Bad Influence Of Celebrities Essay

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Are today’s youth obsessed with celebrities? Is this detrimental to society? What kind of influence do celebrities have on young people? Does celebrity culture really matter? These are complex and plural questions which there are few, if any, definite answers.
Now, more than ever, celebrities are extremely influential in the lives of teenagers. Negative or positive its an effect that might be getting a little out of control. Celebrities are everywhere in the media and used to sell almost every product out there. While there are certainly some positive role models for teens among today’s celebrities, there are also many who provide a negative influence. Justin Glennon, a senior in High School said, “People shouldn’t focus on
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Some have a positive influence or a negative one and i will be providing examples of people we should be looking up to and people that we shouldn't be looking up to. Lil xan a negative influence and someone we shouldn't be looking up to. Lil Xan is a very frequent drug user and talks about drugs to his followers frequently. Lil xan is different from the other rappers simply because his name is basically a drug , xan is short form for xanax and xanax is a drug used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. Lil xan along with many others isn't actually prescribed they usually get this medication they illegally and or take many more over the dose that is prescribed . Lil xan promoted these drugs from the very beginning of his career but has now finally quit xanax and started a anti xanax campaign and even made a song called betrayed and has the lyrics saying “xans gon' take you” meaning xans can take ur life if and he was saying from experience because he was heavily addicted to xans for 2 to 3 years. Saying all of this he's starting to become less of a negative influence but still no good role model either. Overall just don't listen to the things people like him have to say unless it’s a positive message they are trying to get
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