Most teens love to read about their favorite celebrities in the media. In fact most of the internet sites viewership consists of a large proportion of teens. Some sites are exclusively devoted to the teen readership. Why do teens tend to gravitate towards celebrity gossip?
A large number of celebrities that are in the limelight today are the younger generation and the teens tend to look upon them as role models, to a large extent. The younger generation celebrities can identify with their teenage counterparts and learn how to manipulate the media to appeal to the teenage population.
Teens are very conversant with social media, and the younger celebs themselves are also very able social media users, so both parties become very comfortable communicating with each other.
Most teenagers get very stressed out with their educational commitments, and following the lives of famous celebrities gives them a channel to view something that does not have any stress associated. Following the lives of famous celebs probably is a relaxing feature for the millions of teens who do this.
There is not one teenager in the world who would not like to be in the shoes of a famous celebrity. Many teens emulate the styles of their stars by dressing, talking and even behaving as they do.
Teens and celebrities are synonymous. Eavesdrop on any teen conversation and you will definitely learn about what the celebrities are saying, what clothes they are wearing, or where they had dinner last night. Teens are obsessed by celebrity gossip and don’t they know it!