The Reasons Why Many People in the Late 20th Century are so Attracted to Celebrities

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The Reasons Why Many People in the Late 20th Century are so Attracted to Celebrities

Many people in the 20th century are very attracted to celebrities. Celebrities are singers, models, film stars, politicians – anybody who is famous and constantly in the limelight. The extent to which people in the late 20th century are fascinated by celebrities can be seen in the extensive media coverage of every detail of their lives as well as the high social status attached to them.

There are several reasons why people in the late 20th century are so enthralled by celebrities. Firstly, celebrity worship has been elevated to a peak in the late 20th century because of the dynamic world of today. The world has
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Politicians are also given greater attention. Many in troubled nations see certain politicians as the key to their salvation.

Furthermore, the late 20th century has seen the emergence and death of many outstanding celebrities. From Marilyn Monroe to James Dean to Princess Diana, all of these celebrities possessed great charisma, talent and character, making them all the more attractive to the public. As these celebrities get more famous, they will lose their privacy and the more they attempt to keep their privacy, the more hungry people would be for information about them. This is probably due to the curious nature of human beings. Faye Wong, arguably the most famous Chinese pop singer in recent times, is an example. The more hostile this elusive celebrity is towards the press, the more people are attracted to her. The death of beloved celebrities, for example, Princess Diana, has the effect of making them icons who are revered and cherished by many.

The late 20th century is also placing grater emphasis on good looks and talent. Thanks to the media, the most recent beauty ideal would be “thin is beautiful.” This has attracted many to the lives, diet and the exercise habits of super-thin waif models, for example Kate Moss and Jodie Kidd. The media is also an important factor explaining why people in the late 20th century are so preoccupied with
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