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Catfish is now casting internet trolls and their targets

The producers of MTV’s Catfish: The TV Show are expanding their nets to not only catch catfish looking for love, but also those stirring up hate! The social media accounts in charge of recruiting for the show have been sharing a series of casting call announcements that are looking for internet trolls and their targets as well as “online rivals” so that they can arrange for them to meet in person.

Catfish’s Ashley Sawyer has died at age 23

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Ashley Sawyer, a cast member from the 2nd season of MTV’s Catfish, has died of unknown causes. MTV News verified that Sawyer passed away over the weekend in Alabama. Get statements from her sister and MTV, as well as Max Joseph’s reaction to the tragic news, which comes just a couple of years after Michael Fortunato, the person Ashley was looking for during her episode, died at age 26.

Father catfishes daughter into sending nude photos online

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A New York man is in custody and faces up to 250 years in prison after being caught catfishing his own daughter into sending him a series of nude photos. The daughter, whose name has been withheld in order to protect her privacy, had been led to believe she was communicating with a teenaged boy. The father is facing a series of child pornography charges–keep reading for all the details.