Hollywood stars have lost their shine

…The feel-my-pain shtick of stars makes them far less likeable than the never-explain-never-complain icons of olden days, and far better candidates for a casual bit of bullying on social media. Lena Dunham, most notably, has learnt that she who lives by virtue-signalling will die by it while her equally repulsive ex-boyfriend Jack Antonoff proved that the only good thing about their union was that they could make two people miserable instead of many when he tweeted, after being caught pawing Lorde, ‘Normally I would never address rumours but I resent having the most important friendships and working relationships in my life reduced to dumb heteronormative gossip…those relationships are deeply important and sacred.’ Whatever happened to ‘We’re just good friends’?

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