“Celebrity” in the news
Publications and example sentences
· The 100 greatest UK No 1s: No 6, Michael Jackson – Billie Jean →
Thriller was the first time that Jackson acknowledged his celebrity in his songs, and perhaps the last time that his celebrity didn’t define his music.
· RuPaul’s Drag Race needs to slow down, or risk burnout for both its fans and contestants →
The final episodes of season 12 have ran alongside the mini-series Secret Celebrity Drag Race, with the rest of 2020 likely to give us *deep breath* All Stars 5, Drag Race UK season 2, Canada’s Drag Race (presented by season 11 runner up Brooke Lynn Hytes), and Drag Race Australia.
The China Post
· GOP lawyer fights California governor on stay-at-home orders →
She noted that she has teamed with political opposites in some of her lawsuits, notably Mark Geragos, the Los Angeles-based celebrity lawyer whose clients included Michael Jackson and Colin Kaepernick.
· 'Why are we still struggling?' ask Australia bushfire victims →
A number of celebrities, sportspeople and businesses joined the cause too.
· 'All the best': Alan Jones signs off radio career with tributes from his political fans →
There were slickly produced audio tributes to “the greatest career in Australian radio history” which included his chats with everyone from Bob Hawke and John Howard to international celebrities Lionel Ritchie, Jane Fonda and Donald Trump before he became the US president.
· Keeping up with the new-age consumers →
Both TikTok and YouTube boast local teen celebrities enjoying the high life, earning rates, and living where many of us could only dream of.
· Kaepernick defends protesters after police killing →
Los Angeles Lakers ace James was one of several celebrities who contrasted Kaepernick's peaceful kneeling protest with the circumstances of Floyd's death.
· Covid-19: Chris Rock, Rosie Perez appear with New York governor Cuomo, urge mask wearing →
The celebrities, both of whom grew up in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, said they would take part in public service campaigns urging New Yorkers to take the pandemic seriously, wear masks and take other steps to prevent the spread of the sometimes fatal virus.
· Amy Schumer: ‘Are people going to wear bandanas over their mouths so you can’t even hear a laugh?’ →
These celebrities doing videos saying, “Stay at home”, and behind them is a moat and a diving board.