Deuxmoi, Instagram’s anonymous gossip queen, says she’ll never reveal her identity

In mid-December, one of the hottest spots to be seen in New York City was the Deuxmoi holiday party in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. The fete featured tiny cucumbers stuffed with imitation crab, ears on the wall adorned with sparkly earrings, and appearances by “Real Housewives of New York City” star Leah McSweeney, comedian Ziwe, influencer Sophia Culpo, and Miriam Haart from “My Unorthodox Life” . just to name a few. But as for who hosted this extravaganza? Their identity remains anonymous.

That’s right. The person who was throwing the party – someone who may or may not have been there the entire night – was unknown. Guests stomped around looking for the modern day Gossip Girl, asking strangers, “Are you Deuxmoi?”

“Real Housewives of New York City” star Leah McSweeney with comedian Ziwe Fumudoh at the Deuxmoi holiday party. Sansho Scott/BFA / Sansho Scott/BFA

So . what is Deuxmoi?

Deuxmoi is an Instagram account that skewers the media and Hollywood with salacious pieces of reader-submitted celebrity gossip. Some posts are blind items – where details are revealed, but the celebs’ identities are not – while others disclose full stories but keep the submitter’s identity veiled. And sometimes, it’s both

Going viral at the start of the pandemic in , the account now boasts 1.3 million followers and has completely transformed the celebrity news industry. So much so that even Adele is worried her name will appear in one of Deuxmoi’s black-and-white Instagram stories. (más…)