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Crazy in Love with a Smooth Criminal: An In-Depth Look at Parasocial Relationships and How Celebrities Affect the Relationship

  title={Crazy in Love with a Smooth Criminal: An In-Depth Look at Parasocial Relationships and How Celebrities Affect the Relationship},
  author={Alyssa Termini},

Celebrity, Persuasion and Social Media: Digital Influencers’ use of Instagram Strategies to Increase Follower Loyalty

Submitted in total fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to the School of Humanities and Social Science, College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce, La Trobe

Female Stardom and Mysterious Deaths in the Bollywood Industry: The Case of Shantipriya from Farah Khan's Om Shanti Om

Om Shanti Om, a 2007 Hindi commercial film by Farah Khan, is an uncanny story of a male film extra, Om, who gets killed in the attempt to save a popular female star, Shantipriya, from a heinous



“You Can't Win, Child, but You Can't Get Out of the Game”: Michael Jackson's Transition from Child Star to Superstar

This paper examines the early performance style of Michael Jackson and argues that his work as a child prodigy is crucial to understanding his adult career. As a young boy, Jackson was presented to

Black or White? Michael Jackson and the Idea of Crossover

Michael Jackson has been referred to as a crossover artist for more than forty years, but what does this mean? The term “crossover” usually describes how an artist's appeal transcends an audience

You Rocked Our World, Michael: Your Moves, Your Look, Your Music, Everything!

The sheer brilliance of the late Michael Jackson’s performances should never be underestimated. Encapsulating a myriad of idioms, styles, and gestures of an era, they are a mix of vulnerable

Celebrity Cultures: An Introduction

The Ancient Art of Self Publicity Theorizing Celebrity The Business of Celebrity Celebrity and Politics Fans and Celebrity Reporting Celebrity Global Celebrity Reality Television and Celebrity

Shyness, loneliness, and attitude toward celebrities.

Measures of shyness, loneliness and attitudes toward a favorite celebrity were administered to 150 participants. We hypothesized that shyness and loneliness would be linked to the strength of one's

Britney, Beyoncé, and me – primary school girls’ role models and constructions of the ‘popular’ girl

This paper looks at the ways in which the gendered social construction of the ‘popular girl’ infuses girls’ ideas as to their role models: those representing who they would like to be when they ‘grow

Reconceptualizing address in television programming: The effect of address and affective empathy on viewer experience of parasocial interaction

Much scholarship has examined the parasocial bonds between audiences and media personalities. However, recent research differentiated between the development of parasocial relationships and the