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Every Celebrity Victim of the Teenage Burglars

The new Netflix documentary The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist landed on Sept. 21, 2022, and it takes a deep dive into a crime that targeted Hollywood’s elite. A group of celebrity-obsessed teenagers robbed the homes of some of the biggest stars in the early aughts. Here is every celebrity victim the band of burglars hit in their crime spree.

Nick Prugo stares into a computer screen in 'The Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist'
Nick Prugo in ‘The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist.’ | Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

The Bling Ring targeted Paris Hilton first

With the dawn of social media, celebrities became much more accessible than ever before. Shows like MTV’s Cribs and The Osbournes invited the general public into the lives of celebrities. Paris Hilton went from a hotel heiress to reality TV star with her show The Simple Life. Social media essentially shifted the balance of who could become famous. Nick Prugo and Rachel Lee were already stealing from random rich people in Los Angeles, but once they cleaned out LA, they needed a bigger score.

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