Following the Latest Hollywood Gossip
For many, knowing the latest Hollywood celebrity gossip is important. People go out of their way to watch entertainment news and follow at least one gossip site. American adults believe that a celebrity backing or showing support for a specific cause creates influence. People will believe what celebrities say and support the causes they support. Celebrities have a power over the general public that they may not even realize.
Within the world of celebrities are multiple demographics that people will specific follow. One specific demographic is black celebrities and entertainers. Many have created a massive following as their popularity, wealth, and name recognition has grown.
For example, The Oprah Winfrey Show grossed $125 million by the end of its first year on television and it ran for 25 years. It’s been shown on 120 different channels and touted a following of over 10 million people. Oprah had and still has significant influence over people.
Beyonce and her husband, Jay-Z, have a collective net worth of $1 billion. They are in everything from music to movies to retailers. They set the standards in fashion and music. There is over $500 billion in the annual spending power of the hip hop demographic. That is one of the most significant in the market.
Will Smith is one of the highest paid actors in the industry, grossing over $100 million throughout his film career. Denzel Washington is one of the few black actors to have won an Oscar and he?s won two of them.
Tyra Banks was the first African-American to be featured on the cover of GQ, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and the Victoria Secret lingerie catalog. This fame catapulted her into a realm of influence. She had followers that would read any celebrity gossip they could about her. They watched her reality show and her talk show.
There are black entertainment news shows and black entertainment gossip sites that specifically follow these celebs and more. They provide the latest Hollywood news and information from who’s dating who to what new movies are coming out. For many fans, knowing the latest Hollywood gossip about their favorite celebrity makes them feel closer to the celebrity they are following.