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Nancy Jo Sales and the real story behind 'The Bling Ring'

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Image from the poster for the film "The Bling Ring" starring Emma Watson.
Bling Ring
Image from the poster for the film "The Bling Ring" starring Emma Watson.

Friday marks the opening of the new Sofia Coppola film “The Bling Ring,” a fictionalized account of a real-life set of Southern California teenage burglars who targeted celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Orlando Bloom.

Friday marks the opening of the new Sofia Coppola film “The Bling Ring,” a fictionalized account of a real-life set of Southern California teenage burglars who targeted celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Orlando Bloom. 

Coppola based her film in large part on a book titled "The Bling Ring: How A Gang of Fame-Obsessed Teens Ripped Off Hollywood and Shocked the World." It's author, Nancy Jo Sales, joins the show to talk about the story and how she feels about the movie adaptation. 

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