Fandoms are fierce, dedicated, and organized. Their loyalty works two different ways. Modern fandoms are unparalleled in the arts of signal boosting on social media, racking up record sales and video views, and staging gestures of appreciation for their favorites. Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé’s “Savage” remix reached No. 1 this week in part because of strategic streaming parties scheduled throughout the days following the song’s release by Beyhive accounts like BeyLegion on Twitter. Showers of adulation from thousands of loving admirers can go to an artist’s head if they’re not careful. They can get a little too cozy, and they can get themselves in a lot of trouble. Last April, Lizzo hit at Pitchfork writer Rawiya Kameir’s evenhanded review of her album Cuz I Love You, and Lana went after NPR pop critic Ann Powers for what was a fairly reverent review of the singer’s exquisite Norman Fucking Rockwell album. Both albums charted … [Read more...] about Stan Culture Is Due a Reckoning. So Are the Celebrities They Worship.
The short clip also showcased part of the TV star's kitchen, which had a gleaming silver oven and sparkling royal green tiles. Cat captioned the video: "Crumble technique... grrr,". The 43-year-old shares two sons with her husband Patrick Kielty: Milo, four, and James, two. The good-natured video comes just a few days after Cat shared her disappointment with fans following the cancellation of this year's So You Think You Can Dance, which the presenter has fronted for 14 years. … [Read more...] about Cat Deeley shows rare look into her kitchen during baking session with sons
Cat Deeley lives in a £2.1million house in Los Angeles with her husband, comedian and presenter Patrick Kielty and their son Milo. She moved across the pond in 2006 and has since transformed the property into their ideal family home. It boasts an office, a gym, a pool and a spa, and Cat often shares a look inside on social media. Take a tour… … [Read more...] about Inside Cat Deeley’s incredible £2.1million Los Angeles home
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway is celebrating 100 episodes this weekend! And to commemorate this incredible milestone, hosts Ant and Dec have looked back on their favourite memories from across 15 series. When asked about their most memorable Undercover, the stars revealed it was undeniably the time they pranked Jeremy Kyle on his show in America. "I think [Dec] dressed as a cat, on Jeremy Kyle," confessed Ant. "Daring in terms of the outfit and also how close you were to him." … [Read more...] about Ant & Dec reveal their favourite Saturday Night Takeaway moments
John MayerDated Taylor in 2010 and is widely regarded as the inspiration for the song “Dear John.” (Sample lyrics: “Don’t you think I was too young to be messed with / The girl in the dress cried the whole way home.”) Mayer later called the song “humiliating,” which prompted Taylor to say it was “so presumptuous” for him to assume she was talking about him in the first place. It’s our personal opinion that she set him up. … [Read more...] about From Becky to Maple Lattes: Presenting Vulture’s Taylor Swift Glossary