I read People magazine every week. Each issue has a section near the front called StarTracks. Stars with families, latest heart-throbs, siblings, parental units, on vacation, out shopping, at the beach, in the jungle, on safari, in the backyard, on the road, in parades, shirtless, sleeveless, cazh-yew-uhl, carefree, beaming, laughing, smiling, mugging for the camera. Sometimes they have their kids with them.
I’m noticing a disturbing trend.
84.27%* of the kids look exhausted. From infant to teen, they look tired. Some look like they’re teetering on the edge of collapse. Bags under their eyes, world-weary expressions – even on the toddlers. I don’t think it’s a trick of the lighting.
Fame comes at a price. But I don’t think the kids should be the ones picking up the check.
* ok. you caught me. I made that statistic up from whole air. It’s probably closer to 84.59 percent!
Seen any signs of celebrity offspring exhaustion? Shout it out.