A famous individual.
A widely known
A individual of distinction or renown.
The state or condition of being celebrated; fame;
Celebrity involves the deification of a performance
by a to-be-admired cheerleader section coupled with
to-be-denounced detractor section which ultimately leads
depersonalization of any
all individuals who have not attained the elevated status of
much-to-be-admired cheerleader section with their shiny bling !
"It hardly needs re-stating that
Talmudwood is driven by the desire for
dollars rather than artistic integrity. As such, cinema is open to product
placement in a variety of forms, from toys, to cars, to cigarettes, and even
state-of-the art weaponry (hence the "special thanks" to Boeing in the credits
of Iron Man (2008))." - Matthew Alford 02/09
individuals are always trying to weasel out of their responsibility. They
usually do this in complicated ways, such as creating intricate offshore tax
shelters or by trying convince a judge in Malibu, that working peoples feet
damage the special David Geffen*
sand." - Joel Stein*
People deify individuals they admire from a
distance. "I've been working with celebrities
many, many years. I've treated many for chemical
dependency and the like. They have profound childhood trauma. It's not something to do with
their job or the life they lead. They just happen to be people driven to seek
celebrity as a way to make themselves feel better. The question becomes,
why are we preoccupied with this population? This points toward the mirror. We,
too, have been increasingly narcissistic. I speculate that that's what
drives us toward this phenomenon of elevating people to almost god-like status.
We're taking someone who needs to be a god and making them a god." - David Drew
"The field of
media psychology may be
the study of a religion. The forces of
media create the celebrity gods we both adore
and hate. Celebrities create the means by which
we come to evaluate others. Celebrities provide the intellectual, and hedonic
manna that fills our senses and alternately crystallize or cloud our thoughts.
Celebrities inspire the dreams of our ambitions and the demons of our
nightmares. The media business' participants constitute a priest class that has
the power to move us and to shake us. They create the songs to be sung, the
instruments on which they are composed and performed, and designate who are to
be the performer demigods of the moment." - Stuart Fischoff
archetypical hero's mythical journey into the
psyche to wrestle and defeat fear the
archetypical hero returns to society bearing
enlightenment as a gift to everyone.
For the celebrity sharing the gift of enlightenment requires
sensational packaging in the media
supermarket which always includes coffered hair, tailored clothes and
designer accessories - appropriate bling.
Celebrities become devotional objects as they
Trump will always be triumphant - his name
guarantees it !
Martha Stewart emerged triumphant from
continually in crisis, always triumphs.
society has ever had as many celebrities as
modern America. An ever-growing segment of the economy is devoted to designing,
building and dressing the sets in which Americans
live, work, shop and play.
profess feeling closer bonds with and more passionate emotions about the lives
of celebrities than about their own primary
Richard Schickel, in his
book on celebrities - Intimate Strangers, talks of
sychophants having internalized their chosen idol, subconsciously making them a part of their
consciousness. He is describing a
form of communion - an
adoption of traits admired through mimosis.
There is the
deification as affection
apotheosized into worship, with fans making
pilgrimages to grave sites as
shrines, buying artifacts as relics and seeking exegesis of their lives
through books detailing celebrity lives as if they were
sacred texts like the Jesus
value of celebrity might exceed the value
of material assets.
Barbara Walters prefaced
questions by stating her obligation to
ask them and listened to the answers in
misty eyed agony while emoting sympathy.
Larry King, always friendly never challenging, provided a public access
forum for celebrity as celebrities felt
secure enough to lower their guard.
When people say, as many did
after the death of Princess Diana, that
they felt they had a "personal relationship" with her, they invoked the same
term that neoevangelists
use to describe their relationship with God.
celebrity archetype addresses the
social fear existent in modern America:
the anxiety of losing one's identity or never finding it at
the terror of having too
little amid plenty;
the dread of continued anonymity;
suspicion that celebrities are lucky;
and the fear that we will never be
"Conformity is ensured by the
tendency to be sensitized to the expectations and
preferences of others." - David Reisman, sociologist
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