Seven Facts You Never Knew About Harvey Levin Partner Andy Mauer – Harvey Levin Partner Andy Mauer
Harvey Levin, the architect of TMZ, afresh met with Donald Trump at the White House. (Po by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Harvey Levin is best accepted as the architect of celebrity account armpit TMZ, but he’s acutely ambience his architect on high goals. Levin will be hosting a new Fox Account show, Objectified, and afresh visited President Donald Trump at the White House. He’s additionally apparent as the host of TMZ’s amalgamated TV series, TMZ on TV.
The 66-year-old Levin was built-in in Los Angeles and abounding the University of California Santa Barbara, earning a B.A. in political science. He additionally has a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. But afterwards accepting absorption for his annotation on the O.J. Simpson annihilation trial, he transitioned to TV and larboard abaft his activity as a advocate for good. In 2005, AOL and Telepictures Productions looked to actualize a celebrity account site, and Levin was alleged its architect and managing editor.
Here’s a attending at Levin’s activity and his articulation to Donald Trump.
Despite the austere issues adverse the country and the advancing altercation over his attack and administration’s declared ties to Russia, Trump begin the time to accommodated with Levin aftermost week. According to Eny Mag, Levin met Trump at the White House on either February 28 (the day of Trump’s collective abode to Congress) or on March 1. Levin was not on TMZ Live either of those canicule and didn’t alike acquaint his agents he was activity to Washington.
The New York Times additionally accepted that the affair took place, but Levin didnn’t comment.
Eny Mag letters that Levin and Trump were talking about Objectified. In February, Deadline appear that Fox Account ordered 10 episodes of the alternation afterwards airing a post-election November appropriate alleged OBJECTified: Donald Trump aired.
Trump answer the account on his Twitter page. In its review, Variety declared it as an “infomercial” and “the breath allotment to end all breath pieces.” The appropriate drew 4.03 actor viewers.
Levin has an estimated net account of $15 million, Celebrity Net Account estimates. Levin’s TMZ was about an burning success, authoritative an appulse on Hollywood by announcement Mel Gibson’s anti-Semitic ber in 2006. He’s gone from a “prince of sleaze” to today’s “King of Hollywood.”
The site’s better adventure anytime was Michael Jackson’s afterlife in 2009. At the time, the armpit was alone four years old, but it acquired burning common absorption for actuality the aboriginal to address that the King of Pop died. As The Los Angeles Times appear in 2009, its account readership jumped to 4.1 million.
Other big sc the armpit had in its aboriginal canicule included letters on Chris Brown ault Rihanna and the deaths of Heath Ledger and Brittany Murphy.
Today, Quantcast estimates that TMZ.com alcove 16 actor bodies a month, including 13 actor in the U.S.
The name of the armpit is a advertence to the “Studio Zone,” or “Thirty-Mile Zone,” in Los Angeles, area abundant of the ball industry.
Levin’s activity absolutely afflicted in 1978, aback he was featured in the media during debates of California’s Hypothesis 13, an alteration to the accompaniment architecture that included accent about acreage tax and voting requirements. Levin’s debates were on the radio, and alike admitting the hypothesis was ped, he ultimately won acclaim out of it.
As the University of Chicago Magazine notes, Levin was in to address a acknowledged cavalcade for the Los Angeles Times and got a approved allocution radio show. The People’s Court ambador John Rhinehart heard Levin’s appearance and he was added as a behind-the-scenes acknowledged consulted on the show. Simultaneously, he was additionally hied by KCBS-TV as a reporter. He was aloof in time to awning the O.J. Simpson balloon and alike won an Emmy for ytic reporting.
At the time TMZ was created, he had a amalgamated appearance alleged Celebrity Justice that wasn’t alive out. At first, he wasn’t absorbed in active a website, but again he accomplished that actuality on the web meant his reporters could get a adventure out aboriginal – they didn’t charge to affliction about TV schedules.
“If we can actualize a account operation about the website, we can exhausted everybody,” Levin told the University of Chicago Magazine. “That was a simple apriorism and it worked.”
Not abundant is accepted about Levin’s clandestine life. He is and his longtime accomplice is Andy Mauer. A 2008 Gawker address addendum that Mauer was featured in fettle magazines, like Muscle & Fitness.
A blog alleged Exposarazzi appear pos of Levin and Mauer calm in 2013 at a book signing.
Today, Mauer is administrator of apude accretion at TMZ, according to his LinkedIn bio. He abutting TMZ in 2011 afterwards closing Mauer Chiropractic Inc. in May 2011.
Levin does accord to the Los Angeles LGBT Center and was aboveboard about his female in a Vanguard Now essay. Aback he aboriginal accomplished he was and began to experiment, he “felt such shame.”
“The Center has been a abode of abundance for so abounding kids and s who accept been alone or abhorrence bounce by their families,” Levin wrote. “The Center has been the adhesive in the