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CELEBRITIES

Tony Hawk Really, Really Wants You to Know People Keep Recognizing Him in Public

He's been tweeting about it religiously for years, obsessed with letting the world know that strangers keep saying, "Hey—you're Tony Hawk!"
Drew Schwartz
6.20.19
Culture

Juicy Stories About What Andy Warhol Was Really Like

"Andy seemed to be floating through space. He had this magical energy and looked like nobody else."
Miss Rosen
11.14.18
Books

Charlamagne tha God Wants More Men to Get Vulnerable

In celebration of his new book, 'Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me,' we spoke to the radio host about his fears, fame, and therapy.
Noel Ransome
11.8.18
VICE Investigation

I Ate a Burrito Sideways Like Justin Bieber Supposedly Did and It Sucked

I tried his unorthodox method to see how it (literally) held up.
Allie Conti
10.25.18
Instagram

Experts Explain Why 'Doin' it for the Gram' Makes Us Do Dumb Things

"As everything becomes a reality show, we forget that reality shows are actually staged, and we think that daily life is a reality show when it’s not."
Kara Weisenstein
7.16.18
Social Media

The Lil Tay Formula

We've seen this before, and it will happen again, unless the media figures out the right way to tackle this phenomenon.
Allie Conti
5.24.18
Famous Children

Lil Tay: 'I Wanna Show People What it's Like to Be Rich'

In her first news media interview, the tiny flexer talks to VICE about her skeptics, the "truth" behind her wealth, and inspiring people to realise their dreams.
Milianne Roberts
5.22.18
Photo

This Is What the Met Gala Looked Like to Regular People

We sent two photographers with absolutely no credentials, but wearing tuxedo tops, to the annual display of fame and wealth.
Elizabeth Renstrom
5.9.18
fameish

We Met Hollywood's Most Controversial Celebrity Sex Tape Broker

Kevin Blatt has become the city's go-to guy when it comes to releasing or obtaining an A-lister's sex tape.
VICE Staff
4.5.18
fame

I Invented a Fake Friendship with Russell Brand to Get Free Stuff

Armed with Instagram, a look-alike, and a face-swapping app, I managed to swindle free pizza, clothes, and even a hotel suite.
Oobah Butler
3.27.18
fame

The Darkness Want to Be Rockstars Again

They were once Britain's biggest rock band, even if they had to fight against the "joke" tag. Now, they're charting their own strange path back to fame. It begins on a boat.
Alex Robert Ross
10.31.17
SBS VICELAND

The Rise and Rise of the Self-Aware Celebrity

They're singing in cars, they're parodying themselves on YouTube. We're living in the age of the normal famous person.
Katherine Gillespie
8.20.17
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