fortune who habitually attempts to glom on to an
actual celebrity, hoping the fame or fortune will
rub off sufficiently to make them a "celebrity" also.
Some actually succeed, like reaching some sort of
critical mass, in becoming famous for being famous.
annoying celebreleech Tila Tequila has resurfaced
claiming to be the "fiancee" of heiress Casey Johnson.
(Not that she wants to stake a claim to any of the
Johnson fortune or anything...)