The 15 Worst Things About Being Famous (According To Famous People)

The 15 Worst Things About Being Famous (According To Famous People)

Fame and fortune: don't we all want it? To be rich and powerful, to command a room, to have people fawning over us? Sounds wonderful in theory, yes. Unfortunately, it turns out money and power can be corrosive to at best your personal life and at worst your soul. Tabloid press is ruthless, your body and mind and every more are scrutinized to no end. You have an endless entourage, and it's hard to know who is your friend and who is being paid to be your friend. Man, someone should really make a show about that phenomenon. Bet you could get, like, eight seasons and a movie out of it.

But we're getting ahead of ourselves. A lot of celebrities have really specific complaints about fame. Some will seem familiar, some will make you said, and some will surprise you. Like, even Ricky Gervais sometimes regrets becoming a celebrity, if you can believe it.

Katy Perry says fame is an untamable beast CRACKED.COM She's thought a lot about how creativity and fame are hopelessly tangled up: Fame is just a disgusting by-product of what I do. It's a wild animal of sorts. It can love you, and then it can attack you.

Source: IBT

Justin Bieber says the constant prodding is dangerous CRACKED.COM America's favorite punching bag said he wouldn't wish fame upon his worst enemy. A documentary about Amy Winehouse really spoke to him: had tears in my eyes beacuse I could see what the media was doing to her, how they were treating her. And that's what they were trying to do to me.

Source: NME

Robert Pattinson blames Twitter CRACKED.COM He says he has a 40-second window when he arrives anywhere before he's accosted, and that Twitter is to blame: If this website didn't exist, I'd be in peace.

Source: E

Gigi Hadid lost her friends Maluage CRACKED.COM Some friends disappeared as she got too busy to call every day, and some just got weird about her fame. Overall, she says I'm good with the friends I've got.

Source: People

Ricky Gervais just wants an OFF button CRACKED.COM It's hard to believe Ricky Gervais when he says he hates being famous, but being constantly known does seem to take its toll: I've never understood why anyone wants people to know who they are. That's the thing I wish I could turn off.

Source: Now

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