I ask myself why people care about things like that i have better things to care about—such as doing my work in school and looking forward to graduating next year—than wasting my time reading about some celebrity's personal issues so why is society obsessed with celebrities my opinion is that people wish they had the. Celebrity worship has become so prevelant it is now a common disorder called cws and there are people becoming rich and are now celebrities themselves by blogging about the stars while most of us go nowhere near these extremes, there is still a wide spread fascination with the famous. Although we know better intellectually, we treats celebrities as if they exist in a different realm is there an element of misplaced religion at work wu's. Why are we so fascinated by celebrities is it simply human nature there is actually some scientific evidence that humans (and actually monkeys, too) are genetically programmed to be interested in celebrities but i think more importantly is that many of us use movies, tv shows, concerts, favorite albums. However, we pay far more attention to the habits and behaviours demonstrated by famous people than those demonstrated by ordinary members of celebrities are always on the tv and in the media, so of course getting them to wear your brand of jeans or wristwatch is a great way to give them exposure. Some evolutionary psychologists say that language developed in order to gossip the original function of gossip was to find out about people's reputation, so that humans in groups could keep exchanging favours with each other successfully and avoiding 'freeloaders' according to this theory, gossiping about other humans. The new season of american idol kicked off not long ago and while watching the first episode and seeing thousands and thousands of people gathered to get their shot at being a pop star, i was reminded of just how many people want to be famous and live the life of a celebrity and although american. Like most things there's a dimensional approach here there are some people who are fascinated by celebrities lives, but also involved in meaningful activities and relationships in their own lives, and for these people star watching is usually a harmless diversion, says eric hollander, md, professor of psychiatry and director.
Yes, celebrities have been part of the cultural landscape for most of human history whether it's alexander the great or lord byron, people have always been fascinated with the famous but never has celebrity culture played such a dominant role in so many aspects of our lives it has a measurable. So when ben affleck accepted an academy award for “argo” in 2013, he followed proper convention and thanked his spouse, jennifer garner — but i've realized that we find some famous people are more compelling than others celebrities are not fictional people, but they enact a narrative in public. These factors, along with other ways our culture treats celebrities, are proof that we as a society are obsessed with celebrities everyone has different reasons, but we all feel personally invested in celebrities in one way or another so why is that most people who aren't famous have never met a celebrity,.
This doesn't necessarily mean our fascination with celebrity relationships is healthy whenever we use celebrities as the standard for our #relationshipgoals , we ignore the fact that famous people are just people in doing so, we forget that we already have similar relationships to celebrities: we fight, we. There's another element to this that was actually the impetus behind writing that article and it doesn't involve “unreal” characters— but real people our fascination with celebrity culture goes back to the worship of gods in athens, where the term “celebrity” was coined, taken from the latin for “celeber. Probably not, though she certainly seems to have handled fame and fortune particularly well which cannot be said about the woman who would have been her mother-in-law, princess diana, who was equally if not more famous and is now dead so why do we follow these famous people why are we.
However, the side effects of this celebrity-obsessed culture leave much to be desired with everyone intent on achieving their own fame—from fixating over the amount of facebook likes to the reality shows filming rather average, albeit amusing, people—narcissism and self-importance is rampant the “look. So why do we care so much about these people's lives what is while it might seem like this fixation is born of our fame-obsessed time, in reality, it's been around since we climbed down from the trees that's also why it can be so crushing when seemingly good celebrities turn out to be terrible people.
And although many people don't seek fame or the famous to fulfil these needs ( introverts especially), almost everyone is seeking the validation or empathy that shows they are loved without it, it's easy for people to fall into a dangerous path so the next time you see a celebrity's antics bump a politician's. Medical daily explores the psychological and biological reasons why we find celebrity gossip so enticing people were fascinated with everything liszt did, from where he went to who he was spending his time with in many ways, the desire to know these things has not gone away our appetite for.
To say people become famous for doing worthwhile things, but become celebrities for trivialities, is codswallop think einstein and mandela: great achievers - and a-list celebs, in trumps the core puzzle of fame does not concern the famous the core puzzle of fame concerns the rest of us why are we so. The piercing one-liner had considerably more impact than a boozy bar-room brawl so it's little wonder that the pair's famous feud recently became the subject of an eight-part tv drama more recently, the whose-ego-is-bigger feud between aretha franklin and tina turner had fans dividing themselves into. Celebrity body-shaming — and even their subsequent “clapping back” — is easily one of my least favorite topics to write about i have no idea why people want to continue to read about people in the public eye getting called out for having (or not having) a certain body type, but they do those are routinely. So why do we fixate on celebrities in most cases, it's perfectly natural humans are social creatures, psychologists say, and we evolved — and still live — in an environment where it paid to pay attention to the people at the top celebrity fascination may be an outgrowth of this tendency, nourished by the.
People die every second in syria, afghanistan and north korea but we only care what the kardashians are wearing its annoying i can't live the way i want without learning about a dumb celeb, like geez you're not that important celebrities ruin america from there annoying live it's so stupid posted by: aconnor105. He was just a regular guy who happened to be really interested in dead people, and he devoted his site to documenting the last days, autopsy reports, death “ the fascination with viewing someone who is [dead] is driven by that sort of supreme fear of ours which makes us want to know more and to. Schafer said the key to the fascination could lie not so much in the lives of the stars but the lives of the fans whether it be burnout from the rigors of motherhood, stress at work or school, people like to escape for a few minutes here and there into the lives of celebrities, she said after all, their lives seem so. Fascination with celebrities is nothing new it has only grown more pervasive the public cannot seem to similar to private investigators, paparazzi use tips to track down and photograph famous people doing mundane, day-to-day activities so i understand why you [the public] feel a familiarity with them” millions tune in.