- A celebrity is a person who is widely-recognized in a given society and
commands a degree of public and media attention. The word is derived from the
Latin celebritas, from the adjective celeber ("famous,"
- A wardrobe malfunction is a euphemism for accidental indecent exposure of
intimate parts. It is different from flashing, as the latter implies a
- (Nipple Slip) Super Bowl XXXVIII, which was broadcast live on February 1,
2004 from Houston, Texas on the CBS television network in the United States, was
noted for a controversial halftime show in which Janet Jackson's breast, adorned
with a nipple shield, was exposed by Justin Timberlake for
female celebrities nipple slips - In
In the Limelight and Under the Microscope: Forms and Functions of Female
This timely collection explores the politics of
female celebrity across a range of contemporary and historical media contexts.
Amidst concerns about the apparent ‘decline' in the currency of modern fame
(‘famous for being famous'), as well as debates about the shifting parameters of
public/private visibility, it is female celebrities who are positioned as the
most active discursive terrain.
This collection seeks to interrogate such
phenomena by forging a greater conceptual, theoretical and historical dialogue
between celebrity studies and critical gender studies. It takes as its starting
point the understanding that female celebrity is a particularly fraught cultural
phenomenon with ideological and industrial implications that warrant careful
scrutiny. In moving across case studies from the 19th century to the present
day, this book works from the assumption that the case study should play a
crucial role in generating debate about the dialogue between ‘past' and
‘present', and the individual essays seek to reflect this spirit of enquiry
Emilie De Ravin
For Giant magazine. Emilie is very good at
posing with her body. When her body is in the frame somehow the whole thing
Celebrity Series II
Part of a series of vector illustrations of my
favorite female celebrities. Hayley from Paramore
Read about contemporary celebrities. Australian
and Aborigine runner Cathy Freeman carried the torch in the 2000 Olympic Games.
Russian born Anna Kournikova was given her first tennis racket at the age of
five. Kristi Yamaguchi overcame a serious physical problem with her foot to
become a figure skater. This is just a taste of the information found in the 14
mini-biographies featured in this Reader. Each spotlights one of the world's
hottest professional female athletes. Basketball's Cynthia Cooper, soccer's
Brandi Chastain, figure skater Tara Lipinski, cyclist Alison Sydor, and diver
Laura Wilkinson are among the stars featured. Since most people enjoy reading
about celebrities, even reluctant readers will be eager to take on these
interesting one-page articles. A photo accompanies each bio to assist with
visual recognition. Learning activities follow each reading to test
comprehension, enrich vocabulary, and enhance following-directions skills.
Relevant questions, word/definition matching, crossword puzzles, and
fill-in-the-blanks are among the activities featured. Finally, there is a
related research project for each story.