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Discussion » Questions » Celebrities » Do you feel the need to know every detail of a celebrity's life? Why do people get so caught up in this?

Do you feel the need to know every detail of a celebrity's life? Why do people get so caught up in this?

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  • 4820
    Not at all.  I have no idea why people get caught up in the Celebrity Cult.
      January 8, 2017 11:31 AM MST
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  • 1685
    Neither do I. It amazes me that so many people go crazy for this stuff.
      January 8, 2017 11:34 AM MST
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  • 4820
    The most annoying part is people one knows who are fascinated by it and wont shut up about celebrity gossip even after you repeatedly tell them you don't care.

    I just don't care where Mila Kunis was last weekend and who she was with.  It wasn't with me and it wasn't in my bed.
      January 8, 2017 11:40 AM MST
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  • 1685
    Very true. I have enough going on myself right now. :)
      January 9, 2017 2:54 AM MST
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  • 79
    No, not at all. I am too busy.
    Probably for various reasons. It takes the focus off of their own life. It gives them pleasure to see celebrities fail, and be humanized or humbled. They don't have enough to do in their own lives.
    I live in L.A. near Hollywood. I sometimes think we are in a celebrity bubble and think that maybe the fascination in celebrities isn't as rampant in other countries. I've often wondered if that's true.
      January 8, 2017 11:33 AM MST
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  • 4820
    We're not.   We aren't even the most affected by it.  In Japan for example it's even bigger.
      January 8, 2017 11:36 AM MST
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  • 79
    Do you know if in Japan they are obseessed with our celebrities or their own? Or both?
      January 8, 2017 11:48 AM MST
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  • 4820
    Not sure about the ones here, but their own.   The performers in Japanese Idol industry especially.   It's some next level celebrity obsession.
      January 8, 2017 11:52 AM MST
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  • 79
    Very interesting. Thank you for answering me. I was just curious.
      January 8, 2017 11:55 AM MST
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  • 1685
    I live in Nashville, another celebrity Mecca. We don't pester them as much here though. Not a lot of paparazzi here at all.  
      January 8, 2017 11:36 AM MST
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  • 79
    Very true on the paparazzi. They are everywhere here.
      January 8, 2017 11:50 AM MST
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  • 420
    Maybe it's that some of these people don't have a life and can only live through others lives. Not me though.
      January 8, 2017 11:37 AM MST
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  • 1685
    I think that is a big reason for it. My favorite tabloid is no longer in print, The Weekly World News. It wasn't about celebrities, it was about Big Foot, Aliens and Bat Boy. It was so far out there and so fake that i just couldn't get enough of it. :)
      January 9, 2017 3:07 AM MST
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  • 1362
    No I don't.
    I have no idea.
      January 8, 2017 11:38 AM MST
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  • 1685
    Neither do I Munchkin. :)
      January 9, 2017 3:08 AM MST
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  • 260
    Hi Karen,people becomes overly involved with the details of a celebrity's personal and professional life because they fantasize about these celebrities. There are a few TV channels exclusively covering these famous lives, everytime you stand at the cash counter to pay for your groceries,there are those huge tabloids luring you with their bold headlines;)) This post was edited by Veena.K at January 9, 2017 3:12 AM MST
      January 8, 2017 11:44 AM MST
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  • 1685
    Those don't interest me. The only one I liked is out of print. It's online, but it isn't the same. I really enjoyed The Weekly World News. I miss reading the hard copies of it, it was crazy!! :)


      January 9, 2017 3:14 AM MST
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  • 733
    I find the majority of celebrities boring. I have no idea why anybody finds them interesting...lol
      January 8, 2017 12:09 PM MST
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  • 1685
    Same here. If they do something news worthy I don't mind reading about it, but their every day lives just don't interest me.
      January 9, 2017 3:16 AM MST
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  • 694
    Because their own lives are hollow and unfulfilling so they get caught up in the lives of others. 
      January 8, 2017 12:35 PM MST
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  • 3902
    Re: "Because their own lives are hollow and unfulfilling..."

    Hey! I resemble...er...um...resent...yeah, resent that remark!...;-D...
      January 8, 2017 12:43 PM MST
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  • 1685
    That probably has a lot to do with it. :)
      January 9, 2017 3:17 AM MST
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  • 1167
    I really don't know why people do this, but I can tell you that if I never read the name Kardashian again, my life will be immeasurably improved.
      January 8, 2017 12:49 PM MST
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  • 733
      January 8, 2017 5:23 PM MST
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