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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

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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