Disadvantages of Being a Celebrity
Celebrities can find life very difficult at times. For example, not being
able to go out without being noticed; making a normal lifestyle a real
problem. Members of the public forever asking for autographs, trying to
engage in conversation, and forever asking questions. Being in the
limelight can be very exciting at first, but after a while the novelty
wears off, and the whole business becomes very frustrating.
Many individuals try to cultivate friendships for all the wrong
reasons, and it is often difficult to distinguish the genuine from the
false. Some well known individuals feel the need to employ bodyguards as a
protection from intrusive members of the public. Being in the public eye
all the time forces famous people to look their best at all times. They
can never afford to let their standards slip. Image is everything and the
constant need to be well groomed only adds to the pressure of being a
Being a celebrity can mean that he or she can become the target for
media intrusion. Any mistake will be exposed by journalists working for
the tabloid newspapers, in order to increase circulation. The paparazzi
are always a hazard, and the individual must always ensure that they are
never photographed in uncompromising situations.
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