From Household Superstar to Media Whore

Janet coming out of hidingFrom Household Superstar to Media Whore

 

Just what exactly is a celebrity?  A famous person who requires a lot of media attention?  Do the paparazzi determine who is a star or does a star attract the paparazzi?  Or do mainstream media of Hollywood determine who is a star in mass media. The real question is are the stars today actually stars and fabrications by means of being mere media whores.  Just what is Janet Jackson, Jermaine Dupri, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Beyonce or even the great Michael Jackson, Prince and the rest?  I mean who is chasing who?

 

OK a real star is a household name, who requires and demands a lot of mass media attention, but just what is a media whore and can the two be easily distinguished with the presence of the paparazzi in today’s Hollywood.  I mean does the media whore who is a person who fakes relationships, does nudity stunts and scandals and let us not forget reality television and reality videos seek the paparazzi or does the paparazzi who are folks who buy into these fabrications as freelance photographers seeking newsworthy and scandalous stories, to shock the followers and supporters of said Hollywood stars actually chasing behind the Hollywood stars?

 

Just what is the role of PR and Publicity personnel?  Do they systematically tip off the photographers to be at events to promote the star or does it actually take research.  I mean if it is an insider game and tip off where does the tip originate?

 

So the question of the day is superstars real or imaginary.  Are they truly household names based on accomplishments or just media whores?

 

Oh by the way a dog is a racist, if it is raised around white people it will bark and black people.

 

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  1. Dogs don’t know what race is- if a human is cruel to a dog, they will bark at all humans that look like that person. They generalise appearances not race.

    I don’t know what a celebrity is other than people who are chased by cameras- most love it when they look pretty with their hairdos perfected then hate it when they’re chased at the shops in their daggy trackies. You can’t have it your way all the time with “surprise” visits from cameras where you’re looking the part.

    Celeb chasers need to realise life for celebs is like ours- no golden globes every night, babies and nappies and lots of unhappy brooding like other people. That’s why marriages between celebs don’t last long because the fake excitement and sheen wears off for the ones who didn’t get to know each other as people (supposed to live happily ever after aren’t we?).


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