On Celebrities

>> Tuesday, June 8, 2010

I've never been much of a celebrity follower. Take me to the biggest movie of the year and I probably won't recognize anyone in it, but I keep hearing that celebrity news sells and that's just what you've got to get yourself into.

I took that advice today with the beginning of a three-part article for Examiner on how celebrity relationships parallel the lives of normal teenagers. You can still catch it in the twitter feed over to the right. It's a topic I actually find interesting. They're people too, after all.

The controversy here is that I started out with a subject I've already ranted about before: Twilight costars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. I thought the tendency teen girls have to obsess over Robert could help them understand what to do when one member of a relationship is much more popular than another. I think it turned out well, but let's see what the all-knowing Page View Gods have to say over the next few days.

Again, there's this embarrassment over being out there in the spotlight, but whatever comes of this, it's not going to ruin my life. It'll probably improve it. We'll see.