Ahnaf Rafid Prof. Richard Potter
Assignment # 3
26th October 2012
Influence of role models
We are living in a technological era, where we can get access easily to our tabloids and follow our favorite shows, read gossips about celebrities and chat in social sites. We live in a society where people are obsessed about entertainment. These celebrities have big influence on youth. Celebrities act as a super replicator. They persuade their fans to have thin body because of that lot of teenagers start to diet and suffer from different kinds of diseases. Celebrities also put catastrophic substances in their body. Most of the people are not satisfied with the way they look because celebrities raised the bar of beauty. People choose their favorite celebrity as their role model. Role models have positive and negative sides but as a fan people have to take the positives. We all like to be different. People always want to be special and popular. We often relate to celebrities more than our own friends or neighbor. We think they are irresistible because they can buy or do what they want. The reason behind people like to emulate their favorite celebrity is because we like to fantasize that our lives could become like theirs. For an example, soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (in short form CR) is a role model for lot of young teenagers, especially those who are soccer fans. His transfer from Manchester United soccer club to the Real Madrid C.F. for £80 million and was the reason he became known to lot of people. He became the most expensive soccer player in history. He earns €12 million per year and he has €1 billion buy out clause in his contract. He changed the brand of soccer and took the game in another level. He made the game to look more intense. His silky and tricky playing style is a treat to watch. He was the first ever player to win all the major PFA and FWA awards and also the first ever player to...
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