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Josh Ostrovsky

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Josh "The Fat Jew" Ostrovsky is an American pop-culture commentator and model.[2] 

Early life

Born on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Ostrovsky attended Trevor Day School, Skidmore College, New York University and the State University of New York at Albany, where he studied journalism.

Career

Early in his career, Ostrovsky worked on the E! Channel and was a member of the rap group Team Facelift.

He has contributed to Bloomberg Television and promoted Virgin Mobile, Burger King, Bud Light and Beats Electronics. In 2015, he launched the wine brand White Girl Rosé.[3] He hosted a radio show on Apple Music Beats 1 called "Money, Pizza, Respect" and released a book of the same name in 2015 with Grand Central Publishing.

He is a plus-size model and has appeared in the video for DNCE's "Cake by the Ocean" and in Inked[4] magazine, recreating poses from notable photo-shoots.[5]

Controversy

Following a 2015 controversy, Ostrovsky admitted to the unauthorized use of several comedians' jokes.[6] The controversy drew attention to the cancellation of Ostrovsky's Comedy Central pilot,[7] which a representative from the network said happened months prior.[8]

Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2010Bolt From the BlueLutherShort film
2012Ben BanksPhil Macey 
All Wifed OutWill 
Bottle PoppazMarcus 
2016NerveNeckbeard 
Zoolander No. 2Gleek 
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2007-2010The Daily 10Self10 Episodes
2013Rude TubeSelfReality
2014TakePart LiveSelfReality
20153AM (TV Series)Self5 Episodes
Talk Stoop, Season 9 Ep. 5SelfReality
Ridiculousness Season 6 Ep. 32SelfComedy
 Music Videos
YearSongArtist(s)Notes
2014#SelfieThe Chainsmokers 
2014When We Were YoungDillon Francis 
2015Cake by the OceanDNCE 

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