Ryan Douglass
5 min readDec 9, 2020

Why It’s Time to Abolish Celebrity

You don’t have to be a celebrity to act like one. Unfortunately, “celebrity” has transcended the elite class. Anyone who puts social climbing over community has internalized a celebrity mindset. These people rationalize that a certain fallback of money, or fame, would put them in a separate category from common peasants, so they wouldn’t be beholden to the accountability common peasants have to take to keep people around them.