A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this website.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that from a link on this site you can buy Hilary's CDs online, and there's a banner ad for her Duff Stuff clothing and accessories on sale at Target. Still, the site is refreshing. It all feels authentic, and that's commendable.
What's it about?
Hilary Duff's metamorphosis from her Lizzie McGuire days to her current persona is documented, somewhat, on her official fan site. One of the more revealing elements is the "Diary" area. Everyone knows rock stars are way too busy to keep up with their own diary entries on more than just an occasional basis. Still, we have reviewed other sites that try to keep up the fantasy that the artist is writing her own entries. Hilary's site doesn't do that, leaving the daily updates to "Christina," who travels with Hilary. Through Christina's posts, we see an exhausted Hilary dragging herself through yet another hotel lobby, and we see an exhilarated Hil performing before her beloved fans. We hear about the drudgery of media interviews and the unexpected pleasure of an ad-hoc snowball fight.
Is it any good?
Although the "Bio" section reads more like a publicist's statement than anything else, we can still catch glimpses of the real Hilary Duff in other areas of the site. There are several audio clips and three music videos on the site. There is no crotch grabbing, no scanty clothing, and no suggestive lyrics in any of the media we viewed.
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