TOEFL Essay Topic 158 - When famous people such as actors, athletes and rock stars give their opinions, many people listen. Do you think we should pay attention to these opinions? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
Nowadays, many people pay so much attention to the opinions of famous people such as actors, athletes and rock stars.
Nowadays, many people pay so much attention to the opinions of famous people such as actors, athletes and rock stars. Especially the young people not only listen but also follow the opinions of celebrities. I think this tendency is very dangerous. There are enough reasons and examples to support my view.
The main reason for my view is that the opinions of celebrities often are wrong and inauthentic. The famous people are not genius, you could not count on their opinions are correct especially about the field with which they are not familiar. For example, a famous basketball player advanced an opinion about how to deal with the economic depression. Do you think we should pay attention to this opinion not pay to the opinion from an economic expert? Furthermore, many famous people are the deputies of some companies or groups. They told the audiences that some products were perfect and they always used these kinds of products. How did you think these opinions are true?
Another reasons for my view is that we should pay attention to the valuable opinions without caring about the person who put the opinions. Unfortunately, more and more people neglect the opinions that are significant and helpful for our real life. And pay much attention to the nonsense of a famous actor, or a rock star. A teenage girl would rather pay her attention to "Top 10 Tips For Keeping Good Shape" or "How to Attract Man" from a famous actress than pay attention to the opinion about our planet.
Based on all these reasons and examples, I believe that we should not pay much attention to the opinions from these famous actors, rock stars or others like that. We should pay our attention to the opinions which are significant and helpful to our real life.