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Mark Frith was editor of Heat magazine for nearly a decade and was responsible for making it the biggest celebrity magazine in the the UK. This is his story of how he turned the magazine around along with plenty of juicy gossip about the people who who fill those pages and fascinate a generation obsessed with the celebrity culture. Perfect for anyone who devours all the gossip mags and wants an extra fix!
Has Posh got thinner? What's the latest on Britney? Who's getting together and who's splitting up? Every Tuesday, two million eager readers snatch up their brand-new copy of Heat, ready to devour the latest gossip about the celebs.
But there's one question everyone's desperate to know - what are the celebs really like? Who's got the craziest demands and the biggest entourage at a photo shoot? Do any of them eat normally? Who's nice, who's nasty, who's a demanding diva and who's just plain weird.
One man has the answer, Mark Frith turned Heat into the biggest celebirty mag in the country. Cheeky, funny and never fawning, Heat was a new source of celeb info when it started in 2000. And Marks' been there since the beginning, from his first interview with Posh to the rise and fall of Jade and Big Brother, through to Britney's tragic descent from sexpot to being sectioned.
From Kate Moss and Paris Hilton to Amy Winehouse and Cheryl Cole - in green rooms and VIP lounges, celebrities have confided in Mark and have been highly indiscreet in his presence.
Now, for this first time, Mark is opening up his diaries. And no one is safe.
'No one knows celebrities like Mark Frith' - Simon Cowell
Publication date: 04/09/2008
Publisher: Ebury Press
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Mark Frith took the helm at Heat in early 2000 and increased sales from 65,000 to over 550,000. He has won every major British publishing award in the process, including PPA Editor of the Year twice and, in 2005, the BSME Mark Boxer Award for special achievement in UK magazine publishing. Prior to Heat he was editor of Smash Hits and Sky Magazine. He has also presented BBC TV's Liquid News. He resigned from Heat in February 2008 in order to write this book. He is 37 years old.More About Mark Frith