Gossip Through Gossip











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We all can’t have what the celebrities have or have the ability to do what they do, but there is some contemplations that they go through that we are able to understand. In this instance, the contemplation is about marriage. Just because they are in the media’s eye and have fans that look u to them, does that mean that they have to get married to the person they are with for a long time? If they don’t feel that it’s necessary, then they should do what they feel is best, even if it means that remain a couple without being married.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are the top of the list of celebrity couples that have choosen not to get married, and even though this doesn’t mean that they’ll never get married, it just means that for the time being they are happy they way they are.

Here’s a couple that have four children together (1 biologically and 3 adopted) and two more on the way, and even though there’s been rumors that they will get married, it seems as though they are happy without that status.

This reflects what is also going on in society in general. Some couples believe that their relationship is perfect the way it is and doesn’t think that a marriage will make it any stronger. Others are not getting married as a political stand because of all the controversy that is going on with the ability for homosexuals not being able to get married; they believe that if they are not allowed to get married then they won’t either.

What ever the reason is, both celebrities and everyday people prove that they don’t have to get married because it’s considered a normal thing to do in society. In the end, it’s their relationship and if they want to certify it then they should be able to, but if they choose not to, then, it is again, a choice for them to make.



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Aren’t you ever worried that if you take some provocative pictures of yourself, that they’ll some how get exposed to the world? Well it certainly looks like some celebrities didn’t take that into consideration. They all claim that it was a mistake, and that they didn’t want them to be exposed so that everyone could see them, but this could just be another publicity stunt to get their names in the media.

Here’s some stars that were definitely exposed in the media:

1. Marcia Cross: The Desperate Housewives’ star stated that her husband took the pictures of her naked and that she threw them away in her trash, not expecting anyone to go through it and find them. That may be true, but if you have paparazzi constantly following you, wouldn’t you burn the photos instead of just throwing them away? You would think so.

2. Vanessa Hudgens: The High School Musical star, who is barely old enough for it not to be considered child pornography, claims that the photos were meant for her and her boyfriend, however, they were somehow leaked on the Internet. She was forced to apologize, merely for the fact that she has so many young fans, and even though she seems very embarassed by the situation, she is still constantly in the media and has even more movie roles than she had before.

3. Audrina Patridge: The Hills star stated that the photos, that are now surfacing, were taken when she finished high school and wanted to start a modeling career. She is playing the naive card and says that she trusted people not to expose them, but now that they are exposed, there is talk about her posing for Playboy. Is this a coincidence? Probably not.

What do these three stars all have in common? All their names are still heard in the media and these “scandals” didn’t effect their careers at all, if anything, it brought on new prospects. The truth is that if you are a celebrity, anything media-worthy that you have done, will be exposed, but, in this case, it turns out to have positive consequences.



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In the last couple of years, reality shows have hit an all time high and what we are seeing more recently are the reality shows that involve celebrity families. They claim that they want the world to know that they’re a normal family, but the truth is that they either want to create a better fan base for themselves or to make their family look better in the media.

The most recent family that has stated that they are going to start their own reality show is Lindsay Lohan’s mother and sister. Even though Lindsay claims that she will not appear in the show, the fact that she is constantly in the media and that she has such a bad reputation, brings up the specualtion that they want to start the show at a peak of her fame and use it to promote themselves, proving that that they are not as crazy as Lindsay is.

Here’s some other celebrity families that have used a reality show for their own purposes:

1. The Hogans: Their reality show “Hogan Knows Best” convenienty came at a time when Hulk was no longer a wrestler and his children were creating a name for themselves. Brooke made her album and Nick was trying to become a racer, and the cameras were there to catch it all.

2. Snoop’s Dogg’s family: He claimed that he wanted his show “Snoop Dogg’s Fatherhood” to show that he’s a normal dad when he’s not working. However, it didn’t seem like a coincidence that he was making his new album at the same time, and it seemed to be the oppertunity to costantly promote it on the show.

3. The Osbournes: Though their antics weren’t exactly normal and self-promoting on their self-entitled show, they still kept their names in everyone’s ears.

Celebrities may say that their shows are meant to be about the truth, but the truth is that all their shows have selffish purposes. If celebrities can’t get the media’s attention naturally, they might as well create a show to do it for them.



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If you’re a celebrity, there’s one thing that you can be sure of, you can never keep things hidden for very long. You would think that one of the worst things that can happen to ruin your reputation, is if a secret sex tape was exposed to the world. But would a sex tape ruin or promote a celebrity’s status? Well according to stars that had to deal with this in the past, the answer is that any press is good press.

Lindsay Lohan has been the latest celebrity who had a sex tape exposed on the Internet. She claims that she had no idea that she was being filmed while she was was with her ex-boyfriend but is that just an act or did she need a little more lime light than she already has.

Here’s a list of other celebs that made that turned their sex tapes into instant fame for themselves:

1. Paris Hilton: The sex tape was starring her and her then-boyfriend Rick Saloman. Since it’s 2004 release, Paris Hilton has sky-rocketed into fame and even if she will always be known for her role in the film, she will always make headlines.

2. Pamela Anderson: Her and her husband at the time, Tommy Lee, made a sex tape and they have become the legends of celebrity sex tapes. They have become most downloaded sex tape by celebrity couple and they remain being praised for roles in the film.

3. Kim Kardashian: Before the tape of her and her then-boyfriend, Ray J, appeared for the world to see, Kim was unheard of. Even though she was an heir, like her friend, Paris Hilton, she remained unnoticed until her debut in the sex film. Since then, she is all over magazines and even has her own reality show.

From these scenarios, this proves that even pornography can make a celebrity more famous than they already are. If you are talked about, for what ever purpose, you are still getting the attention you want and creating higher celebrity status.



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We have all heard about the trouble that comes with a divorce, but you can add plenty more of problems if one or both of you are celebrities. If you are a celebrity, then a pre-nup should be a must. Not just because it saves you from all of the troubles in court, but because both parties have a set agreement of how the money is split.

Celebrities should learn from other stars who have made the mistake of not getting pre-nups:

1. Paul McCartney and Heather Mills: After four years of marriage, it was decided in March of 2008, after their divorce, that Mills was going to receive 50 million dollars. This meant that she made more than 12 million dollars per year that they were married.

2. Michael Jordan and Juanita Jordan: They were married for 17 years, had 3 children together, and it was settled in 2007 that Juanita would get a settlement of 168 million dollars. They has been said to be the biggest settlement of celebrity history and proves that even though you believe you will spend the rest of your life with someone and create a family with that person, it doesn’t mean that it will last forever.

3. Britney Spears and Kevin Federline: After 2 years of marriage and two children, Federline received 1 million dollars plus half of what ever property they sold. Even after their divorce, Federline went from a back-up dancer who was not known by anyone, to a rapper, actor, and celebrity. He became rich and famous only because of the woman he married.

These incidents prove that taking procautions is never a bad thing to do. It’s true that the other person will think that you don’t trust them, bit it the end, it will all be worth it.



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We have all heard of the most common religions, such as, christianity, muslim, and protestant. However, according to the celebrities, there is a new, fast-growing religion; scientology. A lot of celebrities are joinging this religion but is it because of the fact that they have the same beliefs that the religion does or is it because of the fact that Tom Cruise is a recruiter? Most likely Tom Cruise is a major factor.

It’s hard not to notice that everytime you hear about a celebrity converting to scientology, you automatically hear Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’ names following it.

They have the ability to be in the press all of the time, they have plenty of celebrity friends, and they are able to influence those around to convert to Scientology because they have that status of celebrity to lure people in.

These celebrities joining Tom and Katie in Scientology include:
1. John Travolta
2. Jenna Elfman
3. Danny Masterson
4. Kirstie Alley
5. Kelly Preston

So what does this say about celebrities? It says that they can be just as easily influenced as we could. Tom Cruise is always in the press and if he decides to try to include you in his religion, then you will be the next people in the press beside him.

In the celebirty world, any press is good press. If some celebrities are getting more of it for what ever reason, then it is most likely that celebirties lower in status will try and re-invent themselves in order be be in the spotlight. In this case, re-inventing means changing your religion.



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As the past shows, it has never been uncommon for an older man to date a younger woman and even though it hasn’t gone unnoticed, it seems to have been accepted. However, in the last couple of years, the roles have reversed and now the women are playing the man’s game. Does this mean that women are now using dating as a source of empowerment? Well the celebrities certainly think so.

There are a number of celebrities who have dated or are currently dating younger men and the list includes:

1. Natalie Imbruglia and Sam Branson: She is a 33 year-old singer who just divorced her husband and now that she is on the rebound, so she is now dating a heir to the creator of Virgin Records. The only problem is that he is only 23 years-old.

2. Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher: They made headlines in 2003 but not because of the fact that were a new, hot, power-house couple but because of their 15 year age difference. They are now married but she is still known as the cougar who caught her prey.

3. Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake: The began dating in 2003 and their relationship lasted for four years and, that alone, surprised everyone. Everyone believed that it wouldn’t last long, not only because of the fact that Diaz was afraid of commitment but because the relationship started when Timberlake was only 21 years-old and Diaz was 30 years-old.

This shows that age is only a number and female celebrities are proving that they can also date younger people if they choose to. The truth is, some relationships work and others don’t, age doesn’t make a difference.



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In 2007, we have seen a baby boom, either from our personal circle of family and friends or from the celebrities. Does this mean that we effect what happens in the celebrity world or does the opposite happen? Most likely it is the celebrities that effect us because of the fact that we see them everywhere we look, and they keep showing up pregnant.

In the past year, celebirty after celebrity have been exposed in the media, proving that they are in fact pregnant, and through these constant images, it is setting off non-celebrity people to the notion of having children.

Some of the pregnant celebrities include:
1. Halle Berry
2. Jessica Alba
3. Niclole Kidman
4. Gwen Stefani
5. Lisa-Marie Presley

However, some of these celebrity pregnancies are not so joyous and welcoming. A latest celebrity, Jamie-Lynn Spears, the 16-year-old sister of Britney Spears, announced that she, too, is expecting a baby.

Even though this is looked upon as a shocking event, this shows that teenagers are falling to this baby boom as well. However, maybe by this happening, parents will talk to their teenage children about sex and proper protection.

This obvious parallel between celebrity pregnancies and non-celebrity pregnancies proves that the actions that we witness through the media really does effect us. Celebrities create fashion statements, they are to push for the president they want in office, and now they are able to convince people that, they too, want a baby in their family.



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For many years, Joe Francis has been the man known for creating “Girls Gone Wild” and, in some cases, the hero for many young men. Now the tables have turned and the “hero” is doing some jail time for tax evasions. Is this just an incident that hapened to a celebrity or does the saying “what goes around, comes around” truly exist?

Francis has always claimed that waivers are signed before girls are prodcasted on his videos, yet women have been outraged and made legal complaints that they have been shown without their permission and objectified through these videos.

By Francis making a profit and by going as far as taping women half naked without their permission, this alone indicates that if you do something illegally, even if you are a celebrity, then it will catch up to you and you will face consequences even it is for another crime altogether.

The truth is that Francis commited a crime and now he’s paying for it but because he is a celebrity, he thinks that his time in jail will be cushioned. However, he is already complaining that the guards were abusive towards him and were cruel.

He is learning the hard way that there shouldn’t be any special treatment for celebrities who commit crimes. He didn’t pay his taxes, just like everyone else, and now he is paying for it.



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One thing that definitely does not care if you’re a celebrity or not is cancer. The latest celebrity that has discovered that he has cancer is Patrick Swayze and, like others before him, he is prepared to fight.

Many celebrities have been able to share their stories of battling cancer and the list includes:
1. Sheryl Crow
2. Melissa Etheridge
3. Lance Armstrong
4. Rod Stewart
5. Farrah Fawcett

All these celebrities have been faced with this horrible, life threatening illness and through the media, they have proven to others dealing with the same thing, that you don’t have to give up, you could fight.

In Patrick Swayze’s case, smoking was, apparently, the cause of his cancer. Even though most people who rather not feel any sympathy for people who cause their own illnesses, the truth is that cancer can strike anyone at anytime, it does discriminate.

This, however, brings up the debate about whether people who are heavy smokers and drinkers should get as much attention for their cancer as others who don’t do anything to affect their health. Honestly, they should, for the fact that there is no proof that if you don’t smoke or drink heavily, that you won’t get cancer anyways.

The most positive thing that has come from this is that the celebrities that are effected by cancer start organizations and charities that help others. Hopefully Patrick Swayze will get through this and change the lives of other cancer victims.



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