Sure, they have the “regular” trades; Entertainment Weekly, People, US Weekly, OK! Magazine, etc. but I’m talkin’ about online entertainment news. Let’s face it, everyone’s online and celebrities are even tweeting (on Twitter) now which means they’re online. So while they’re tweeting away, I’m sure they’re also reading up on themselves somewhere online too, right?
I know I do, lol.
But is it vain for celebrities to want to know what these popular entertainment news sites are saying about them? I don’t think so. There’s a little word called “curiosity” that has a grip on us all and I’m sure you’ve Google’d yourself at least once in your lifetime, right? Right. And why? Because you were curious.
It’s actually quite flattering for me when I get a Google alert when some entertainment news site has written something about me or has given me the credit for using one of my photos. It’s been a pleasant experience so far, actually. But nowadays I get more excited about someone telling me how much they enjoyed one of my articles from my blog than hearing about them catching me on a re-run of some old show. It’s all good though.
I think any sort of publicity from an online entertainment news site is a good thing for a celebrity (keeps your face out there) and I’m sure their publicists love it too–so long as it’s a positive write-up, lol.
And you know what? For the most part, online entertainment news sites are–positive. And ya gotta admit, they’re fun. Yeah, it’s fun to read about the latest “happenings” of your favorite celebrity and with all the “eye candy” (high resolution photos, videos, colorful web design and user interaction) one can’t help but be engaged and fascinated with entertainment news.
Reading up on celebrities is everyone’s little escape from their own “hustle and bustle.” But that should be exciting too, right? Right?