Inside 2 TMZ Veterans’ Plan to Disrupt the Celebrity News Model

Dax Holt and Adam Glyn’s ”Hollywood Raw“ podcast has broken major stories by not playing the give-and-take game and simply just listening

Dax Holt and Adam Glyn may be known as “those guys that used to be TMZ,” but they’re breaking big exclusives on their own via their “Hollywood Raw” podcast. An October interview with Ally Brooke — in which the former Fifth Harmony singer revealed she was saving herself for marriage — was picked up by Page Six, Us Weekly and even “Good Morning America.”

Last month, Holt and Glyn’s interview with Larsa Pippen (the ex-wife of Scottie Pippen) about the Kardashians went viral. Excerpts from the interview were picked up by dozens of outlets: Cosmopolitan, Entertainment Tonight, People and Vanity Fair, all citing “Hollywood Raw.” A clip of Larsa talking about Tristan Thompson posted to YouTube netted 140,000 views alone. Across all channels, the interview netted half a million direct interactions and earned media impressions in the millions, Holt told TheWrap.

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Lawrence Yee

Lawrence Yee has been deputy editor at TheWrap since 2019. He was previously editor in chief at FANDOM and deputy editor at Variety. Twitter: @lawryee