The Dark Underbelly of Celebrity By Susie Elelman
Between the internet, social media and reality TV—fame is no longer reserved for a select few. All it takes is one viral video and you too can become a household name.
But the entertainment industry is a ravenous beast, chewing up talent and disposing of careers on a daily basis.
Along the way there are many hurdles to navigate: nepotism, favouritism, sexism, harassment, incompetence … the list is endless. How then do you not just earn your fifteen minutes of fame, but turn it into a career?
Having clocked up more than forty years in the media, Susie Elelman has done it all – beauty queen, radio host, TV star, charity champion and accomplished author. Her career has seen her interview with many media greats, and the biggest names in the entertainment industry.
In her latest book, 15 MINUTES OF FAME—The Dark Underbelly of Celebrity—Susie dishes out on the divas, bad boys and those who are just too precious to handle.
Susie also shares her own story of hard work, tenacity and resilience that has seen her achieve much more than just fifteen minutes of fame.