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Bright lights and misery: Why being famous is overrated

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On the pressures to succeed, be perfect, be loved for who you are 👀

We’re living in a society that overemphasizes the existence of celebrities.

We get hysterical when Vogue releases videos on Taylor Swift’s home or Katy Perry’s makeup routine. We buy pretty much every single product endorsed by the biggest Instagram influencers. Even entrepreneurial figures like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg or Tesla’s Elon Musk have joined the march of fame as every move they make, every marriage and affair, are closely watched by an army of zealous fans.

We’re hungry consumers. Th…