LA Times wrote an article about Demi Lovato‘s breakdown: Parry Aftab, a lawyer who specializes in cyber safety and crime: ‘In the past, superstars could live in an ivory tower. Now, they are connected 24/7 to things people want to say about them and you have people saying nasty things whenever they can. As a teen
girl, you still have the issues with body image and self-esteem, so when you add that in with Twitter & Facebook, a million people are saying you got fat last week on YouTube and you’re Googling yourself, it can be horribly overwhelming.’
longtime friend Selena Gomez appears to have avoided the traps of celebrity and took the lesson of the Mouse House boot camp to heart. In public, she appears poised and gracious and uses discretion on Twitter, where she mostly writes about work-related issues.
Selena: ‘I get mad. I get sad. I have all those emotions. But I just like to keep them to myself. I don’t think my fans need to be bothered with if I’m mad or sad about something. I should just be concerned that they are keeping up with my music or I’m making them happy with my show.’
Demi didn’t exercise the same restraint, offering personal revelations on Twitter, which she deleted without explanation. Her messages suggest she was letting the online rock-throwers get to her. She wrote sarcastically in October: ‘I love how some gossip sites deliberately post pictures with disgusting angles of me.‘ Full article HERE.