Sean Ono Lennon, the descendant of the legendary John Lennon of the Fabulous Four from Liverpool, has become an official supporter of Bitcoin. He has joined the bunch of celebrities favouring cryptocurrencies.
People tend to look up to celebrities. That is why when they set a trend for something, common folks take up the trend almost immediately. For this reason, scammers often use their popularity to look more reliable and attract potential victims.
While scammers take advantage of celebrities’ names without them knowing about this, some of the stars willingly take part in fraudulent projects. Thus, a famous US rapper known as T.I. agreed to pay a fine amounting to $75,000 for promoting a fraudulent ICO.
As innovative technologies like blockchain and cryptocurrency gain popularity, they draw the attention of global celebrities from various fields. Now, a rapper Jay Z and a movie star Will Smith invested in a startup aimed at helping Ethereum developers.
As COVID-19 is raging over the entire planet and people are forced to isolate themselves in order not to catch the disease or contaminate others, the issue of communication and socialization becomes more and more urgent.
The latest research shows that Libra, the cryptocurrency owned by Facebook, is now ranked the third most searched keyword on Weibo, a Chinese search engine. Libra follows words like “Chinese Movie Star” and Mona Lisa correspondingly. This is an indicator that people living in the country have started to gain appetite for digital currency including Libra, Bitcoin and others.
John Stalberg Jr., a famous Hollywood director, has started to shoot a new movie about digital currency called Crypto. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Kurt Russell, Alexis Bledel, Luke Hemsworth, Beau Knapp and Jeremie Harris, and Vincent Kartheiser are featuring in this crime thriller.