Cory Kennedy and Taylor Warren have grabbed their 15 minutes. What will they do next?
This story was published on September 18, 2007.
“L.A. just seems really eager compared to New York. And I’m not that eager. People even think I’m kind of a bitch,” she admits, “because I don’t go out of my way to make sure they like me.” Despite what Warren says, people do like her. She’s recently been shot by Terry Richardson (for the Uniqlo campaign) and the art photographer Ryan McGinley, and she has many, many fans, most of whom are young girls obsessed with her style, although she also has her fair share of unwanted attention and stalkers...
While Kennedy definitely sticks out in a crowd (in a good way), she has recently stopped partying as much. “I used to go to Hyde, Teddy’s, all those places, but now I’m over it,” she continues, in a jaded voice. “It was fun and exciting at the time, and the networking aspect was very good, but these days I’m mostly staying in at night.” This is something her parents, no doubt, must find comforting—when the popularity of Kennedy’s blog became apparent to them, they were upset, a situation not helped by the fact that, shortly thereafter, she ended up on the cover of the Los Angeles Times Magazine, the subject of a story about teenage fame and the Internet...
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