Essay on The Reality of Television

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The Reality of Television Through the years, many of us have watched as celebrity couples have come together and then grown apart before our very eyes. It has become part of the American culture to be informed of what almost every celebrity icon is doing, and who they are with at the moment. Couples that were once said to be invincible proved everybody wrong, and let the pressure of being famous take over their lives. Though some couples do stay together, most tend to fall under the pressure of the media and break up. Couples such as Kate Winslet and Jim Threapleton, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, and the famous Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are good examples of relationships that have failed as a result of the media. Kate Winslet…show more content…
Although many celebrities are usually with someone who is just a famous, sometimes there are exceptions. For instance, when Jennifer Lopez dated one of her backup dancers, the divorce papers said that the media was too much to handle for the husband. So the marriage was broken. Proving that sometimes, fame is too much to handle, even for love. Though a lot of celebrity couples do not last there are always the exceptions to the rule. For example, Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, and Courtney Cox and David Arquette have proved the media wrong. All of these couples have been together for three years or more and are still going strong. These couples have learned what is important to them and what needs to be done for a relationship to make it last. Though some may disagree with what has been said, I believe that it makes perfect sense. If a couple has media around them all the time and are always having to worry about what people are saying or what newspaper articles are writing it could drive a person crazy. I believe that celebrities need to figure out what they want before they rush into a commitment that may not last longer than two weeks. Real Love Exists, Just Not on T.V. In today’s media driven society, the impacts that radio and television have on people and their daily lives are tremendous. People are attracted to these forms of media because they are entertaining, however, in

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