“Follow me on Instagram!” is the new “What’s your phone number?” I explored this and the impact it may have on us getting to know each other in a piece for The New York Post. I’ve shared an extract of the article here…
This month L’Oreal have been in the headlines quiiiite a bit. And not really in the all publicity is good publicity kind of way.
The reason for the storm is the firing of Munroe Bergdorf, a black, transgender model who was part of their recently launched ‘True Match’ diversity campaign. When Munroe took to her private Facebook to express her feelings over the horrific situation occurring in Charlottesville she was branded “anti-white” and subsequently let go for the comments she made.
This year marked 10 years since Britney Spears shaved her head. At the time, the world – myself included – collectively watched slack-jawed as one of our favourite childhood performers seemed to suffer a momentary breakdown. In the years since, the ‘I now understand Britney’s meltdown’ memes have been doing the rounds. But how far have our attitudes really come when it comes to celebrity mental health?