You don’t learn from successes; you don’t learn from awards; you don’t learn from celebrity; you only learn from wounds and scars and mistakes and failures. And that’s the truth.
Royalty is completely different than celebrity. Royalty has a magic all its own.
I’m not that big a celebrity. I’m just an ordinary person.
I think there ought to be some serious discussion by smart people, really smart people, about whether or not proliferation of things like The Smoking Gun and TMZ and YouTube and the whole celebrity culture is healthy.
Smart, Whether, Culture
I know I live a charmed, beautiful life and nobody wants to hear a celebrity whine. The last thing I want to do is complain; I love what I do and I know every job comes with a downside.
Life, Love, Beautiful
We print journalists are victims of economic forces beyond our control. We were as surprised as everyone else was by the sudden collapse of the reliable reporting market. We had no idea that real news and clear-eyed analysis were being ‘bundled’ with subprime celebrity gossip, ‘U.S. Weekly’ derivatives, and Jennifer Aniston/Angelina Jolie swaps.
P. J. O’Rourke