Over the past decade, true crime has become more and more prevalent as a genre.
At first abashedly and then adamantly, fans began to voice their obsessions with unsolved murder cases, false convictions, and grisly crime scene details. TV shows like „Making a Murderer“ and „The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey“ as well as podcasts like „Serial“ and „Sword and Scale“ are all tapping into peoples‘ consumption of the macabre.
Celebrities have been outspoken about their own obsession with the true crime genre on social media. The following are 14 celebrities who have been vocal about their love of true crime TV shows, podcasts, and documentaries.
Since many true crime fans are people who identify as women, the same happens to be true of this list.
Kim’s fascination with true crime has been well-documented over the years.
„I hope this documentary gets this cold case solved over even reopened,“ the reality star tweeted of CBS’s „The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey“ in 2016. „I pray JonBenét gets justice.“
She has even gone so far as to express interest in another career path: „My dream job would definitely be like a forensic investigator,“ she told Billboard in 2016. „Seriously, when things slow down a little bit, I’m considering really doing that. All I watch is murder [investigation] shows.“
Chloë Grace Moretz also has an interest in the JonBenét Ramsey case.
The „Miseducation of Cameron Post“ actress shares an interest in the JonBenét Ramsey case.
„After watching the 3 Jonbenet Ramsey specials I’m so heartbroken at the realization this case will never be closed,“ she tweeted the same year.
Former „Bachelor“ star Raven Gates has tweeted about watching true crime.
The „Bachelor“ star says she would give the final rose to someone who shares her interest in true crime shows.
„Watching forensic files … and thinking about what I would do if I wake up with someone standing over my bed,“ she tweeted ominously, „What would YOU guys do?“
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Source: Business insider