Matthew's Foray into Blogging

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Stupid Celebrity Tricks

Celebrities are generally uneducated and are largely unintelligent. Most celebrities did not arrive where they are due to their intellects, and looking good in front of a camera does not require that one have but half a brain. Therefore, celebrities should limit their public comments to the realm of that which they know – their latest movies, albums, or other performances.

Tom Cruise, in televised remarks, called psychiatry a “pseudo science” and disputed the value of antidepressant drugs. Remind me again from which university Cruise received his psychiatry degree.

Margaret Cho named her dog after a terrorist, and she said terrorism was “chic.” Cho is no longer funny when she brags about such an asinine, tasteless stunt as naming her mutt after a terrorist. No, murder is not chic, and adulating terrorists is decidedly not admirable.

These are but a few of the more recent examples of celebrities who speak tactlessly about something on which they have no knowledge. I try to refrain from making statements that would be offensive, that would make me look stupid, or that could come back to bite me in the arse. And I do not even have an audience of millions, as our worthless celebrities do have.

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