While it's awesome to see that a famous couple had a baby, most of the time I really could care less about where a celebrity was spotted or what they were wearing. Celebrities, believe it or not, are just ordinary people like us. Imagine if there was somebody stalking me with a smartphone. I walk out of the house. I swear within no time, there will be a photo on the internet of me in my jean shorts and baggy T-shirt with my hair up in a scrawny little ponytail. Being as cute as I am, it will probably go viral and so many silly clever little bloggers will be writing about me. I'd still be pretty upset. You should've let me at least do my hair, a bit of mascara and blush, and put on some nicer sneakers.
If you're anyone in the celebrity world, be in fashion, or music, or movies, you're basically constantly stalked. We talk about "Big Brother" watching us all the time. For celebrities, that is your life. You are constantly being scrutinized for every tiny thing you do. Then you wonder why celebrities go off and do some really effed up things. Part of it, I'm sure, really is stress. That constant attention does wear on a lot of people. Some obviously thrive on it. A lot don't. That's why there are plenty of celebrities that like to just disappear when they're not on the job. Good for them. I think more celebrities should do this. Just disappear so that those celebrity attention-mongers will eventually get bored and realize that they should perhaps be journaling something else. Like, I don't know. Doctors saving lives. People helping people. Highlighting local teacher or community leaders. You know, things that might actually inspire people to do more with their lives?
Sorry I'm asking too much. By the way, heading out to the convenience store. And I'm gonna put on heels, my sparkliest purple eyeshadow, bright blue lipstick, and I'll have curled my hair. I'm gonna kill those jean shorts and that old rag of a black t-shirt.
See your pix soon, guys and gals! Be sure to get my best side!
Amelia Lockhart (aka Phoenix Desertsong) fancies herself a writer and expresses herself on a wide variety of topics including human rights, self-improvement, and kittens. She wants to use her ability and talent to write words to improve people’s lives in any way possible. She also really wants to be a cat lady.
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