Can Fame Make You Happy?
Can Fame Make you Happy? Scholastic Scope Article 5 paragraph Essay using scope help sheet
Have you ever watched a tv show like "Keeping up with the Kardashians" or watched a movie with your favorite actor and wonder what it would be like to be them? Well, being a celebrity is not as easy as it would seem. Take that movie for instance, do you know how often they repeated even the shortest line during a scene, or even the scene itself? Pressure and stress is always present when stars are involved. According to Scope’s Can Fame Make You Happy? article "Lawrence said that simply stepping outside her front door gives her anxiety." and "Beyoncé has said that though she likes attention when she’s onstage, she’d be happier if she could “cut it off” when she isn’t performing and just enjoy her life.". Despite their fame and fortune, many celebrities may not be as happy as they seem. According to recent studies, from the University of Rochester true happiness derives from having close relationships, time to focus on personal growth, and connections to your community. The celebrity lifestyle can make these things extremely difficult.
According to Scholastic scope, Stars have trouble making and keeping friends because "Stars have to wonder if their ‘friends’ like them for who they are or for what they have.". Some people may say that "not all celebrities are crumbling under the pressure..." but the point is that some are, and it's not easy to deal with all the pressure and drama that are forever current with the celebrity lifestyle. "Indeed, famous people can’t so much as walk their dogs or tie their shoes without being gawked at, photographed, tweeted about, or Instagrammed.", says scholastic scope, you will be criticized and judged for EVERYTHING that you do. People who have become famous and fortunate, and kept their fame and fortune, have cut people out of their lives, including friends and family to help better their career and so that they wouldn’t get in trouble because their “friend” used their money and popularity to get themselves out of trouble. Just because the top rising stars aren’t crumbling under the pressure doesn’t mean that you won’t in some way. Being a celebrity can be exhausting for many different reasons, some being the ever-present media, spreading rumors, and everything that happens in your life being blown up exponentially, no matter what it is.
A lot of people think that fame and fortune comes easy, and don't realize that there is a lot of stress and pressure that celebrities have to deal with. Some people think that it's all fun and games being a celebrity. Some people think that being famous or being rich automatically brings happiness, after all, most celebrities don’t just break down. Most stars refrain from breaking down in public for numerous reasons, but mostly because of their reputation, and the ever looking, and criticizing eye of the media.
A lot of people may think that being a celebrity is easy, but It’s far from easy. Celebrities lead very stressful lives, in which they can’t do anything, including sneeze, without the media blowing it up and creating rumors about it. The media will create rumors without anything to go on. Everyone thinks that fame and fortune comes easy, and that there's nothing to being a celebrity, but they couldn’t be more wrong. Stress is always a big issue for almost every reason possible. Many people are famous, but for different reasons. Such as Albert Einstein and his founding of the atom, or Bear Grylls, who made himself known by teaching wilderness survival tips and, what he is now commonly know for, drinking his own urine.
Despite their fame and fortune, many celebrities may not be as happy as they seem. According to recent studies, from the University of Rochester true happiness derives from having close relationships, time to focus on personal growth, and connections to your community. The celebrity lifestyle can make those things extremely difficult. Because of the media, many celebrities experience a ton of pressure and stress, and many different sources, such as reality shows, the celebrities themselves, and just simply being at a loss of knowledge, we really don’t get the inside story of how they really, personally feel. True friends, family, and happiness are all fortunes that money can’t buy.
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