There’s a common concept that people read celebrity gossip because it somehow humanizes its subjects by reminding readers that, beneath all the glam and glitter, celebrities are people just like us who have bad days, family drama, health issues, and the odd breakdown — but this is only half-true.

What really draws us in is the idea and sight of entertainers we love and adore facing problems that, due to their fame, fortune, and power, seem like amped-up versions of our own. This is especially true of actors’ mental health problems and other issues which cause instances of spectacularly disruptive behavior on their part; they fascinate us all the more because their work and media ...

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