My Fellow Public,
Rarely am I the pusher of edict, decree or proclamation, but I have one particular pet peeve involving our collective response to celebrities. Before I get into it, it’s only fair to disclose my personal obsession with celebrity news. Lest you doubt my devotion to celebrity happenings, you should know I’ve been a faithful subscriber of US Weekly since college. I visit TMZ before I even get out of bed each morning, and I may or may not receive breaking celebrity news alerts via text.
I quite enjoy seeing celebrities buy expensive toilet paper at Whole Foods, eat salad in Beverly Hills, and jog in Los Angeles. This stuff is pure gold, people. That said, the thing I will never understand is why we the people fawn all over celebrity parents for taking care of their own kids. Like OMG you guys, they actually love their own children! No way! …[read more]