Parents' Guide to

HollywoodLife

By Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Trivial but fairly tame celeb site from gossip mag veteran.

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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

NOT FOR YOUNG KIDS!

Not for kids 11- DEFINITELY For 13+ I'm even still iffy about it.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (4):

Although HOLLYWOODLIFE is billed as "your celebrity news, style and gossip BFF," it's really more of a frenemy. The tone alternates between snarky and fawning, poking fun at some stars' style -- and lifestyle -- choices, while flattering others. Basically, it's not much different than most of the gossip mags on the newsstands, including editor-in-chief Bonnie Fuller's own creation, Us Weekly. The site promises lots of interactive content, but so far, it falls short in that department. Overall, it's nicely designed and mildly entertaining, but nothing special.

Online interaction: Bonnie Fuller's letter to readers promises lots of online interaction, but currently, the only interactive feature is posting comments.

Website Details

  • Genre: Fashion/Beauty
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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