A precocious child, by the age of 18 Demi Lovato was one of Disney’s biggest exports. File photograph:  Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Fabletics

While the news that 25-year-old singer and actor Demi Lovato is recovering from a suspected drug overdose in a Los Angeles hospital is shocking, it co(...)

Demi Lovato performs onstage during the One Voice: Somos Live! concert for disaster relief in Los Angeles on October 14th. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Since the dawn of Judy Garland, it’s been known – or highly suggested – that there’s an element of surviving when it comes to being a child star. The (...)

Hunker down: Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in Baywatch

It’s not unreasonable that Seth Gordon’s mercilessly rubbish reboot of the 1990s TV show expected to get by on the collective charms of Zac Efron and (...)

Twerking around: Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters
Twerk or die

Twerking, we’re told, is one of those suggestive new-fangled African- American-influenced dances. Like the Twist. Or the Hucklebuck. The word, sometim(...)