Diary Of A Hollywood Refugee

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Celebrity Endorsements: Does Anyone Really Care?

Wheel of Fortune host, Pat Sajak:

If any group of citizens is uniquely unqualified to tell someone else how to vote, it’s those of us who live in the sheltered, privileged arena of celebrity-hood.

Speaking power to the truth!

I suppose anything that gets people engaged in the political process is a good thing, but the idea that a gold record, a top-ten TV show or an Oscar translates into some sort of political wisdom doesn’t make much sense to me. Trust me, one’s view of the world isn’t any clearer from the back seat of a limo.

Read the entire piece and over 200 comments here


  • At 12:06 PM, December 02, 2007, Blogger The Frank Family said…

    I would think a celebrity would be the worst possible endorsement as they make a living from catering to what people want to see/hear. It's like having a drug addict testify for a drug dealer in court.


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