Recent weeks have seen us subjected to the selected wrongdoings and social faux pas of celebrities who, as is the norm, have issued fervent apologies for betraying the trust of their constituents, their fans and their adoring public, which undoubtedly includes mom, dad and the family dog. The latest “victims” include politicians who failed to pay income tax, the usual Hollywood crowd (notably Miley Cyrus and Vanessa Hudgens who have issues of proper dress/undress) and Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps’ photo op with a bong.
Celebrity slip-ups shouldn't be excused
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.