Green Lantern has a magic space ring that can do anything, and it's his job to patrol an inconceivably giant section of the universe. So imagine you were a man, with a man's needs, all by yourself in space, with a ring that can do anything. Your imagination just conjured Man Comics Presents: Green Lantern: Star Pervert. Great job.
How did these hyper-specific tropes spread so quickly?
Most rich kids just want to be pop stars.
The Hollywood rumor mill has been playing games with celebrity deaths for at least a century.
It's easy to work the system and win these awards even if you don't deserve them.