Many people were saddened as the end of the loved Harry Potter series can to a close. But his favorite fans cans till get a taste of him! Daniel Radcliffe stars in a new documentary titled When Harry Left Hogwarts, appearing on the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 DVD, takings a look back at the making of the final chapter and shows us more of why we all loved him.
One of the most anticipated movies of the year, Breaking Dawn Part One recently premiered on Nov 18th, 2011. An intense love triangle between character Edward ( Robert Pattinson), Bella ( Kristen Steward) and Jacob (Taylor Launter) has kept viewers and readers hooked on the Twilight Saga since it’s beginning. However, the characters real love lives aren’t as complex as their character counterparts. The chemistry between Kristen and Robert in the film has led to a real romance off camera. When they aren’t shooting the Twilight series the couple has a great love nest located in Notting Hill, North West London. However, with the Twilight series coming to a close, some fans wonder whether the couple will last past their vampire days. I guess only time will tell.
C. Wright Mills discusses the power of fame in his book ” The Power Elite.” Most of the information he discusses refers to the latter half of the 20th century. Some of his main themes are carried over and evident into the 21st century with our present day celebrities.
C. Wright Mills states:
” There is no doubt that it is enormously more important to one’s prestige to have one’s picture on the cover of a truly big national magazine..”
C. Wright Mills is correct when he states that being on covers of magazines is an important part of the “celebrity job”. In saying this being a celebrity is a competitive sport and getting on those magazine covers are crucial to stay popular and hot. If a celebrity is not featured on magazines they are most likely not a hot ticket item and lower on the fame scale. It is a competition to be the best of the best and that is what fame is all about. This competition is what keeps celebrities and fame alive today. Without that motivation to be better, there would be no reason to try. Most of the time it is healthy competition but then there are cases where things get out of control.
These cases deal with fame whores. Defined by Urban Dictionary a fame whore is an individual who is willing to do anything, regardless of how humiliating or demeaning, to achieve notoriety. Such people will do anything to get people’s attention. ( In which will be publicized on magazine covers.)
Here are a few examples: