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    How “The D’Amelio Show” Serves As A Warning For Wannabe Social Media Stars

    “I think the fan reaction is just, ‘Oh, we didn't know that Charli and Dixie let the comments get to them this much.’"

    On today's episode of BuzzFeed Daily, we broke down the top pop culture headlines AND discussed the TikToker-to-celebrity pipeline. You can listen below or scroll down to read more about the interview!

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    So let's dive right into it! Recently we talked to Paige Skinner about The D'Amelio Show, Addison Rae, and how they serve as a warning for child stars. Here's some of what we learned:

    BuzzFeed Daily: To someone who hasn't sat down and watched the show might seem like the show is a Gen Z version of Keeping Up With the Kardashians — the story of sisters chasing fame. But what are we actually getting with the D'Amelio show?

    Charli and Dixie D'Amelio taking a selfie together

    BuzzFeed Daily: That kind of does make sense to me because they are considerably younger than when most of the Kardashians were on it. And so it's kind of just like, "Hey, this isn't the normal teen experience. So if you're under pressure like this, here's the PSA is I mean, I like it, but that is a lot for a reality TV show. You reviewed it, but what's the fan reaction been like so far?

    Dixie and Charli D'Amelio sitting

    BuzzFeed Daily: Mental health is really at the forefront of the show. So, we're dealing with something more serious here. In other reality shows, I feel like if they're not lighthearted, they're entertaining. But is that what this is?

    Charli D'Amelio with long pink nails

    BuzzFeed Daily: What's the line here between trolling these young women and holding them accountable, because it is okay to hold these young stars to some kind of standard, like when Addison Rae went on Fallon and performed TikTok dances without crediting the creators. Then there was the time when she was caught sort of fawning over President Trump. There's this line of calling them out for their actions, but also wanting to make sure that you don't go too far because they are young and we are seeing the effects on their mental health. So what are your thoughts?

    Addison Rae in "He's All That"

    To kick things off, just days after her father filed to end his conservatorship over her, Britney Spears announced her engagement to her longtime partner, Sam Asghari.

    Moving on, Priyanka Chopra, Julianne Hough, and Usher are set to host a truly unhinged, Black Mirror-y reality show called The Activist.

    #TheActivist is a competition series that features six inspiring activists teamed with three high-profile public figures working together to bring meaningful change to one of three vitally important world causes: health, education, and environment

    Twitter: @DEADLINE

    According to Deadline, "activists go head-to-head in challenges to promote their causes, with their success measured via online engagement, social metrics, and hosts’ input."

    As always, thanks for listening! And if you ever want to suggest stories or just want to say hi, you can reach us at or on Twitter @BuzzFeedDaily.