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  • But, but, but ... all the Kardashians are known celebutards.

    And I thought that stans referred to former Soviet republics (the central Asian ones).

    February 5, 2009

  • "In colloquial parlance, DuBay is a Kardashian stan and a Hasselbeck hater. A stan, named after Eminem's hit song about an ardent fan who commits suicide, is a rabid fan of a celebrity. A 'hater' is a person who always points out someone's flaws. The terms have gained prominence on urban blogs, says Renaldo Hagood, founder of SoulBounce, a blog about soul music that asked its readers which was worse, haters or stans. 'When it comes to black entertainment, people we love and are tired of, everyone has an opinion on it,' Hagood says. 'People can say what they want without any accountability.'"
    - Vanessa Jones, Stans vs. haters, boston.com, 2 Feb 2009.

    February 5, 2009