Fame?

Quotes by Currently Famous People about Life

Good Luck DailyDifferent famous people have different ideas about being famous. Some famous personalities like it, while others don’t. On the surface it might seem like it would be great to be famous, but there are other things that go along with being famous that detract from fame.
Here are a few comments, mostly negative about being famous, from some of the current and recently famous people in the United States and elsewhere.

  • ‘I’m tired of being famous already!’ Katy Perry on the ‘disgusting by-product’… as she graces the cover of Teen Vogue
  • “I just sometimes feel like a loser still, you know? It’s crazy because we’re at [Madison Square Garden], but I still sometimes feel like a loser kid in high school. And I just gotta pick myself up, and tell myself I’m a superstar every morning so I can get through this day and be for my fans what they need for me to be.” –Lady Gaga
  • “The drama and the demands and the pressure and all of the people giving you so much access to so many things can be too much. So couple that with everyone telling you you’re so this, and so that, and so perfect, and of course you can lose yourself.” –Beyoncé
  • “Fame makes you feel permanently like a girl walking past construction workers.” –Brad Pitt
  • “I parted with my privacy a long time ago. We went different ways. And sometimes I mourn it. Sometimes I will sit in the car and cry. Because I can’t get out. That’s the only thing: I mourn the loss of my privacy.” –Reese Witherspoon
  • “You would think paparazzi would have some respect in holy places. All I wanted was the chance to walk where jesus did here in isreal. They should be ashamed of themselves. Take pictures of me eating but not in a place of prayer, ridiculous… But some people just don’t have respect… been super frustrated and just needed some time to vent and chill. i want to see this country and all the places ive dreamed of and whether its the paps or being pulled into politics its been frustrating.” [sic] –Justin Bieber
  • “At first, it’s amazing, the first year or two, because it’s like, I’m a celebrity! It didn’t really touch me until I had been working for six years. I wanted to just stop. I wanted to create a new life… I used to be a cool chick, but I feel like the paparazzi has taken that away from me, like, the way I used to live my life. I used to be a cool chick, but I’m not anymore.” –Britney Spears
  • “That’s one of the weird things about celebrity is that you don’t know who’s watching. That’s my least favorite part of acting, celebrity.” –Denzel Washington
  • “It’s hard in L.A. not to go out, it gets lonely. Being an actress is lonely, and I never want to be alone. I hate sleeping alone.” –Lindsay Lohan
  • “You feel like you’ve just been pushed out of a plane, and you’re in free fall. When somebody follows you 20 blocks to the pharmacy, where they watch you buy toilet paper, you know your life has changed.” –Jennifer Aniston
  • “Fame can be very disruptive. It can be like a drug. It gives you the feeling that you’re happy, it gives you the feeling of self-importance, it gives you the feeling of fullfilment… but it can distract you from what is really important.” –Madonna
  • “I tried so hard to be an R&B artist [on his first solo album, Justified] and it was the pop album of the year, and I was like, ‘F**k. That’s the last thing I wanted. But I was like, ‘So everyone considers me a pop artist? Well, f**k it. I’m going to do whatever I want to do.'” –Justin Timberlake
  • “Just standing around looking beautiful is so boring, really boring, so boring.” –Michelle Pfeiffer
  • “I should have been a better parent. I should have said, ‘Enough is enough. It’s getting dangerous and somebody’s going to get hurt.’ I should have, but I didn’t. Honestly, I didn’t know the ball was out of bounds until it was way up in the stands somewhere.” –Billy Ray Cyrus to GQ