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You, Too, Can Be Bonnie Fuller's Friend

Is That Really Her MySpace Page?

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Ever wanted to be Bonnie Fuller's friend? (Members of the ISurvivedBonnie Yahoo group: Don't answer that.) Then check out myspace.com/bonniefuller and click "Add to Friends." It worked for MediaWorks.
She's a proud parent, a Sagittarius and here for networking.
She's a proud parent, a Sagittarius and here for networking.

You can imagine our dismay, then, when Ms. Fuller told us the page -- replete with photos and friends and friend comments like "I really admire you and all of your hard work" -- was not her creation.

'Added a couple inches'
"Fortunately it's pretty nice," the American Media editorial director said of her faux MySpace page. "It said I'm 5'6" and slender. They added a couple inches." Then again, they rounded up her age, she said, from 49 to 50. The builder has also listed under "Bonnie's Interests" her book, "The Joys of Much Too Much: Go for the Big Life -- The Great Career, The Perfect Guy and Everything Else You Ever Wanted." Whoever built myspace.com/bonniefuller accepted our MySpace friendship but did not respond to an e-mail seeking explanation.

Ms. Fuller now joins the ranks of countless celebs who have fake MySpace pages masquerading as their own, including Jennifer Aniston, Paris Hilton and Britney Spears.

Some of her peers also boast MySpace pages of others' design. One of two "tribute" pages devoted to Vogue editor Anna Wintour, for example, lists PETA under "People I'd Like to Meet."

And then there are the profiles that defy explanation -- like myspace.com/graydoncarter, which links to a profile of a gent named Rick, who appears to be some sort of circus freak, given his photograph seems to show him sticking his finger in a nostril, through his face and out one eye. Sorry to be the one to tell you this, Rick, but you're not exactly Graydon's type.
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