YouTube Releases The Boy Bad Con: The Lou Pearlman Documentary Trailer

March 14, 2019

By Cameron Jenkins

At the center of the 90s boy band craze stood a single man -- Lou Pearlman. Pearlman was responsible for giving us some of the greatest boy bands to date including The Backstreet Boys and NSYNC but had tons of skeletons in his closet.

In a newly released promo of YouTube Originals’ The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Documentary, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick , Aaron Carter and a host of other  industry insiders tell the story of the from their perspectives.

“Lou was this person I had all this complete trust in. Suddenly the carpet just got ripped out from underneath us,” Chris Kirkpatrick of NSYNC says in a clip.

Pearlman’s claim to fame and infamous demise is culminated as “one of the longest-running Ponzi schemes in U.S. history.”

The full documentary is set to premiere this week at South by Southwest, but ICYMI it will be available with a YouTube premium subscription.

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