This essay is an analysis on the publicity stunts celebrties pull to get attention

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Things People Will Do For A Little Attention

In this day and age the world has become so obsessed with celebrities appearance and their personal life. No matter what economic problem or warfare the world is facing, whose dating who in the world of Hollywood seems to make headlines. The tabloids feeds the needs for people strong cravings for gossip. Some magazines even go as far as telling celebrities shoe size or their sexual preferences. With the number of uprising new stars growing some celebrities do not receive their full fifteen minutes of fame. It seems the ones who are always in the media are the ones America love; whether the comments are negative or positive somebody wants to hear it or it wouldn't have made headlines. Although being in the tabloids is a complete invasion of celebrities personal life, it seems some celebrities do outrageous things to get back into the spot light.

It seems the more a celebrity is in the media, the more the world loves them, the longer their career is, and the more money is made. With those factors in mind it seems like the race for the front cover is on. Celebrities who have taken a break from the spotlight for more than a year have already been forgotten about by the time they try to make their way back on the scene. Great stars like Britney Spears, Jessica and Nick Lachey have taken on some of the world greatest publicity stunts to regain their stardom.

Britney Lynn Spears took a break from the pop scene after her 2002 tour for a self titled album. While Britney was on her little break the music scene was completely reshaped, pop music was put on a back burner. 50 Cents took on the world with a...