TMZ Theory

Culture

How Jennifer Lawrence's relatable celebrity defined the 2010s

Over the past decade, the rich and the famous went to great lengths to prove that they're just like us.
Philippa Snow
12.16.19
Culture

How Kim Kardashian uses her past to create contemporary art

For the latest instalment of TMZ Theory, Philippa Snow explores the artistic power of Kim Kardashian
Philippa Snow
11.25.19
Opinion

the reinvention of gwyneth paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow was never going to be relatable. But whether she can be likeable is a different question.
Philippa Snow
10.28.19
Opinion

what bella thorne's porno tells us about the dichotomy of celebrity sexuality

The former Disney actress has directed her first porno.
Philippa Snow
10.1.19
Culture

are all celebrity romances fake? exploring the "showmance" theory

Type “Shawn Mendes Camila Cabello” into Twitter, and all anybody seems to cry is “fake news”.
Philippa Snow
8.14.19
Culture

that time that lindsay lohan dressed up as sharon tate on charles manson’s birthday

It was a moment that may have outdone Tarantino's new film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, in tastelessness, and we've had four years to consider why it happened...
Philippa Snow
8.8.19
Culture

a brief history of ridiculous disguises worn by celebrities escaping paparazzi

Unravelling a famous person's desire to hide – but the inescapable need to still be seen.
Philippa Snow
7.29.19
Culture

naomi campbell’s forgotten 90s novel is an unintentional comic gem

For the latest instalment of TMZ Theory, Philippa Snow does a deep-dive into 'Swan'.
Philippa Snow
6.26.19
Culture

what do britney spears and judy garland have in common?

Both women – sick but totally iconic, medicated and manipulated – are to some degree casualties of a similar disease.
Philippa Snow
6.7.19
TMZ Theory

paris hilton is the greatest performance artist of our time

For the inaugural edition of Philippa Snow’s brand new column, TMZ Theory, she explores Paris's life as artistic performance, and examines the similarities between her and the singer/internet artist Naomi Elizabeth, who has perfected a pop bimbo persona.
Philippa Snow
5.16.19