It's hoped the NHS's use of celebrity endorsement will influence the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine – and research backs that up.
Billy Wilder's 1950 classic noir , 'Sunset Boulevard,' blurred boundaries between reality and fiction through casting. Recognizing cameos makes viewers feel we're part of the film’s story.
Just like in the days following 9/11, celebrities most successfully use their star power in the COVID-19 crisis when they appear to step out of the limelight, publicly praising first responders.
A comedian's record-breaking fundraiser shows us the power of celebrity. But it also reveals the complexities of raising a lot of money very quickly.
Now that we know what essential work is, it seems the perfect time to reflect upon the not-so-essential work of celebrities.
Public figures, authors, artists and journalists have long written about their experience of dying. But why do they do it? And what do we gain?
Algorithmic forces fuel cancel culture. Paradoxically, they're also used to rehabilitate those who have been canceled.
Research suggests Harry and Meghan would be well and truly in their right minds to be sick of royal fame and fortune.
From a quiet start to cultural dominance, Beyoncé's work over the last decade is groundbreaking. But it is also filled with questions and contradictions.
Hit podcast Dolly Parton’s America starts with the premise that she is among the most familiar and beloved celebrities in the US, based on a marketing index called a Q score. Who would be our Dolly?
Even in death, men are able to earn far more than women.
The vast emissions caused by these individuals suggest that a very small share of humanity has a very significant role in global warming.
We might lap up the spectacle of two high-profile women fighting publicly, but when do you ever hear about men having 'cat-fights'?
Many of the gowns and costumes at this year’s Met Gala attempted to capture the essence of camp, and in trying to do so missed the point of camp entirely.
Don't expect to see any less of the Kardashians. Sorry about that.
As another actor speaks of pressure to look the 'right' way, research reveals that this pressure is prevalent at all levels of the industry.
Celebrities are turning away from the fields that made them famous and becoming amateur experts.
Both female beauty icons posted 'problematic' tweets about the Israel-Palestine conflict in 2014. But they weren't received the same way.
Throughout American history, being a black celebrity has been a political act in and of itself. When viewed through this lens, the transition into politics for someone like Winfrey is more natural.
A newly published batch of Ernest Hemingway’s letters could change the way we think about the author's influences, relationships with other writers and views on race.