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Celebrities Should Not Be Role Models

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Celebrities that proclaim to not being role models are and will always be role models, due to the fact that there are too many people to be able to control, made even worse by the fact that the media puts them all over the internet. The problem with celebrities is that their size is too great, when Barkley says she doesn't want to be an role model,”I am not your role model. Parents should be role models. Just because i can dunk a basketball doesn't mean i should raise your kids”.(Article 1 Mendes) it's impossible due to the fact that there are millions of people who copy the way he looks, acts, and talks, even his peers in the NBA rejects this Karl Malone states “Charles... I don't think it's your decision to make. We don’t choose to be role models, we are chosen. Our only choice is whether to be a good role model or an bad on.” (Article 1 Mendes) . This quote in contrast to what Barkley says is that kids choose us to be the role model and it's up to them too be good ones he tries to show how they don’t have an say if there role models or not. Role models can always have a positive effect on people in Article 2 it states “Celebrates who complete college coursework have an interest in politics write books, study literature travel abroad or engage in debates showcase intellectual skills”(Article 2 Tucker) Quotes like these shows how the celebrities are great positive role models in the right hands not all celebrities are like this..Times celebrities are an negative influence
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