Sad news for the Culkin clan. 29-year-old Dakota Culkin, sister of actors Macaulay and Kieran Culkin and daughter of actor Kit Culkin, was tragically killed on December 10 in Los Angeles after stepping off of a curb and being struck by a car. Click here for more on the Culkins.
–noun patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics. In the entertainment industry, this is known as Hollywood NepotismTM. Talent not required.