This is an interesting article about one of the most powerful voices on the internet, Yashar Ali. A somewhat mysterious entity that has garnered hundreds of thousands of followers, and an influence similar to that of Shaun King, Ali has managed to float by for years without a lot of questioning. However, this article is a deep dive into the checked history of Yashar Ali, and his symbiotic relationship with the rich and famous. From working as a production assistant in LA to working underneath Gavin Newsome, to shacking up with Kathy Griffin, this story sheds some light on one of social media’s most polarizing figures.
You can read the entire article here, at LA Mag.