Sexual impropriety, financial troubles, emails, flakiness, possible violence, possible warning signs. If we haven't lived it ourselves, perhaps we know others who have. I reminded him that it's a domestic violence case and it should be characterized as such.
Some coverage is good. Details are good. When we know the details we recognize these patterns... hopefully not in our own lives or the lives of our sisters, cousins, etc.
Of course, the victim must be beautiful to be on TV. That's the media's one strict criteria. That applies to fiction and non-fiction. So let's marvel at the heroines that John Waters will introduce us to.
Why are we fascinated by these cases?