These Web Stars Are Bringing Some Variety to Hollywood | #WebCrushWednesday

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  • It looks like Hollywood has finally decided to play catch up, as YouTube superstars Shane Dawson and Jenna Marbles found themselves on the cover of this week’s Variety Magazine. For anyone who’s been watching YouTube with consistency for any amount of time, you know that something like this has been a long time coming.

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    So, who actually is our Web Crush this week? Well, this might not be surprising, but many or our favorites were featured in this week Variety, and we’ve got a pretty heavy crush on them all. Some, even proving to be more popular amongst US teenagers than many mainstream celebrities.

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  • That’s right, more teens prefer YouTubers to Hollywood’s current “It” girl, Jennifer Lawrence.

    Q scores were determined to be the most reliable indicator for the survey’s selection of mainstream stars, whose popularity can be fleeting among teenage demographics. In addition, many prominent celebrities well known to younger consumers may not necessarily be the most popular among them because their prominence is driven more by notoriety, as opposed to true appeal.

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    Marbles was so proud of this week’s Variety, that she posted this Instagram photo showing all of her fellow online stars that made it into the magazine including YouTuber, actress, and now author, Grace Helbig and Vine star Cameron Dallas.

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    Have you picked up your copy of Variety yet? If not, what are you waiting for?! Pick one up and let us know if your favorite YouTuber got featured in this week’s issue!

    Who should be our Web Crush next week? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @WhatsTrending! Your suggestion could be here next week!