For many, the pandemic has disrupted daily habits around eating and fitness – which makes it a prime time to shake up old assumptions about achieving an ideal body.
The producers are recasting the show as a documentary. The original version would have done more harm than good for the causes being showcased, two scholars argue.
Nicki Minaj’s international anti-vaccine fiasco reveals the life-and-death stakes at the heart of normalizing a culture of fandom tribalism.
From Queen Elizabeth to Willie Nelson, celebrities have long used their platforms to promote public health information. Why do people trust celebrities for health advice more than the government?
Once his leg fracture heals, his leg can potentially be just as straight and strong as it was before. But his foot and ankle are more of a worry.
Coming to fame at the end of the ‘tabloid decade’, Hilton has long been a source of ridicule. But a deeper look shows a woman who is constantly working for her celebrity.
‘Sensible’ public figures have far less influence on our behaviour than it seems
When a celebrity, politician or other influential person checks in, a health care team can feel pressured to give in to a VIP’s wishes.
We looked at 181 celeb campaigns in six languages and found no hard evidence that any were effective
Twitter’s ‘blue tick’ club of influential users was locked out after financial scammers hacked celebrities’ accounts. But with ever more trust placed in social media, we stand to lose more than money.
Now that we know what essential work is, it seems the perfect time to reflect upon the not-so-essential work of celebrities.