fame

Culture

inside the world of the internet meta-celebrities you've never heard of

Make a living from spilling the tea on YouTube.
Sirena Bergman
12.3.18
Music

inside the very modern fame game of bhad bhabie

We meet the artist formerly known as Cash Me Outside Girl in London, to understand what it means to turn viral infamy into hip-hop stardom
Felix Petty
7.19.18
News

sia responds to concerns about maddie ziegler's exposure

“I do check in with Maddie weekly about whether she wants this, and assure her if she ever wants it to stop it stops.”
Hannah Ongley
12.8.17
News

selena gomez opens up about loneliness, fame and social media

“I feel like I know everybody but I have no friends.”
Roisin Lanigan
9.13.17
Arts

from dave navarro to rachel green, am schmidt understands the art of celebrity

We talk to the artist turning Jennifer Aniston’s denim vests and Dave Navarro’s modern art collection into an intelligent reflection on how we value art and fame.
Wendy Syfret
5.26.17
Fashion

the cult of celebrity: how sinister is our obsession with fame?

A look at whether our hunger for fame is a product of a consumerist society, or something that touches on a deeper level of our psyche.
Greg French
4.5.17
Music

why staying silent is fast becoming the secret to superstardom

The fact that we still don’t know a huge amount about some of the most famous people on the planet is thrilling. But is the perception more interesting than the reality?
Michael Cragg
11.21.16
Culture

@virtualbabyangel on finding yourself as an internet celebrity

As a 20-year-old with a massive online following, Jane Stanely — aka @virtualbabyangel — is familiar with growing up and self discovery in the internet age.
Jonno Revanche
7.15.16
Culture

caroline goldfarb is building an empire out of glitter and a love for z-list celebrities

“When I hear Tori Spelling, my brain goes into the space where it’s like, ‘That’s important! Write this down!’”
Wendy Syfret
2.25.16
Culture

​inside the world of instagram's teenage super fans

Meet the tech savvy kids breaking stories between class.
i-D Staff
1.21.16
tv

​is tv fame the only way you can prove your worth?

TV talent shows are a huge part of contemporary culture, but when they have a reputation for damaging the integrity of the artists who apply to them, why do so many people still seek fame through them? Performance artist Scottee explains why he’s never...
Scottee Scottee
5.25.15
Culture

Are we finally ready to embrace Kim Kardashian?

She is after all a woman whose ass has launched more think pieces than Helen of Troy’s face launched ships
Wendy Syfret
11.20.14