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Doors on celebrity and academic circuits swing open for Sean Spicer

Jewell, John 2017. Doors on celebrity and academic circuits swing open for Sean Spicer. The Western Mail 2017 (25 Sep)

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After the recent US television awards, global audiences were assaulted by the rather nauseating sight of celebrities such as James Corden cosying up to Sean Spicer, former director of communications at Donald Trump’s Whitehouse. Spicer also appeared on stage at the ceremony recreating Melissa McCarthy’s impersonation of himself to largely rapturous acclaim, which only served to enhance the suspicion that – in the words of New York Times commentator Frank Bruni – fame truly is its own reward and celebrity really does trump everything and redeem everyone.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Publisher: Reach plc
ISSN: 0307-5214
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 17 July 2020
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020 15:46

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