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Lou Pearlman Dead - Former Backstreet Boys & 'NSYNC Manager Dies at 62

Lou Pearlman Dead - Former Backstreet Boys & 'NSYNC Manager Dies at 62

Lou Pearlman, the former producer and manager of the Backstreet Boys and ‘NSYNC, has passed away in prison at the age of 62, according to Billboard.

The former record producer died on Friday (August 19) while serving a 25-year sentence for his reported involvement in a Ponzi scheme that cheated 1,700 investors out of half a billion dollars back in 2008.

Lou also managed O-Town and LFO and created MTV’s Making the Band.

‘NSYNC‘s Lance Bass tweeted about Lou‘s death, writing, “Word is that #LouPearlman has passed away. He might not have been a stand-up businessman, but I wouldn’t be doing what I love today w/out his influence. RIP Lou.”

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  • gradybridges

    Good-he was a piece of shit

  • Chaz

    Cheers !

  • Karenjzimmer4

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  • http://www.soundcloud.com/cigo8179 eternalfratboy

    i went to his talent 2k in 2003 and my mom spent like a 1000 dollars plus air fare!!! nothing transpired from it!!! #rip

  • Ulysses Joyce

    fuck you asshole,glad you passed.

  • Gina

    He was almost as bad as Simone Cowell, but regardless, my condolences to his family