Once upon a time, celebrity status rank was determined by number of magazine mentions or tabloid write ups. In today's wired world, it looks like the new star gauge is determined by eBay rank.
The Times of India ambitiously reported that the most eBayed celebrity of the year was supermodel-turned-designer, Kate Moss. There were around 30,480 items related to the 33-year-old Brit, most of which were items from her TopShop fashion line.
Second most eBayed celebs were the Spice Girls at 26,458 items, Britney Spears was third with 19,996 items, 16,052 Amy Winehouse-related items were sold (including beehive wigs!)
Aside from single icons, other celebrity-related memorabilia made tremendous waves on the auction site: 202,081 Harry Potter-themed items were sold.
Topping all themed charts, however, were Nintendo Wii-related items, 644,874 of which were sold in 2007.
Celeb Status Determined by eBay?
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