It certainly seems like there are a lot of unwanted and unavoidable things that come with fame. Like being followed around by people with cameras. And having to do a million interviews in a cubicle where everybody asks you the same stupid things all the time and you have to fake laugh. Or having to talk to people and always be nice to them even if you’re having a bad day, just in case they tell people that you weren’t nice to them and then you get labelled as someone who isn’t nice forever and ever. Lots of unavoidable bad stuff. Poor celebrities, God love them. And photo shoots to promote your zillion dollar movies are probably an unavoidable part of the job in a large way, as well. But, funny thing, did you know that they were also rape? Johnny Depp exposes the shocking truth in Vanity Fair:
Well, you just feel like you’re being raped somehow. Raped … It feels like a kind of weird — just weird, man. [I’ll pose with fans], but whenever you have a photo shoot or something like that, it’s like — you just feel dumb. It’s just so stupid.
A horrible, traumatizing, life changing experience, surrounded by hairstylists, makeup artists, and millions of dollars in your size of clothing and whatever kind of champagne and coffee and pastries are your favorites, and then a team of retouchers whose only job is to make you better looking than you already are before they put you on their magazine for a bunch of people to spend their hard earned money on just because they like you, or something else mentioned on the cover looked kind of interesting to them. You know, RAPE? EVER HEARD OF IT? (Via Dlisted.)