All posts tagged: celebrity culture

Kardashian, Jenner, West : A Mega Family Brand

How Kardashian/Jenners went from F to A+ Brand 4 Years ago I read an article on Daily Mail on how Kris Jenner built a $65M family empire, and I knew at that time that this family would play a crucial role in the celebrity space. But back in 2011 I wouldn’t ever guess to what point they would become that powerful. Unless that today, one of the most famous of the Kardashian Klan had managed to be included in the very hot list of Time’s most influential people of the year. Kim Kardashian “The first lady of #fame” is among Pope France, Angela Merkel or Tim Cook one of the titans of our time. Read More: Beyond Kim Kardashian | The secret behind the “#breaktheinternet” hashtag.

The Business of Music Festival – Marketing To The Millennials

It’s Coachella time!! It’s that time of the year were you start seeing a million pictures of hippie hobo post-spring breakers teenagers and celebrities putting their Coachella costume. Some call it a music festival. I call it the time of year when celebrities dress like assholes as Lainey Gossip (god of all gossip business) once wrote genuinely. Read More : #TIDALforALL Meant To Break The Music Industry – When Too Much Is Too Much ?

Lovelace vs The Canyons : The Mean Girls Battle

Once upon a time two teenage actresses, a blond and a red-hair, were on Mean Girls together. One of them was the next It girl of Hollywood, she was the last Disney idol. She was definitely on her way up at the time. The other one was almost a nobody, just a sexy next-door blond actress in a teen movie. This was 10 years ago. After this movie that we all liked and watched twice time at least, one of them started to build a strong career and be taken seriously. Last year she played on a very big production that ended up awarded. However no nomination for the actress, but she’s young, very young and she has time to prove herself. The other one, well…the other has proved to everyone that she was a mess a terrible mess, an addict, a looser. She became addicted to scandals, and we’d see her more on the gossip column and on the court walk of shame than on red carpets and movie sets. She became unhirable. During this …

The Disney Machine : Good Girl Goes Bad In Hollywood

Rising stars are dissected quickly, while they’re rising, the result being that they almost never  have a moment of unfettered glory. [1] Pop culture consumption has increased in speed and also in density. The Disney Star machine produce tons of starlets at an early age and some of them reach a certain success and make it work. And with the rise of internet and social media their career have never been that exposed. They are fastly growing rising to the top and falling through the eyes of Us Weekly, Just Jared and TMZ. From Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, Ryan Gosling & Christina Aguillera in the 90s to Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Effron, have dominated teenage hearts for the past decade. They all follows somehow somewhat somewhere a similar pathways career . Some of this super kids turns out to be highest pop stars of 2000’s, while some managed to be real good actors, others made B-list movies and pop songs. Most of the time they gain high visibility by being on top of …

From Halle Berry to Zoe Saldana : the Black actresses identity issues in Hollywood

  “Being biracial is sort of like being in a secret society,” she says. “Most people I know of that mix have a real ability to be in a room with anyone, black or white.”_ Halle Berry on Tmagazine, 2012. Halle Berry is in the next $100-million big production ‘Cloud Atlas’. The Action adventure movie approach the fundamental question of races and genders switch.