Admissions Essay: I Want To Be Famous

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Cathleen Keliiliki
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I Want to be Famous On June 25th, 2009, the world was thrown into a shocking standstill when hearing about the death of the famous King of Pop, Michael Jackson; who suffered from depression, anxiety and was ultimately killed by Cardiac arrest. Later we would witness the passing of many stars including Whitney Houston (2012), Prince (2016), and our dear Robin Williams (2014); driving us into what the Washington Post calls a “now all-too-familiar process: mourn[ing] the loss on social media, downloading music and re-watching old movie.” While we may honor their names, we tend to find reasons why these instances even came to pass; blaming their deaths on drugs, anxiety, and fame. Today, the words Popular and Fame are looked at cynically and with scorn. Many Parents and Advisors have strongly discouraged our youth from viewing success within Hollywood or celebrity lifestyles, especially if those with standards and restrictions in their religion. However, I believe that as a society it is wrong for us to predestine a career as unsuccessful or label an individual negatively based on their environment. When we are apart of such
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I readily would express my desire to become a film director and to be able to work in Hollywood. Though I do get a once in awhile thumbs up, most of the time I receive a frown of disapproval. Young Women leaders have expressed that I could make mormon messages for a living instead and friends have commented that I would never get up to the same level as other celebrities because of my religion. Why can’t I work in Hollywood if I am religious? My testimony and standards should not and will not change just because I am in a more vulnerable environment. A career path does not always lead to a PhD, sometimes it dives head first into the dark pool of mainstream popularity, either way, you could end up changing the

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