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I believe celebrity spoils people - some worse than others.
I find celebrity status difficult to bear when I am in the company of my mother.
The whole celebrity thing never is normal and I think the fuller your life is, the more you are able to just kind of call a truce with it on a good day.
I'm drawing the gossip surrounding the celebrity, or the image the celebrity tries to push on us.
So many celebrity websites you go to are so sterile that you know they just pay somebody to do it and there's not even an ounce of them in it.
I get the celebrity game now - you can go from being hot to fighting to be seen.
I don't think I'm a star or a celebrity or any thing like that.
I'm a real big celebrity. I'm this megastar.
Isn't it amazing how celebrity status preempts even the most ingrained hatreds?
There isn't much point in the whole 'celebrity' nonsense unless one is prepared to go out on a limb and, one hopes, speak up for some under-represented section of the community.
You know, I never really thought of myself as a 'celebrity.' One of the titles that I like least is 'celebrity chef.'
Power is not of a man. Wealth does not center in the person of the wealthy. Celebrity is not inherent in any personality. To be celebrated, to be wealthy, to have power requires access to major institutions.
C. Wright Mills
I really hate the duties of being a celebrity, like getting dressed up for the red carpet.
It's part of the celebrity process but my life has never been as interesting or as wild as what's been printed about me.
I am a reluctant celebrity, in some ways.
I always see myself as much more of a musician than a celebrity.
I honestly have no interest in celebrity whatsoever. If anything, I always cringe at it because it takes away from what I am, which is an actor who wants to be better and do better things.
I'm kind of ashamed to be a celebrity. I don't understand wanting to read about other people's dirty laundry. I think celebrity is the biggest red herring society has ever pulled on itself.
In the world of the celebrity, the hierarchy of publicity has replaced the hierarchy of descent and even of great wealth.
C. Wright Mills
People don't find the personal lives of people with much, much more power than any celebrity would have - don't find their personal lives interesting.
I think I've matured to a great extent. I think that I want different things now. That it's not about the celebrity status that you receive because you're doing the next hot movie. It's about doing good work.
I love what I do, but I never want to OD on celebrity.
There are 38,000 people dying of hunger each day and most are children. And, being a celebrity, I communicate about it as much as I can.
I don't mind being, in the public context, referred to as the inventor of the World Wide Web. What I like is that image to be separate from private life, because celebrity damages private life.
Tim Berners Lee
Involvement in public affairs is a legitimate use of celebrity.
I've always felt that celebrity was wonderful for a lot of the perks that it could give you.
But celebrity really doesn't mean anything unless you use it for finding some way to give back and I've always felt that way.
I've been a minor celebrity since I was 23 years old.
The special relationship between the region and a regional celebrity means that people feel that they have a special investment in you.
Celebrity has lost its value - all you have to do is go on a reality TV show for six weeks and everybody knows your name.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
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