We as a society need to stop idolizing celebrities regardless of reprehensible off-stage behavior. Otherwise we will be complicit in creating more Michael Jackson scenarios.
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Our society has a major issue with the sexualization of underaged children in the media. However, this does not mean that using children as models for their own clothing and age range is sexualization.
After being accused of making sexual advances towards underaged actor Anthony Rapp, Kevin Spacey issued an insensitive statement excusing his advances because he was a gay drunk. Spacey turned it into a coming out story and tried to spin the narrative that what he did was not wrong because he was gay and the only […]
The current political climate has people becoming more vocal about their political views and taking action, and celebrities and professional athletes are no exception. Since Donald Trump’s election, many have been voicing concerns and people have told celebrities and athletes to stick to their professions.
Ngoc Bui, associate professor of psychology, proposed that fans of celebrities in the modern era have such affinity to whoever they idolize that it obscures their social judgment.
Kim Kardashian has broken the Internet once again with a nude Instagram selfie, but this time she has brought the issue of body-shaming to the forefront.
On April 20, ESPN suspended reporter Britt McHenry for a week, after a video of her angrily criticizing a towing company surfaced online. McHenry’s car was towed from a parking lot in Washington, D.C., by Advanced Towing Company and she decided to take the route of anger.
Gwyneth Paltrow recently took a food stamp challenge and although she aimed to raise awareness about the $29 weekly food stamp budget, she unintentionally minimized the challenge 47 million Americans face every week.
Sexual assault accusations against Bill Cosby have suddenly come to the forefront of public discussion. However, the allegations against him are nothing new.
Actress Renee Zellweger has received a barrage of criticism for her change in appearance recently after media sources have claimed that she is now “unrecognizable.”