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Originally published 10.27.09
In the latest edition of The Final Call Newspaper, Western Region Correspondent Charlene Muhammad delivers the lead story titled Star Struck: The good, the bad and the ugly of celebrity worship.
“American society is obsessed with celebrities, whether it is Jay-Z and Beyonce, Ludacris, Chris Brown or Rhianna, rapper Kanye West and tennis star Serena Williams, or talk show host David Letterman. Some popular culture analysts say the celebrity influence is strong because people get to relax, escape pressure and avoid the stresses of their everyday livesâ€”at least for a moment,” Charlene Muhammad writes.
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