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They twinkle, but they trip: Why putting celebs on a pedestal is a bad idea

Nov 17, 2023 03:28 PM IST

Put any celebrity on a pedestal, and they’ll eventually start to wobble. Can fans really separate bad behaviour from being human?

Oh Lizzo! The singer, at her heaviest, was said to weigh about 140 kilos. Yet, she showed off those curves on the red carpet, wearing customised gowns, carrying micro designer bags, giving Instagrammers new makeup looks every week. She could do no wrong.

In 2022, fans cancelled Ned Fulmer (far left) of the Try Guys, after he had an affair with an associate producer. He was fired too.
In 2022, fans cancelled Ned Fulmer (far left) of the Try Guys, after he had an affair with an associate producer. He was fired too.
Singer Lizzo lost over 150,000 Instagram followers after two dancers sued her for weight-shaming them and creating a hostile work environment. (Getty Images)
Singer Lizzo lost over 150,000 Instagram followers after two dancers sued her for weight-shaming them and creating a hostile work environment. (Getty Images)
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