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Celebrities that influence teens in a positive manner. Debate speech.

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I am Ling Ern, the third speaker from the proposition team. I would like to rebut En Qi?s points. What she stated was only a generalisation and thus cannot represent that all celebrities are the same. Hence, jumping to a conclusion is unfair. An example would be like Oprah Winfrey who has dedicated her whole life to improving other people's lives, she gives her best selflessly and does not expect anything in return when she does a good cause. And even though she has had a tough childhood she still treats everyone with love and care. Unlike others who could hate everyone because of the terrible things that have happened in the past. ...read more.


In today's 24/7 media environment, in which teens may be spending more time with media than they are with their parents. Teen?s media environment goes way beyond television. Influencers reach out to kids via You Tube, video games, Twitter, and music -- all of which are broadcast or easily accessible 24 hours a day, hence choosing positive role models is more important than ever. Popular artistes that influence teens in a positive manner tend to be respectful of other people, working hard to reach their full potential. When teens can see their favourite celebrity moving up the career ladder due to hard work and enthusiasm, they are drawn to do the same. ...read more.


Such celebrities? examples would be Bono and Alison Hweson, who have been married since 1982. (30 years). This is a perfect model of a long-lasting relationship that can evolve into a successful marriage. Their lasting marriage of 30 years is actually quite long as compared to Jennifer Lopez who married thrice to Ojani Noa, Cris Judd and Marc Anthony. Another important aspect is that neither Bono nor Alison Hweson was married and divorced before this marriage. Actor Paul Newman enjoyed 50 years of marriage to actress Joanne Woodward. The couple had three children together and remained married until Newman's death from lung cancer on September 26, 2008. ...read more.

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