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Keith Haring's brush with celebrity culture

Clip: 12/04/2020 | 1m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

As Keith Haring became more famous, he got to know the biggest celebrities of the era, referring to them by their first names. It started with Andy (Warhol), and continued with Brooke (Shields), Michael (Jackson), Farrah (Fawcett), Yoko (Ono), and more. "Getting to hobnob with everybody on Hollywood Squares was like a whole ‘nother level of fame that he really relished."

Aired: 12/04/20

Rating: NR

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