Samantha Brick

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Samantha Brick
Born 1971 (age 45–46)
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.[7]

Brick claims to have launched the careers of both comedian Russell Brand and presenter Tess Daly.[8]


  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: 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: 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. ^ Laing, Greg (31 August 2012). "Danica Thrall, Samantha Brick evicted from Celebrity Big Brother". Digital Spy. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  8. ^ Ed Gleave. "Big Brother 2012: Samantha Brick gave Russell Brand TV break | Daily Star Online". Retrieved 9 March 2012. 

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