Parasocial projection screens

How celebrities carry the projections of their fans

Ariel Meadow Stallings

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Photo by Ben Kaden used by Creative Commons license

There’s a lot of media chatter these days about celebrities and their contentious relationships with their fans. This article perhaps sums it up best, digging into issues with artists like Taylor Swift, Doja Cat, and Charli XCX dealing with entitlement from some fans. From the article:

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Ariel Meadow Stallings

I'm a product manager at Medium, but I'm also a whole-ass person living my life: author, publisher, dancer, Seattleite, mom, and just a human humanning.