media whore

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media whore (plural media whores)

  1. (derogatory) A person who attempts to transfer or transfers from one entertainment industry to another based only on prior popularity and not necessarily legitimate talent.
    Lindsay Lohan is considered to be a media whore by many young people because she used her popularity in the television industry to leverage a career in the music industry.
  2. (derogatory) A person who craves media attention; someone who will apparently do anything to remain in the media spotlight.