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Hollywood Con Queen Review: Apple TV+ Docuseries Reveals Shocking Scam and a Strong Narrative

Hollywood Con Queen

3-part docuseries, Hollywood Con Queen, is now officially streaming on Apple TV + and you might want to check this one out. Scamming has always been one of the most common and dangerous crimes, especially when it comes to financial fraud and scams. Hollywood Con Queen centers around one of Hollywood’s biggest scams, which has allegedly been pulled off by just one man, with nearly 500 victims, and over $2 million.

Apple TV+’s latest docuseries tells the tale of the victims and the scammer, but more importantly, the narrative of this docuseries is carried forward by two people – journalist Scott Johnson and private investigator Nicole Kotsianas. Although Hollywood Con Queen has only three episodes, it is more than enough to give an in-depth view of a large-scale scam that shocked the world.

A Strong Docuseries That Gets the Job Done

More often than not docuseries and documentaries can go on and on and feel a little scattered, however, that wasn’t the case with Hollywood Con Queen. This is why we truly believe that Hollywood Con Queen gets the job done, and presents itself as a neat docuseries with shocking elements, whilst also respecting the victims, and keeping the focus on Hargobind “Harvey” Tahilramani, the man who scammed Hollywood.

A Strong Docuseries That Gets the Job Done
Credit: Apple TV+

The first episode of Hollywood Con Queen focuses primarily on the victims and we don’t see much of Scott Johnson or Nicole Kotsianas, however, they are present. The episode shares details directly through the victims of the scams that changed their lives in terms of finances and reeling from the feeling of being exploited.

Hollywood Con Queen had a strong start and gave the perfect background of what the Hollywood scam was all about, which will leave the viewers eager for what is about to come next.

Hollywood Con Queen
Credit: Apple TV+

As the docuseries Hollywood Con Queen proceeds, it will manage to keep you on the edge of your seat, and a lot of credit goes to Johnson and Kotsianas. Although the entire premise of Hollywood Con Queen rests on Harvey, his life, his scams, and much more, the main pillars of the docuseries that keep it crisp and interesting are Johnson and Kotsianas. Their involvement in finding the truth about Harvey was the key element.

Johnson and Kotsianas
Credit: Apple TV+

Hollywood Con Queen never gets boring, and that’s one of the most important parts of any docuseries or documentary that sets off to tell a story. However, there will be several moments over the three episodes where you will find yourself getting frustrated and almost a little terrified because of how seamlessly Harvey pulled off some of these scams while living his best life on social media.

Conclusion

Several elements of Hollywood Con Queen make it a perfect binge, and being a 3-part series is only one of those. Do let us know in the comments if you binge-watched Hollywood Con Queen just like we did, and your thoughts on the same!