In it, he defined a celebrity as a person who is known for his notoriety. When someone is a celebrity simply because they are known and little else. Maybe they gained genuine notoriety through past activities, for example, a celebrity was a famous singer or actor in past decades, but that has fallen by the wayside or has been buried with all the media attention. The only thing that matters is that they are well-known and are invited to talk shows and gala events.
When interviewed in celebrity magazines, they are asked about their lifestyle, love life and social activities. The promoters sent information to high society and the press, giving the impression that Wilde was the founder of the aesthetic movement and was famous in England. Oscar Wilde was perhaps the first self-made celebrity, a perfect case of a man famous for being famous. Jack Ryan, his sixth son, was an inventor who is credited with creating a variety of objects, from missiles to the Barbie doll.
The extroverted and glamorous Hungarian blonde Zsa Zsa Gabor was the epitome of the celebrity who is “famous for being famous”. Miss Mansfield was the creation, quite simply, of a particular type of advertising and promotion that can make a person famous for being famous. In conclusion, comedian Charles Godfrey Leland used the phrase “famous for being famous with a modern sense” in 1896.It was a small role, but it took advantage of its natural effervescence, and director John Huston then chose it for Moulin Rouge (195), a biography of Toulouse-Lautrec, like Jane Avril, the dancer who became famous when the artist painted it.