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Would a Rose by any other name still be a star in Hollywood?


Lily-Rose Depp

Age: 16 Provenance: Paris, France Instagram following: 638,000 So who is she, exactly? Johnny Depp’s saucereyed daughter turned fashion industry sensation.

Currently making headlines: As the newly anointed face of Chanel (her mom, Vanessa Paradis, has been a face of the brand for years).

Inevitable Kardashian konnection: Unseated fellow Chanel model Kendall Jenner in becoming Karl Lagerfeld’s muse-du-jour.

Additional tidbit: She has a thing for Harrys, both Styles and Potter.

Will we care in five minutes? TBD. She’s starring in Kevin Smith’s movie Yoga Hosers, out later this year, which could potentiall­y propel her to it-girl status.

Amber Rose

Age: 31 Provenance: Philly Instagram following: 7.2 million

So who is she, exactly? A bootylicio­us model and fashion figure best known as profession­al hip-hop arm candy (Her exes include Kanye West, Drake, Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa.)

Currently making headlines: Because according to various tabloids, Kim Kardashian threatened divorce after she caught her husband checking out photos of his former flame.

Inevitable Kardashian konnection: See above. Additional tidbit: In her exotic dancer days, she went by the name Paris.

Will we care next week? Assuming the Kardashian-Wests stay together, then definitely not.

Ruby Rose

Age: 29 Provenance: Down Under Instagram following: 4.1 million So who is she, exactly? The gender fluid model, former VJ for MTV Australia and breakout star of the new season of Orange Is the New Black.

Currently making headlines: Because “going gay for Ruby Rose” (women who aren’t lesbians but would totally knock boots with RR) has become an Internet sensation.

Inevitable Kardashian konnection: Recently said that she would love to be Caitlyn Jenner’s “bitch” in the next season of OITNB.

Additional tidbit: She’s engaged to Phoebe Dahl (granddaugh­ter of Roald) and is frequently mistaken for Justin Bieber.

Will we care in five minutes? She’s talented, bright and the entire world has a crush on her. All signs point to a star on the rise.

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