. »
Megan Hauserman is breaking dates the same way she breaks bank accounts, since she's establishing February in August. While it's far too early for Valentine's Day, this aspiring Trophy Wife has a surprise for her men on the second episode of Megan Wants a Millionaire.
Tonight, the remaining guys will be spoiling the self-proclaimed material girl once again when she puts them to the challenge of gift-giving. It's no Christmas present for the contestants, but it sure seems like the holidays for Megan.
Megan Hauserman didn't find love on Rock of Love 2 with Bret Michaels, and she wasn't able to win money on I Love Money as well. No wonder she's back for another try. Tonight, we get to see this reality TV vixen begin her quest to find her man and his money on Megan Wants a Millionaire.
Dreaming of becoming the ultimate Trophy Wife, Megan Hauserman will face 17 guys who are all looking for a woman to share their hard-earned savings with. Of course, this gold-digging troublemaker is just what they asked for. Things get wild and the credit cards will fly on the premiere episode of Megan Wants a Millionaire, titled "Breaking the Bank."
11 items from 2009
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