Celebrities used to be these mythical creatures that felt out of reach to the rest of us. You never saw Burt Reynolds buying groceries, or Farrah Fawcett getting coffee in her sweatpants. That old Hollywood mystique was enticing. It made you wonder about their glamorous lifestyles, but our only glimpses came if we spent money to see their movies, tuned into their TV shows, and saw them all decked out at award ceremonies. Nowadays, things can pretty quickly turn from, “Oh, that’s Rue from Euphoria,” to “That’s Zendaya, and her boyfriend is Spider-Man, and they get brunch in hoodies, and live in London.” (We’re not stalkers, that was so incredibly easy to find.)

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And that’s the point. It’s hard to put a finger on exactly when Hollywood peeled back the curtain, but entertainment news, reality TV, interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, “making-of” docs, podcasts, and of course, social media have all torn that curtain right down. Since then, the public relations industry has been booming! Celebrities used to try to seem above us, but now they desperately try to seem like one of us. Just regular ol’ stunning millionaires like us. Some of them have been pretty good at it, but these 13 celebrities desperately tried to seem relatable, and failed miserably. 

Madonna is just like you and me.

so RELATABLE! MADONNA praised COVID for making us all equal On March 23, 2020, from a milky bath with rose petals, Madonna gave an out-of-touch we're in this together speech, saying what's wonderful about it is that it's made us all equal in many ways. Less financially secure people ripped into her online. CRACKED

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