Some people become famous at a very young age. Is it a good or a bad thing?

Being famous is not the privilege of adults nowadays. Some kids at a very young
have lived in the spotlight. While the fa
me i
a contest with rules to determine a winner
s bringing wealth and substantial public attention, probably with the accompanying self-satisfaction, to them, these kids are faced with more problems resulted from
me t
a contest with rules to determine a winner
han what they have gained. Kids at an early
are often too young to formulate a stable and mature wo
rldview a
nd outlook. A great many flowers and applause from the public may boost their ego, leading to the unrealistic self-awareness. They may easily lose themselves in their life, being proud, wilful and disrespectful to others that are not so famous. Their families and agents may
be overprotective of these kids, which aggravates
tendency. Sometimes, behavioural problems would occur when they grow older.
For instance
, Justin Bieber became a well-noted star at a mere
of 14.
14 is not a very young
for a kid, he has paid pr
ice o
the price
a price
f being famous that early. His 12 years as a pop star under the spotlight has witnessed various cases of his misconduct, including addiction to drugs and prostitution, speeding and disrespect to other countries.
In addition
, since these kids are not adults, their guardians-usually parents-are granted substantial power, by law, to make decisions for them. In order to gain as much fortune as possible through taking advantage of their children, some parents may violate their child’s right and act against the latter’s will, In China,
for example
, one mother was exposed by the social media that she beat her 5-year-old daughter, who is a famous child model in the country, from time to time, in order to force her modelling ch
ildren c
lothing when the kid wanted to have a rest. What’s worse, the poor girl is even not allowed to eat till full as the mother needs the girl to be short enough to fit in the clothes. Unfortunately, kids as little as her could barely fight against their parents. If me
dia d
the media
oesn’t report their suffering, or the government is unaware of their condition, the abuse of their parents may continue until these children become independent adults.
will bring substantial harm to kids, both physically and mentally. In conclusion, given the im
matureness a
nd vu
lnerability o
the vulnerability
f children vi
s t
by way of
heir parents, I suppose there are more disadvantages for kids being famous too ea
rly t
han advantages. Children need time and pr
ivate room f
a private room
or study and growth. Meanwhile, parents should not use their children as me
ans t
a means
o make profits.
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