Emily Melillo – Beyond the Pleasure Principle

As normal civilians, we are often way too consumed by celebrities and invested in their lives. We follow their every moves and judge their every decision. We are all guilty to some extent of this celebrity obsession.

(Guilty pleasure):


We use celebrities to entertain ourselves and almost mock them in a way.

(Images that have lose power):


If they make a decision that we do not necessarily agree with, we blow it out of proportion, share it with others, and make it go viral.


(Images that have gained unexpected power):



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