Wallace Souza Boosted TV Ratings By Killing People
Aug 26, 2009 16:35
Wallace Souza wanted more ratings. He was charged earlier this month with ordering his bodyguard to kill people to boost ratings for his crime-themed reality show. Canal Livre.
Some of the episodes have Souza in it with him discovering bodies of murdered drug lords in the jungles outside his home city of Manaus. They somehow, always manage to stumble upon the remains of a dead man.
Last year, his bodyguard was arrested for the murders of five men, whom he claimed Souza had ordered him to kill so that they could "discover" them on the show.
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