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Revenge Porn King Hunter Moore Claims He’s Getting His Own TV Show

Is MTV the network willing to get into bed with Mr. Moore?
Mr. Moore (Photo: Showclix)

Mr. Moore (Photo: Showclix)

Hunter Moore, the web’s vilest revenge porn entrepreneur, announced on Twitter early this morning that a television show he has been working on has been picked up. Mr. Moore is notorious for running the revenge porn hub Is Anyone Up, where scorned people submit racy pictures of their exes without their permission. The site was shut down last year, but Mr. Moore has been planning to launch another site, HunterMoore.TV, for the last few months.

There have been murmurs about a Hunter Moore TV show for some time. Back in April, Mr. Moore told the BBC that he was working on a TV show with a “major U.S. network.” Now, according to Mr. Moore, the show has officially been picked up, though he declined to give further details to Betabeat by email.

It’s unclear which network has picked up the show, although postings for several events Mr. Moore has hosted over the past year point to MTV. “MTV WILL BE HERE TOO [sic] SHOOT HUNTER MOORE’s new TV SHOW RIGHT HERE,” reads an event listing in Atlanta from June 2012. Another event posting says that the tour Mr. Moore did this summer, called the IAU Forever Naked Tour, marked the beginning of the show’s filming.

“My show got picked up todayyyy,” Mr. Moore wrote in a note on Instagram. “My world takeover is beginning.”

If true, the move is likely to anger victims’ rights activists, lawmakers and hackers who have been fighting to stop Mr. Moore and his revenge porn empire.

As with all things Mr. Moore says, it’s probably best to take this with a grain of salt. We’ve reached out to MTV to confirm if the show will run on that network, and will update when we hear back.

Update: A rep for MTV said that there’s “not anything at MTV” involving Hunter Moore, though it’s worth noting the network does tend to keep mum.

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