15 minutes of fame


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15 minutes of fame

A brief period of celebrity or notoriety. The term was coined by artist Andy Warhol. Jane had her 15 minutes of fame when she appeared on the nightly news broadcast.
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With the cooperation of all media outlets, their 15 minutes of fame could be denied.
BIG BROTHER: LIVE LAUNCH (Channel 5, Tuesday, 9pm) IF any of the class of 2016 want tips on how to turn their 15 minutes of fame into a lasting career, there is one man whose advice they should be seeking - Big Brother's Bit on the Side host, Rylan Clark-Neal (pictured).
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This is probably just how Kris Humphries wants it, after all it will extend his 15 minutes of fame even longer.
Clearly she wants to hang onto her 15 minutes of fame a little longer - 16?
AN EARLESS baby bunny had his 15 minutes of fame brought to an abrupt end when he was accidentally stepped on by a television cameraman.
Unfortunately for Balls, he gained his notorious 15 minutes of fame whilst being a key advisor to Gordon Mr Casino Banker Brown from 1997-2010 as Labour replaced strident economic foundations with a new economy built on quicksand, and as a consequence of his baloneous advice given to GoBo, evidentially less about economics than the former postman which he succeeded as opposition chancellor.
LIKE Kerry Katona before her, Amy Childs has cottoned on to the fact that a follow-up reality show keeping tabs on her whereabouts might just be the way to go in ensuring her 15 minutes of fame will last well into 2012.
The Israeli left has become a movement of dilettantes, of losers who will turn traitor for a few Euros and 15 minutes of fame.
With a modest amount of looks and talent and more than a modicum of serendipity, I managed to stretch my 15 minutes of fame into half-a-century of good fortune" - Actor Robert Vaughn.
A resident gets 15 minutes of fame and pounds 500, and the council make a load of money to spend wisely on books for schools, etc.
Surely a desperate stunt like eating a live puffin heart (I read about it, I didn't watch) means his 15 minutes of fame is drawing to a welcome end?
A Valencia resident and mother of two boys, 14 and 12, Tredick said her 15 minutes of fame were nice, but not her best experience as as a teacher.
Torquay's Kyle Critchell nearly caused an upset in stoppage time, but Glyn Garner denied him his 15 minutes of fame in front of the home fans.
I hope this is not a cynical attempt on the part of both to squeeze the last drop out of their 15 minutes of fame.