Samantha Brick

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Samantha Brick
Born Birmingham, UK
Nationality British
Occupation Journalist
Spouse(s) Pascal Rubinat
Children Antonio (stepson)

Samantha Brick is a British writer, producer and freelance journalist.[1]

In 2012 Brick published an article on the Daily Mail website titled 'There are Downsides to Looking This Pretty': Why Women Hate Me for Being Beautiful.[2] The perception of her arrogance caused the article to go viral on social media websites and Brick trended globally on Twitter.[3] The article got 1.5 million hits on the newspaper's website and nearly 5,000 readers left comments, many of which were negative.[4]

Brick appeared on RTÉ's chat show, The Late Late Show on Friday 13 April 2012.[5]

Brick was a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother 10.[6] On 31 August 2012 she became the fourth person to be evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house.

Brick claims to have launched the careers of both comedian Russell Brand and presenter Tess Daly.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samantha Brick". Samantha Brick. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Samantha Brick (3 April 2012). "'There are Downsides to Looking This Pretty': Why Women Hate Me for Being Beautiful| Mail Online". London: Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Samantha Brick. "Samantha Brick the spoof sensation: Daily Mail writer goes viral after controversial 'Why do women hate me for being beautiful?' article | Mail Online". London: Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  4. ^ Freeman, Hadley (4 April 2012). "The Mail simply threw Samantha Brick to the wolves". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Samantha Brick to appear on Late Late Show". 
  6. ^ Samantha Brick to take part in Celebrity Big Brother
  7. ^ Ed Gleave. "Big Brother 2012: Samantha Brick gave Russell Brand TV break | Daily Star Online". DailyStar.co.uk. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 

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