Just like the rest of us, celebrities make mistakes. Unlike the rest of us, celebs are under constant scrutiny and their gaffes rarely seem to go unnoticed. Fame is fickle and one wrong move can easily turn a rising star into a falling one.
Money can buy a lot of things, but freedom isn’t always one of them. Although wealthy people can afford the best lawyers to help them escape the law, some are caught and made examples of.
Experts have said that President Donald J. Trump speaks at approximately a fourth grade level, but according to Trump himself, he “has the best words” and when you have the best of something, you may as well use them over and over again, right?
Even though we know they’re no good for us, many of us can’t help but be attracted to bad boys and nasty women. Who needs a healthy relationship when you can experience the danger, excitement and instability of dating a really hot, crazy person?
Becoming a police officer is a noble profession that requires bravery, intelligence, and a willingness to risk your life daily to “serve and protect.” However, in the last few years, the headlines about police shootings, abuse, and corruption have been nonstop, proving that a few bad apples can spoil the bunch.
You probably don’t want to look back on the dumpster fire that was the year 2016, and we don’t blame you. The past year was marred by so much violence, political turmoil, and celebrity death that it’s almost enough to make us long for 1348, when the Black Plague was a thing.
Being born poor isn’t necessarily as bad as it sounds. Sure, most people would rather be born rich than poor, but there is plenty to be learned from having to go through some struggles early in life. Plenty of people have come from humble beginnings to go on to great things later in life.
That is, most of us assume it would be nice to be rich. We really don’t know, because the vast majority of people in the world will never experience the lifestyle that is enjoyed by those who land in the ‘rich’ category. However, it seems safe to assume that being rich is better than being poor, at least from a “I-don’t-have-to-worry-about-my-next-meal” perspective.
Spoiler alert: I’m not on this list. But… could you imagine how interesting that would be? I mean, everyone would know who you were… and how much you’re worth… and probably where you live. Now that I think about it, I’d actually prefer being the 4th or 5th richest person in my city. I’m a simple man.