Why do we mourn stars we never really knew?

Why do we mourn stars we never really knew?

21.2.2020

Why do we mourn stars we never really knew?

As I came out of the service station toilets, my boyfriend had a serious look on his face. “Caroline Flack has died,” he said, breaking the news gently. I was in shock and largely silent as we got back in the car and drove home. My phone started to ping as my group chats filled with messages — all of us lamenting the news.



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We only mourn those who have a big impact on our live and the rest of the world who have being inspirational and faught for things we belive in and there isn't much of them We don't ! We don't. Why bring up a stupid question,again relating to Caroline Flack....the poor girl has just passed away...Let her Rest In Peace

She is high profile and took her own life which is unfortunately a very common thing to do. People are drawn to comment on that. I dont. I have no idea why anyone gives a shit if they are not family. I dont like seeing people die. But that's about it. Why do newspapers use suicides as click bait Scandal? Reeva Steenkamp (14 February 2013)

I don't, and still, don't care... I have my own life issues. She was a non-entity trying to make it in CLOWN WORLD... Sold her soul, nearly killed her boyfriend and eventually killed herself. Who will they write about now, that's really the loss methinks... Gone are the days of a good read by the Indo 👎

Do we? I don’t.

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A fine bit of Gods work that was recalled for imperfections of the mind. RIP It’s devastating that yet another life is lost, but if you choose to play the supply & demand game with the media then it has to be expected that they will focus on you. Its just a point of view so don’t take me as bashing the departed

Who is the 'we' you refer to in the article? Is this story in some way trying to justify how the media ridicule certain people in their writings. This girls life was destroyed by the media and they should be feeling the guilt We don't. Worlds most pointless article. Who is 'we' I don’t! Fame by association for the simple minded.🤣🤣

People mourn over their idols, they don't know them but because they idolise them they mourn. Then you get people, the '1st responders' who don't really give a shit but break the story in false lament to feel some sense of gratification of being the origin of the story.

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Because we have a media dominated by female journalists. They attack and knock celebrities down push them to suicide and then cry crocodile tears when they die.

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