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The negative effects of celebrity influence on society

According to the surveys conducted, around 77% of Americans believe that celebrities have extreme influences on the youth and even more on young girls. The effect is evident in their appearances and attitudes. According to a poll participant who was a first grade teacher, observed that on many occasions she had noticed her students singing suggestive song lyrics, using derogatory language, and even flirt with each other. The celebrities tend to create impossible standards of beauty, making more and more young adults feel less confident, more angrier, and even more dissatisfied with their looks. This can’t all be after all be blamed on the media, but with celebrities becoming thinner and thinner, a lot of youth’s self-confidence is lost and images of television stars or models get connected to body displeasure. Such celebrity news today causes worry about the influence on the youth. Celebrities must be at a safe weight to insure their health, which is for one benefiting themselves and affecting their weight that influences their younger viewers.

Celebrities seem to be having a negative impact on the looks and personalities of fans. They also seem to influence greatly their health. With movie stars like Kate Moss taking insane amounts of drugs, Amy Winehouse checking in the rehab time and again, and the movie stars lighting up their cigarettes on screen, there definitely has been some effect on their admirers. Celebrities tend to glamorize smoking in media and setting an example for all the supporters everywhere making it seem okay to smoke. Pop culture artist need to support a drug free program. Stars must make it a goal to refrain from using drugs and drinking alcohol because it sends a message to fans that a life of drugs and alcohol is the way to live.

Celebrities must change the way they act and the way they are perceived by the young viewers. Their actions are more effective on us on a high degree that many people believe they have. With celebrity news today showcasing every move and with every minute habit observed under a magnifying glass. Making it seem like the youth today is at the risk at large in general.