Celebrities are known by a large number of people. They have a big fan base and attract attention from the media. They can be a singer, movie star, politician, or sports star. They may be famous in one country or all over the world. A celebrity can be famous for their talent in a particular field or because of a certain status in the social hierarchy. They may also be known for their personal wealth, beauty or sex appeal. Some celebrities are also well-known for their political activism or humanitarian work. They are often viewed as icons or role models and may be the object of adoration and envy. In his book “How Entertainment Conquered Reality”, author Neal Gabler argues that celebrities are the products of real-life narratives that capture public interest. This is a concept that draws from the Frankfurt school analysis of Adorno and Horkheimer, who argue that celebrity and the cult of personality create an ideal fantasy world for the masses. This celebrity world is created by a combination of factors, including the omnipresence of the media, the constant influx of new information and the way that events unfold. Today’s society is extremely media oriented and the internet has made it possible for news to travel across the globe in a matter of minutes. As a result, celebrities can be involved in many issues and have a large impact on the way that people perceive these problems. For example, singer Ariana Grande was frank about her struggles with PTSD and anxiety after being at the scene of an attack during her concert and England’s Prince Harry started the Heads Together initiative which addresses stigma around mental health. Some celebrities also use their status to promote or endorse particular products and services. This is especially true in the case of health-related matters. For example, actors like Ashton Kutcher have used their fame to advocate for gun control. This has a direct impact on the way that the public views guns. However, some critics point out that celebrities can be naive and may not always be able to provide accurate information or advice. Generally, the more popular a celebrity is, the more likely they are to be involved in political activism or causes. This is due to the fact that they can reach a larger audience with their message. As a result, they are more likely to be asked to speak at events or to endorse specific products or causes. Some celebrities have been accused of only supporting an issue to make themselves look good or to elevate their status. However, it is important to remember that there are a lot of examples of celebrities who truly go above and beyond to help make a difference in the lives of people in need. These people include Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian West, Marisol Nichols, and Ashton Kutcher.