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Anne Helen Petersen    

Senior Culture Writer at Buzzfeed; Author of "Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman"

Anne Helen Petersen received her PhD in media studies from the University of Texas, where she studied the industrial history of the gossip industry.

Today, she writes about culture, celebrity, and feminism for BuzzFeed News. Her first book, Scandals of Classic Hollywood, was featured in The Boston Globe, Time, NPR's "Pop Culture Happy Hour", Bitch, the New York Post, and The Rumpus.

She is also the author of Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman which was release in June 2017.


The Key To Trump Is Reading Him Like A Celebrity

Study him like a celebrity, however, and every baffling action makes sense. Posted on December 12, 2016, at 8:33 a.m.. Anne Helen Petersen. BuzzFeed Senior ...

Ivanka Trump And The Aesthetics Of Denial

Ivanka Trump And The Aesthetics Of Denial. Ivanka only wields her power where no one can see it. Posted on March 2, 2017, at 5:43 a.m.. Anne Helen Petersen.

Book Review: 'Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud,' By Anne Helen Petersen

Anne Helen Petersen's new book is a thoughtful consideration of several public women — from Nicki Minaj to Hillary Clinton — who've run up against the ...

Brangelina Is Dead; Long Live Angelina

Anne Helen Petersen is a senior culture writer for BuzzFeed News. Petersen has a Ph.D. from the University Of Texas and wrote her dissertation on the gossip ...

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