Celebrity Culture Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 59 Quotes About Celebrity Culture

#1. I have decided to tell the story of my life as best I can, so that my children can separate the truth from the myths that others have created about me, as myths are created about everyone swept up in the turbulent and distorting maelstrom of celebrity in our culture. - Author: Marlon Brando
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#2. Once they began doing 'Celebrity Apprentice,' apparently the audience wasn't that keen on the ordinary apprentice. That is probably the best indictment with our fascination with celebrity in our culture, which drives me crazy. - Author: David Cassidy
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#3. I feel like there's something interesting to learn from anyone's story, no matter their place in society. I think we've gotten really far away from that - we're in such a celebrity-obsessed culture. - Author: Liz Goldwyn
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#4. Feckless as it was for Bush to ask Americans to go shopping after 9/11, we all too enthusiastically followed his lead, whether we were wealthy, working-class or in between. We spent a decade feasting on easy money, don't-pay-as-you-go consumerism and a metastasizing celebrity culture. - Author: Frank Rich
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#5. The whole celebrity culture thing - I'm fascinated by, and repelled by, and yet I end up knowing about it. - Author: Anderson Cooper
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#6. People focus on role models; it is more effective to find antimodels - people you don't want to resemble when you grow up - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#7. When I did 'Esquire,' I did a lot of celebrity covers, but the celebrity cover was Hubert Humphrey as a dummy, sitting on Lyndon Johnson's lap and aping his feelings about the war. I did celebrity covers that made a difference in what was going on in American culture. - Author: George Lois
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#8. How can a rational being be ennobled by any thing that is not obtained by its own exertions? - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#9. Sorry we're late. Liam had to make sure his hair fell just right. - Author: Kristina Adams
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#10. We see everything. We see what celebrities buy at the supermarket. It's ridiculous. It's that visibility. I'm confused by this whole celebrity-obsessed culture. - Author: Eva Mendes
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#11. It's not great when your husband thinks the only guy who can talk to you, is some other guy. - Author: Jonas Eriksson
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#12. It's wonderful to find cultures that are historically still intact, as opposed to a lot of Western cultures which seem to me to be slowly dying, stuck in celebrity illness or stupidity. - Author: Jamie Hewlett
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#13. Everything is happening faster on the Internet, so advertisers have to be able to respond quickly. If there is a pop-culture topic, a celebrity, event, some amazing viral video, a news story - how do advertisers get close to that so they can take advantage of traffic jumps? - Author: Jason Hirschhorn
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#14. All those happy, pretty, successful people- he hated them because he knew they didn't really exist, and he hated even more the magazine that glorified them and in a way that made them exist, actors, rock musicians, famous writers, politicians. Those aren't people, he fumed, they're photographs. - Author: Russell Banks
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#15. Perpetual celebrity - the kind where any mention of you will interest a significant percentage of the public until the day you die, even if that day comes decades after your last real contribution to the culture - is exceedingly rare, reserved for the likes of Muhammad Ali. - Author: Carrie Fisher
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#16. I don't like the celebrity gossip culture, and I certainly don't want to contribute to it. I don't care about the Kardashians, or any of them. - Author: Merrill Markoe
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#17. I think there ought to be some serious discussion by smart people, really smart people, about whether or not proliferation of things like The Smoking Gun and TMZ and YouTube and the whole celebrity culture is healthy. - Author: Stephen King
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#18. Though you can get smart from reading everything that a smart person writes, you cannot get famous from reading about everything that a famous person does or is said to have done. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#19. I think our culture has gotten so skewed. People assume that because you're an actor you want to write a book to exploit your celebrity, but my celebrity is only a byproduct of me making movies. I have no intention of being a celebrity. - Author: Jonah Hill
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#20. There are only two things you'll ever need to know about me, Farin - and you should know them well. I'm very smart, and I'm very rich. - Author: Heather O'Brien
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#21. Yet in the celebrity-obsessed culture, where everything of you is a shot on the red carpet, I don't want that to dominate my image. First and foremost, I am an actor. I want great roles. - Author: Eva Mendes
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#22. Our confused society badly needs a community of contrast, a counterculture of ordinary pilgrims who insist living a different way. Unlike popular culture, we will lavish attention on the least "deserving" in direct opposition to our celebrity culture's emphasis on success, wealth, and beauty. - Author: Philip Yancey
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#23. I'm not really part of that 'L.A. thing' or that celebrity culture. I'm more like someone who observes it, and I can't ever imagine being like that. - Author: Marina And The Diamonds
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#24. Our culture is so celebrity-obsessed that for individuals to show they matter, they need to display their intimacy to fame. - Author: Susan Isaacs
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#25. Why are we so obsessed with celebrity culture? We have front-page news about divorces instead of front-page news about global warming, about women being abused, about children being abused. We're going on a downward spiral. - Author: Heather Mills
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#26. A friend of mine, Warren Lemming, has this theory: if you're famous, it's as if you've got a golden monkey on your shoulder. When people come up to talk to you, they just see the monkey. - Author: Heathcote Williams
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#27. The celebrity culture demands a camera-ready-at-all-times look or else the photo is circulated in a demeaning headline. - Author: Zoe Cassavetes
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#28. Celebrity culture has gone crazy, and I think the reason is that real news is just not bearable, and it also seems impossible to change anything. - Author: Chris Martin
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#29. Our culture has become so obsessed with celebrity that it's easy to confuse fame with success. They are not the same thing. - Author: Daniel Rodriguez
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#30. Now you look like someone who is trying not to be someone, as opposed to nobody not managing to be anybody. - Author: Robert Bryndza
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#31. Fate. Now that's a loaded word. Like "yoga" or "karma", it's one of those words that slipped out of its native culture and ended up a celebrity with an extreme makeover. - Author: Debra Ollivier
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#32. I think Hollywood has always, you know, there's always been glamour associated to it. And especially in the last ten years there has been a growing sort of obsession with celebrity life and celebrity culture. - Author: Debra Messing
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#33. Celebrity culture, it's everywhere, isn't it? It's reality TV, Big Brother. I didn't become a footballer to be famous, I became a footballer to be successful. I didn't want to be famous. Now people want to be famous. Why? Why would you want people following you about all day? - Author: Ryan Giggs
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#34. Celebrity is more than a culture today; it is an industry, complete with fame factories. - Author: Mal Fletcher
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#35. The culture of celebrity has become insane. It's all based on fantasy, and I find it creepy and disturbing. - Author: Sophia Myles
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#36. I'm a pop culture junkie. I'm a People magazine reader, an US Weekly subscriber; all of those celebrity magazines get my dollar. - Author: Laurie Foos
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#37. I'm very intrigued that in this culture of reality television and celebrity - which is an enormous industry and generates billions and billions of dollars - we're so resourceful. - Author: Annie Lennox
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#38. Agent Julianne was always looking for ways to spin things. She would have been better off owning a laundromat. - Author: Jonas Eriksson
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#39. I think celebrity culture and sexuality in pop music is really important, but I want there to be an alternative for people. - Author: Marina And The Diamonds
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#40. Addiction is the dominant form of a culture that suffers from a superficial spectacle and celebrity-connectivity at its center. It's a form of spiritual emptiness. - Author: Cornel West
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#41. We need to teach our kids, because there is such a celebrity culture at the moment, that however rich you are, however famous you are, however glamorous you are, everyone has to live by the same rules. - Author: Nick Clegg
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#42. Celebrity culture is an aspirational culture regardless of how much you don't want it to be. - Author: Paloma Faith
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#43. Being well known for being well-known did not necessarily imply intelligence. - Author: David Halberstam
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#44. I did not become successful in my work through embracing or engaging in celebrity culture. I never signed away my privacy in exchange for success. - Author: Steve Coogan
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#45. The moral nihilism of celebrity culture is played out on reality television shows, most of which encourage a dark voyeurism into other people's humiliation, pain, weakness, and betrayal. - Author: Chris Hedges
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#46. There are many cultural scenes in Lahore, just as there are in London. And there is a celebrity culture here, just as there is in London. But in Lahore, the celebrity scene doesn't drown out the rest quite so much. - Author: Mohsin Hamid
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#47. Celebrity life and media culture are probably the most overbearing pop-cultural conditions that we as young people have to deal with, because it forces us to judge ourselves. - Author: Lady Gaga
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#48. Anonymity beats fame. One cannot undo fame. - Author: Anonymous
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#49. In the waiting room, ladies in a picturesque group surrounded a table with magazines. They stood, sat, or half reclined in the poses they saw in the pictures and, studying the models, discussed styles. - Author: Boris Pasternak
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#50. The cartoon is a metaphor really for the fact that it's almost impossible in our celebrity obsessed culture to move around genres and sort of change you ideas, change your face, you know? - Author: Damon Albarn
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#51. Celebrity culture is something that pains me. - Author: Susie Orbach
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#52. They were unironic enthusiasts for all the mass pleasures the culture offered: television, NASCAR, cruises, Disney World, sports, celebrity gossip, and local politics. - Author: Thomas McGuane
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#53. This obsession with celebrity culture is really unhealthy. I don't want to live my life like that, and I don't want to be a typical pop star. - Author: Marina And The Diamonds
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#54. You can assess a culture to a degree by the way they receive movies and how they receive a given celebrity. - Author: Kristen Stewart
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#55. I worry about the culture of celebrity in this country. Personality over performance. Fashion before form. For the popular culture it makes interesting fare, but I think in the long-term the negative consequences are enormous. - Author: B.R. Snow
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#56. Culture always tells you to look to illusions for answers. 'Look at me', it says, 'I've worked it all out'. Celebrities grow too powerful because people mistake their colour for content. They allow them to create a hole at the heart of our culture, in which they then flourish. - Author: Guy Mankowski
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#57. We're in a celebrity culture, and when I turn on the news today I hear about Lindsay Lohan, Tiger Woods and Paris Hilton and the Kardashian sisters and 'Dancing with the Stars,' one thing after another, Kate Gosselin's new body. - Author: Philip Yancey
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#58. A lot of comic conventions go way beyond comic books and include other parts of pop culture, like celebrities and science fiction and movies and books. So I go to them either as a celebrity, or as a fan, because I'm a big sci-fi geek. - Author: Jane Wiedlin
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#59. If you look at the footballers, you look at our celebrity culture, we seem to be saying, 'This is the way you want to be'. We seem to be a society that celebrates all the wrong people. - Author: Iain Duncan Smith
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