Why Are Professional Athletes Overpaid

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A professional boxer can make more money in one match than some people make a year. An actor or actress can make even more than that boxer, when filming one movie. Professional athletes and entertainers are overpaid; they are not necessary to the growth of the United States, they are like the face of America based on their popularity, and they make millions of dollars and complain about how they are not paid enough.
Professional athletes and entertainers are not people who have jobs necessary to the growth of the United States. If anything they are holding back the growth of America. All people think about nowadays are which actor or actress is starring as the leading role in a movie. The same thing happens with professional athletes; their fans only care about what game they are playing in. This distracts people from their actual job. Think about when the last time you thought about a celebrity or professional athlete (not relating to this essay). Why were you thinking about them? Was it because they are paid more during one game or shooting one movie/show, than the average American is in a year? Entertainers and professional athletes are just not important enough to the growth of America, to be paid more
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Even people who do think they are overpaid still go to their movies, shows, performances, and games. These people may think they are overpaid, but are willing giving them money. The people have all the power over entertainers and professional athletes’ income. They decide how much these professional athletes and entertainers are paid. Professional athletes and entertainers can be denied health insurance because of how much money they make. They have more than enough money to pay for surgery. In short, the people decide how much professional athletes and entertainers are paid, and athletes and entertainers can be denied health
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