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Leo DiCaprio’s Love For Younger Women

Since starring in Titanic, Leonardo DiCaprio has been famous for his good looks. In 1998,  People Magazine placed him on the list of “50 Most Beautiful People in the World.” Yet Titanic is now over 25 years old, and the Leo that starred in The Wolf of Wall Street is a much older man than […]

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Pandora Papers: Which Jacks Were In The Box?

It’s hard to say the world was shaken by the Pandora Papers. Despite the breadth of this week’s leak, covering 11.9 million confidential documents, the Panama Papers in 2016 and Paradise in 2017 were potent enough to leave a bad taste in the mouths of all those whose assets don’t soar off into the 10 […]

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Celebrities are losing their power over us

The coronavirus pandemic is changing celebrity culture, maybe forever. The outpour of self-isolation selfies from lavish kitchens have for some reason provoked more anger than admiration from fans, leaving famous people bewildered and afraid, not knowing where to turn.   David Geffen, the billionaire rumoured to be the subject of Carly Simon’s ‘You’re So Vain’, (at […]

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Celebrity couples: why the hypes?

Single or taken, we all have a tendency to idolise, admire and avidly follow the ups and downs of celebrity couples’ relationships. It’s especially hard not to when relationships on-screen come to life in the form of Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens. Even if she did have to go her own way; if you didn’t […]

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An insight into celebrities’ struggles with mental health wellbeing

As the winter that is the stigma surrounding mental health begins to thaw, individuals positioned in the centre of the public eye are volunteering accounts of their own internalised struggles in solidarity with mental health sufferers. Lady Gaga, Ryan Reynolds and Dwayne Johnson are just a few of the many influential celebrities at the forefront of […]

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We are all influenced by celebrities, whether we like it or not

The triumphant return to music and record-breaking tour aside, you can tell Taylor Swift is still scared of the internet. When she posted her support of Democrats Phil Bredesen and Jim Cooper on Instagram she had already switched off the comments and featured only a blurred polaroid that, honestly, could have been anyone. She knew […]

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Can we enjoy the art of problematic celebrities?

Content warning: sexual assault, rape. As you scroll down your Twitter feed, it’s the same nightmarish story over and over again: our heroes are abusers. On hearing the recent allegations against George Takei, many were distraught. As The Guardian reported last week, Takei has been accused of having groped, and attempted to undress, an unconscious […]