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Forget where you’re from, focus on where you’re going

Mar 31, 2015 Future Talkers
brands, celebrities, fresh start

Celebrities were not born as celebrities. Ok, there’s the odd son/daughter of a celeb, who inherits the title and gets smeared out all over the tabloids like there’s no tomorrow, but those are the exceptions to the rule. Celebrities basically start off as nobodies. They are the sons and daughters of telecom product sellers (Lady Gaga’s parents) or a bus driver (Bruce Springsteen’s father) or pub owners (Robbie Williams’ parents), for instance. And they often come from nowhere. Literally the middle of nowhere: weird-sounding birthplaces like Gary (Michael Jackson) or McComb (Britney Spears) or Bay City (Madonna).

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