Many confine in role models as their example to aspire for their purpose. “Young people or those struggling to find a path for their life can follow a role model’s example in hopes that it leads to a similar outcome”( Holley par. 6). This shows that celebrities can be good role models in youths society with seeing the commitment that has been put in their path of achievement. “ A celebrity culture becomes and increasing part of peoples lives, children and young people often look up to young , attractive, successful entertainers and celebrities as figures to aspire towards”( Holley par. 7). Although, looking at celebrities as figures to pursue for significance young adults lives start increase the goal that is accomplished. For many looking up to the success and happiness that these role models are accomplishing makes their behaviors much more different then what they were before they had no one to look up
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Napoleon Hill once said, “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.” This quote should be frequently used in society’s everyday lives. Celebrities influence people’s lives on a day-to-day basis and they do not even realize it. People use reality T.V. and commercials to figure out what they are supposed to wear or how they are supposed to live, but what they do not realize, is that the majority of media is fake. As a whole, we need to figure out how to tell if what the media is portraying is realistic. Adults and children cannot be comparing their lives to millionaires.
As a system, the condition of celebrity status is convertible to a wide variety of names and conditions within contemporary culture does the power celebrity status appears in business,politics,and artistic communities and operates in a way of providing distinctions and definitions of success within those domains. Celebrity status also confers the entire person a certain discursive power within society. The celebrity is a voice above others a voice that is channel into the media system as being the generally significant” (Marshall,(Preface)page “X”,1997)This relates to topic because it reinforces the fact that people who achieve fame also achieve impact. Celebrities are seen as symbols. They are walking projections of what everyone wants to be.They are expected to be their absolute best 100 percent of the time and this puts them under a substantial amount of
When people think of entertainment, media influence often comes to mind. Reality TV stars and celebrities alike have been placed in limelight acting as role models to not only the youth, but society as a whole. This is an example of the negative influences that entertainment can have as it leads people to hold unrealistic standards and expectations for themselves and others. Some may feel that the entertainment industry makes glamourizes immoral behaviors, making them look fun and harmless. The focus on fitting in and on appearance in the entertainment business have heavily impacted the way our society is today, by promoting the need to be a certain way, both in physical physique and behavior. In fact, people who are considered more attractive, or that fit the molds commonly shown to us, have an easier time obtaining jobs and have access to a broader s...
Even though some parents believe Hollywood has a positive impact on their children most believe otherwise. Children can develop health problems from having a celebrity role model; such as, anorexia, self-harm, or self-esteem issues. Youth do this to obtain that celebrity look of ‘perfection’. Celebrities act as role models for youth throughout the nation and they should live up to it.
There is something in the media for everyone. If you like music, there are musicians; if you like movies, there are actors and actresses; and if you like fashion, there are designers and models. Adolesents are in a key time in their life where they are trying to find who they are. Typically a teenager will find a musician, model, actress, etc. who they exalt. Whether they look up to this person for their career or looks, they take note of everything subconsciensly. They will try to find their own identity in their role model. With this in mind, this is a main reason for why the media is so effective in getting inside of, not only teenagers, but a high population of the world's heads. Shows like "America's Next Top Model" acclaim the unhealthily thin body type. In one season particularly, a contestant named Heather had clearly not eaten much and fainted during a music video shoot. This is a show that we are allowing to be viewed by the entire population of the United States, including the population tha...
Looking back since I was a child I always wondered what happen to celebrities that became popular, or famous as some people call it, at a young age. We always hear in the new that - this celebrity is going to rehab or this celebrity just got arrested for a DUI. But we never hear about the ones that don’t do these things and live a normal life. For my research paper I am going to show the two sides of how fame affects the lives of celebrities. Two great examples of people who are total opposites now, but both started their fame at similar ages and in the same place are Lindsey Lohan and Hilary Duff.
What person would not want a pinch of fame to be added to the mixture of their life? The vast majority of people will never get to taste that sweet flavor, causing them to look for another source to feed their hunger. The next best thing to your own fame is indulging in others’. However, many people do not stop to look closer and uncover to truth behind this epidemic. No one thinks about the disease that has slowly consumed the population — the industry of celebrity. One could claim that with social media, magazines and daily articles at our disposal it is nearly impossible to resist the temptation to idolize those who don’t deserve their fame. This extends to individuals as well. The way we present
Many times, the media uses movies and TV to falsely portray adolescence as an adventure or a huge lesson. The reality of the situation is that adolescence is truly about following convention and striving to reach the top. Popularity is defined differently depending on culture, but generally contains the richest, most famous, and most well-mannered people. For those who don’t fit in, this can make adolescence more of a war than anything, although that war is becoming increasingly more difficult to see. The results can be catastrophic. Nevertheless, we can help. The greatest struggle adolescents face today is how to fit in with the right crowd, yet we all have a duty to respond to those who don’t.