Celebrity and Famous Person

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When you think of the word famous, you think of celebrities. When you think of the word famous, you think of great recognition. When you think of the word famous, you think of all the loyal fans. When you think of the word famous, you think of wealth. When you think of the word famous, you think of all the glitz and glamour. When you think of the word famous, you think everything is all right. Do you really think being famous is as great as it seems? I used to think that. I wanted so much to be famous and well known around the world, but as I pursued my dreams of being an actress and a fashion designer, I'm not so sure if I want to be famous. Yes, I want to be wealthy, but the fame I could take it or leave it. People don't understand that there's more to being famous than just signing autographs or getting picked up for an endorsement. There's the scrutiny, the overwhelming public spotlight, the lack of privacy, the fashion critics, and the pressure to maintain a squeaky clean image. The moment you falter, the quickly the media will be on you like a tiger on its prey. I think Chris Brown can totally agree with me on that one! “Being famous has it perks,” proclaims many average Americans. Everyday I ask my self the question of "Could I handle the pressure of trying to maintain this perfect image if I were famous"? The answer that I came up with was that I couldn't. The longer it takes me to reach my goals, the more I questioned is becoming famous really something that I want to deal with. As I read and hear about other famous people going through their issues or feeling a significant amount of pressure to be that golden person to their fans, customers, or the media, I can't help but think how much of a toll that can take on them. As I am getting older and becoming even more mature, my talks of walking the red carpet or being at a premiere has gone away. I'm not saying that it won't happen because the possibility is always their, but what I am saying is that I am...
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