Celebrities do not deserve our attention. Not now during a global pandemic. Not ever.

Celebrities are shapeshifters. They are incredibly adept at rebranding themselves as cultural trends and norms change. When COVID-19 first took center stage earlier this year, however, celebrities struggled to promote themselves without appearing out of touch and insensitive. Ultimately, their failed attempts at performing sincerity and their gradual return to “business as usual” has illuminated a very simple fact: celebrities do not deserve our attention. Not now during a global pandemic. Not ever.

Deprived of social events and red carpets to attend, celebrities have made desperate…

Hannah Yore

Writer interested in the intersections of gender, sexuality and health. Journalism/ Poetry/ Personal Essays. @hannahyore on Instagram and Twitter

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