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Lily Chee

Lily Chee is on this episode of Hollywire’s BEHIND THE FAME! Lily can really do it all. She is an actress, model, and content creator with a rapidly growing fan base. She breaks down how she got into the entertainment industry. Lily was actually discovered in a grocery store… specifically on the potato isle by a modeling agent at Wilhelmina. A week after signing with the agency, Lily booked a Nike campaign. After that, her career only kept blossoming. She recently worked on the last season of Brat’s “Chicken Girls” alongside Annie Leblanc. Lily has 2 sisters – Mabel and Nuala Chee. The 3 are the best of friends and are constantly creating vlogs together. If her sisters had to describe Lily in 3 works, they would say she is crazy, loving and loyal. Recently, Lily has started putting more content on her YouTube channel. In a very short time, Lily has gained for one hundred thousand subscribers. Aside from all that she’s doing in her career, Lily talks to us about the actives and hobbies that interest her. She loves photography, dancing and surfing. She also LOVES her fans. Lily is constantly engaging with her fans and any chance she gets to meet them, she loves it. We also talk to Lily about what it means to be an influencer. Listen to the podcast on all streaming platforms to find out what she has to say about this trending topic.

Born Li Ling Grace Chee, Lily Chee is an actress from Atlanta, GA, who now resides in New York. In 2015, Chee had a minor role in an episode of Daredevil and appeared in the movie Sunset Park in 2017. She is most known from Brat’s Chicken Girls (2017) as Britney. Chee is currently starring on Zoe Valentine, another web series produced by Brat. She has worked with Pencils of Promise, a company that gives a better education back to communities in need. Aside from acting, Chee has done work for Target and Old Navy and maintains an active social media presence– she dabbles in both Youtube and Tiktok, while also having over one million followers on Instagram.

Grace Vanderwaal

Grace Vanderwaal is the studio for the third episode of Hollywire’s BEHIND THE FAME Podcast. Since winning America’s Got Talent at the young age of 12, Grace’s career and music has become a trending topic ever since. Tony Moras and Jana Rosenberg talk the now 15-year-old artist about how far she and her music have come in such a short amount of time. We talk about the music industry, her life in New York, artist collaborations, and of course Grace’s fans and fame. Grace just put out a new single, “Ur So Beautiful”, which can be heard on all streaming platforms now. Her next tour kicks off on August 22nd here in Los Angeles and you better believe Hollywire will be there to cheer her on. American singer-songwriter Grace Vanderwaal became a household name when she famously won season 11 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”. She is best known for her ukulele playing and distinctive vocals. Grace had her first concert tour in 2017 and went on to win the Radio Disney Music Award for Best New Artist. She also won a Teen Choice Award that same year. In 2018, Grace joined Imagine Dragons on their Evolve World Tour. Grace’s most recent work, however, is for Disney’s film Stargirl – a movie in which Grace plays the lead role. For three consecutive years now, Billboard includes Grace in their magazines 21 Under 21 list. She is also the youngest person to be included in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Music list.

Annie Leblanc

Jana Rosenberg is at Vidcon 2019 with Annie LeBlanc! We’re talking to Annie about all the exciting things she’s currently got going on, her experience in her BF Asher Angel’s ‘One Thought Away’ music video and of course doing some Rapid Fire FAN Questions. We had a blast with Annie at VidCon!

Julianna Grace “Annie” LeBlanc is a 14 year-old teen icon from Fort Gordon, Georgia. Annie is a singer, Youtuber, actress and a former gymnast. She rose to fame back in 2010 through her families Youtube vlog channel, Bratayley. She currently stars on the Brat web series ‘Chicken Girls’ and ‘A Girl Named Jo’. She has almost 8 million followers on Instagram and her followers are obsessed with her and her boyfriend, Asher Angel. They are viewed as the teen ‘It’ couple. Fans call them ‘Ashannie’. There are hundreds of couple fan accounts that are dedicated to their relationship and we are just as obsessed with them.

Ella Gross

Jana Rosenberg hung out at Instagram HQ with the Instagram queen herself, Ella Gross! We played Noggin’s Up with her – she definitely won and chatted all things she loves. Recently, Ella went to Fiji so she told us all about her trip. She spilled on what she loves to do with her friends in her free time – which she doesn’t have much of! Ella does it all. She models, acts and can play music. Speaking of music, she loves BlackPink! She got to hang with them at one of their shows. Aside from music, she loves acting. She told us all about working on the show “Heathers” and “Malibu Rescue”. Crazy things happened on the sets of those shows and she shares all the deats with us!!

Ella Gross is a Korean-American actress and model and get this, she’s only 10 years-old! Gross began her career as an actress with her role in the tv show “Heathers” that aired in 2018. That was just the jump start of her career and she is currently working on the tv series “Malibu Rescue” that is returning June 2019. Along with being a rising actress, Gross is also a model signed with The Black Label. Her Instagram account has nearly 3 million followers and the account is solely ran by her Mom. On this account, there are photos ranging from Gross riding her bike to some of her professional photos with GAP Kids and Ralph Lauren Kids. Gross also loves to travel and documents the places she’s visited on her instagram.

The Best Party at Coachella was REVOLVE!

REVOLVE, presented the much-anticipated 4th annual #REVOLVEfestival, a variety of aspirational style and entertainment experiences, performances, and activations. The 2nd day of #REVOLVEfestival had party-goers hyped and excited during Offset’s performance as fellow member of Migos, Quavo, jumped on stage. Guests were then surprised by special guest.Cardi B! The two joined the stage together and gave a memorable high-energy performance, which ended in a kiss! Tyga, Saweetie, A Boogie With Da Hoodie kept the non-stop party hyped, and rap duo Rae Sremmurd closed out the show.

Steve Aoki

We met up with Steve Aoki at EDC! He tells us it’s been five years since he’s played at Edc. We also discuss what makes this festival a special one to him, the Aoki Playhouse, and his next album! One of the fathers of modern EDM, Steve Aoki has paved the way for what it means to be an electronic DJ. Born in 1977, Steve Aoki is a Japanese-American EDM guru born in Miami, but found his love for house music in California. In 2009, Aoki began topping charts with hit remixes to all stars like Drake, Will.I.Am and Michael Jackson, which helped put his name on the map. Aoki did not stop there, releasing albums that would top the charts and make Aoki a common household name. Now a days he has been working on other business endeavours, and has even been seen opening his own pizza restaurant conveniently called “PizzAoki.” Steve Aoki has worked with almost every big name in Hollywood, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon.

Elliana Walmsley

Elliana Walmsley is in the Hollywire studio!! She teaches us a new dance routine and explains her nickname, Shakoofa, while on the show, Dance Moms. We discuss her time on the show, Dance Moms, and why she decided to take some time off. We play a fun game of Hollywords and find out she prefers to dine in and she picks Instagram over Snapchat! She is a stellar dancer, who is best known for her appearance on Dance Moms and her inclusion in Abby Lee Miller’s Dance Team. Born on June 23, 2007, Elianna is an 11 year old superstar. Prior to her television debut, Walmsley studied at the Joffrey Ballet and was even crowned Miss Petite Dance: America. She has become incredibly popular on social media, earning more than 750,000 followers just on Instagram. She even has a mini series with best friend Brooke Butler, adorably called: The Brooke and Elliana Show. After competing with the Abby Lee Dance Company on the show, she was invited to participate in a national tour with fellow castmate Maesi Caes to teach dance masterclasses and give solo performances. We can’t wait for more Elianna.

CNCO

CNCO is in the Hollywire studio! We discuss how the group formed, their craziest fan encounter, and what a day on tour is like for them. Also, we discuss their first kiss! The guys tell us about their favorite place to visit, Tokyo and Europe. CNCO is a Latin American boy band who got their big break on the first season of television show “ La Banda.” This band consists of Joel Pimentel, Richard Camacho, Erick Brian Colón, Christopher Vélez, and Zabdiel De Jesús. They won a five-year recording contract with Sony Music Latin after becoming the winning competitors on “La Banda.” Shortly after, the band went on tour with latin legend, Ricky Martin, and have caught the attention of fans from all around the world. Their second self titled album topped the billboard charts in 2018, and both their records debuted at number 1. We expect to see more from them!

Cobra Kai

We talk with Jacob Bertrand at the premiere of The Last Summer. He tells us all about his ever changing hair on the show, about the season finale, and going out to a concert with Xolo Maridueña!
Jacob Bertrand is an American actor who began working in 2009 on a film called “Duress.” After this, Jacob’s career began to take off, and he also began to gain more recognition. Recently Jacob has been seen playing the character Jack Malloy in the Disney Channel Original Movie The Swap which premiered in 2016, as well as for playing series regular Eli Moskowitz/Hawk in YouTube Premium web-seriesCobra Kai.Cobra Kai is a spin off that follows the story that takes place after the original “Karate Kid” movies. Jacob is young and only getting started!

“Cobra Kai’s” Cutest Stars We Are Obsessed With!!

Here at Hollywire, we stan the Youtube series Cobra Kai so hard. We’ve had the cast in a bunch and honestly, we can’t get enough of this show! Cobra Kai is about the thirty-four-year-old rivalry from when Daniel LaRusso defeated Johnny Lawerence in the last few minutes of the classic movie Karate Kid. Fast forward to 2018, Cobra Kai drops and millions of fans are tuning in to see where Ralph Macchio and William Zabka are up to today. Macchio and Zabka were the main focus of the show, but are now joined by four new characters — or shall we say, heartthrobs. Here are the four heartthrobs of Cobra Kai.

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