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Teen Idols

Lust for Celebrity Gossip: It Isn't "Worship"

Peggy Payne | Posted 07.23.2016 | Entertainment
Peggy Payne

Dare to show even the tiniest spark of interest in royal babies or movie star divorces or Olympic decathlete gender identity and you're likely to be scorned for engaging in "celebrity worship." This is wrong. It isn't worship. Got that, you high-minded righteous pious scoffers?

Meeting Teen Idols as an Adult

LJ Charleston | Posted 05.29.2016 | Entertainment
LJ Charleston

Imagine telling my teenage self that if I was very patient, when I'm in my late 30s, I would meet the idols of my youth. Duran Duran: Twenty-four years later, 85 million-plus records later. Me: Three sons later, a long career in journalism later. It finally happened.

7 Things Teens Can Learn From a Former Teen Idol

Pavlina Osta | Posted 05.19.2015 | Teen
Pavlina Osta

Fifty years later, he's still singing, still has a full head of gorgeous hair and still doing what he loves -- with much success! So, what can you learn from Frankie?

Who Are This Year's Biggest Teen Idols?

j14 | Posted 10.26.2012 | Teen

Justin Bieber, Cody Simpson, and Cher Lloyd Tweeted about it. Even One Direction's families were buzzing about it with Harry Styles' mom and Niall Hor...

14 Stars We Used To Crush On -- Besides James Van Der Beek

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.13.2012 | Women

J-14, Teen Beat, Tiger Beat, BOP. If you were a pre-teen girl in the ‘90s, you probably recognize the names of these teeny bopper magazines. You als...

Davy Jones and Me: A Teen Dream Comes True

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 05.01.2012 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

As a pudgy faced pre-teen, I was beyond words with excitement and also mortified. I was going to spend the day with teen idol, Davy Jones and my father.

What Does It Mean to Be a Fan Today?

Mona Elyafi | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home
Mona Elyafi

Fans today are not -- literally and figuratively speaking -- following artists anymore, but merely following ephemeral trends.