Piling on lie after lie, we look happy as we sing on stage no matter what struggles we might face. What a fun job!
The illusions held by fans are shattered once they come to know the real person. There is not a single exception to this. The entertainment industry is a competition in bluffing, as it were. When appealing subject matter tells appealing lies, it produces a charisma that doesn’t exist in reality. Basically, we’re in the business of doing the kind of stuff people will do when they’re trying to land a job at a good company.
People are just getting too used to their favorite cuddly men turning into monsters, but watching a beloved woman’s breakdown is timeless American entertainment.
It’s fine to dream of the entertainment industry, but it’s best not to have illusions about the entertainment industry.