Celebs with Popular Blogs

Blogging allows writers to express their thoughts in a public forum as frequently (or as infrequently) as they’d like. With free online blogging services, instant publishing online is an art that many people are trying. Several celebrities have also tried blogging to great success. Here are some standouts.

Mariska Hargitay

Mariska, who rose to stardom as the lovable, sensitive Olivia Benson on “Law and Order: SVU,” used her fame on the show and the experiences she had with fans who were touched by the dark subject matter of the series to start a non-profit organization, the Joyful Heart Foundation. She also blogs at Mariska.com, where she has called her supporters “the most amazing fans in the world.”

Kellie Martin

Kellie first rose to fame as Becca in the early 1990s drama, “Life Goes On,” and playing opposite Shelley Long in “Troop Beverly Hills.” She went on to star in such shows as “Christy.” She’s now a mom of one and a popular adult actress. She blogs about her life and her adventures in motherhood in a blog called Mama Mojo. She often shares recipes, parenting advice, anecdotes on her life, and fun personal stories of all kinds.

Barbra Streisand

Barbra, one of the most beloved singers in the world, also has a lot of things to share with her fans via her blog at BarbraStreisand.com. She addresses lies of the press, shares personal feelings on issues, and promotes various aspects of her career on the blog. In her short but poignant blog entry on the passing of Elizabeth Taylor, she stated, “It’s the end of an era. It wasn’t just her beauty or her stardom. It was her humanitarianism. She put a face on HIV/AIDS. She was funny. She was generous. She made her life count.”

Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone, actress and activist, has long been outspoken about her belief in animal rights and her adherence to a cruelty-free, vegan lifestyle. On her blog, The Kind Life, Alicia talks about the joys of vegan living. Like Kellie, she shares recipes on her blog. Alicia also talks about a wide range of topics, from pregnancy and birthing issues to gardening to fan’s concerns to general lifestyle topics. It’s a fun blog that’s also quite educational.

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