Magazines and websites, and in particular celebrity news websites are an interesting way of reading about the happenings in the world of entertainment. The way the articles are written in informational while not being dry and provides insights into your favorite celebrity music, tv programs, movies and fashion.
Since we human are by nature inquisitive, we want to know all about the going-ons in the lives of our idols. Online celebrity news digs deep into the lifestyle of the latest pin-up stars. All the research is then combined into one juicy edition of your weekly or monthly celebrity magazine or posted to a website. All stars or entertainers have their deep dark secrets, some juicy bits and trashy details find there way into the magazines and that’s what makes the industry of celebrity news so lucrative.
It is always manages to come up with the more interesting facets of the celebrities. Who wouldn’t want to read about the latest exploits of Britney Spears or how Lindsay Lohan is being arrested again or the many boyfriend that Paris Hilton have. You might wonder why we read all this trash. The simple reason is because this news is just more interesting than many of our mundane lives. Another reason is because this entertainment often portrays the glamour that captures the hearts of many fans. We read about them because they are not otherwise reachable. They live in a different world from the rest of the population. bbc news online
For the less obsessed fans, we read these celebrity magazines because it is a good way of keeping in touch with what is current. It does make a good conversation piece or ice-breaker when you are with a group of strangers. Also imagine if you were being asked about the latest celebrity gossip and you knew nothing about it, then would be pretty embarrassing wouldn’t it? Of course you can get this information from the internet and tv programs but reading celebrity magazines is a good hobby and does inculcate the reading habit to some extent.
However, just as in any celebrity news, you have to read the celebrity magazines with a pinch of salt. There are times where the magazine themselves manufacture the news as a ploy to increase circulation. It doesn’t matter to them that the news is not real. All that matters is that the magazine sells. There are also times where the celebrities themselves tried to make use of magazine to increase their popularity. Unfortunately this kind of news can work both ways. It can boost the celebrity’s popularity or be detrimental to their careers.