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Reflective Essay - Celebrities
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Reflective Essay: Celebrities
They are everywhere you go. Magazine titles: "OK! - First for Celebrity Gossip!" "HELLO! - The Place for Celebrity News!" Even worse are the articles contained in said 'celebrity bibles': "Hugh Enjoys Family Time" "Sophie Adapts Wardrobe for Baby Bump" "Britney: Should She or Shouldn't She?"
Who actually cares if some actor spends time with his children? At the end of the day, is a spoilt heiress dropping a dress size going to dramatically change your life? Will the world come crashing to an end if a singer books into a rehabilitation centre? Evidently thousands of people do care, or else the magazines (otherwise known as 'rags' due to their meaningless content) would not run - after all, they are only out to make as much money as possible from gullible consumers.
Going back to before the dawn of movies and widespread singing, the only real 'celebrities' were the rich. Pharaohs are an ancient example: they could not just rule, they had to be exalted as a god. British kings, queens, dukes and so on had a core of dedicated aficionados, mostly humdrum peasants that wanted desperately to escape the drag
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