In the days of old Hollywood up until the early s, most celebrities' similar paths to stardom. Usually, they were discovered by an industry muckety-muck like a talent scout, agent, casting director, or record exec. Then they got lucky with a hit single or a prominent role in a buzz-worthy film or beloved TV show, and within a few years they were household names. But these days, there are tons of ways to become famous, and a lot of people with talent and an appetite for attention have carved new, previously unlikely paths to celebrity. Here are some people who might have lingered in obscurity had they come into their own a few decades ago.
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It serves as the lead single from his seventh studio album The Life of Pablo The single was serviced to US Urban and Rhythmic contemporary radio stations on March 28, , and was confirmed for release three days before. Upon its release, "Famous" was met with both critical acclaim and scrutiny for a controversial lyrical reference to American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift , partially in relation to West's interruption of her VMA acceptance speech. After West claimed to have obtained Swift's approval over the criticized lyric, Swift denied the claim, criticizing West and denouncing the lyric as "misogynistic" in a statement. Several months later, West's wife Kim Kardashian released a video capturing a conversation between Swift and West in which Swift appears to approve the lyric. It was released to a polarized response.
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T here is a particular breed of middle-aged man that prides itself on not knowing who Kim Kardashian is. Pretending not to know who celebrities are to seem clever is likely an age-old phenomenon Spartacus? Never heard of him but thankfully, you no longer have to pretend. Charles has almost 14m subscribers on his beauty-based YouTube channel , making him firmly famous by any measure.
The joke -- which was an admittedly dated callback to the star's infamous sex tape with Kim Kardashian , released in -- was met with a round of shocked "oh"s from the audience, but Princess had a slightly stronger response, immediately flipping off the awards show cameras with both hands. However, Twitter had a lot of thoughts about the joke. Reactions ranged from those who felt the joke was in poor taste to those who just couldn't believe how awkward the whole thing was, to those who legitimately loved the drama and the comedy of the whole fiasco.