Fangirl Nonsense: We get live updates from Dublin of Matty Healy solo opening for The 1975. Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles continue to ruin our lives. Jenna’s interaction with Yeonjun is doing numbers on the internet.
Colleen Ballinger Allegations: YouTuber Adam McIntyre brings forth allegations of manipulation and abuse against fellow YouTuber Colleen Ballinger, aka Miranda Sings. This is the second time Adam has spoken out after being silenced by Colleen’s fans in 2020. We detail the allegations and dissect the power imbalances at play between creators and underage fans.
Tyler James Williams Allyship: Abbott Elementary and Everybody Hates Chris star Tyler James Williams shared a heartfelt message on his Instagram story to clear rumors about his sexuality, and in doing so shows his allyship for the LGBTQ+ community. We look at the importance of his statement and how other celebrities may follow suit.
Taylor Swift / Matty Healy Break Up: We’ve all seen the news. Taylor Swift and Matty Healy have officially split, and according to People, “it was always casual.” We pose the question of what role we as consumers and fans, as well as the media, have in speculating and commentating on celebrity relationships. We also discuss the levels of fame involved in such a high profile relationship and the scrutiny that comes along with being uber famous.
Sources for Taylor Swift/ Matty Healy Break Up, Colleen Ballinger Allegations & Tyler James Williams Allyship
@emmarosejean1 on TikTok: Louis Tomlinson Concert Story Time
Colleen Ballinger Allegations Explained: Miranda Sings YouTube Star Accused of ‘Grooming’ Young Fan (PopCrush, Ryan Reichard, June 8, 2022)
A rundown of all the accusations Colleen Ballinger is facing in this three year-long drama (The Tab, Georgia Mooney, June 8, 2023)
Tyler James Williams Addresses Sexuality & Why Speculating About It May Be “Sending A Dangerous Message” (Deadline, Armando Tinoco, June 4, 2023)
Taylor Swift and The 1975’s Matty Healy Break Up: ‘It Was Always Casual’ Says Source (People, Jack aircon, June 5, 2023)
Taylor Swift Is ‘Doing Great’ After Matty Healy Split: Why Their Romance ‘Ran Its Course’ (Sources) [Exclusive] (People, Jeff Nelson, June 6, 2022)
TAYLOR SWIFT: IT’S OVER WITH MATTY HEALY [EXCLUSIVE] (TMZ, June 5, 2023)
Duexmoi on TikTok: “Taylor Swift is in her zero fucks era.”