I have a lot of rules I live my life by: don’t lend money you can’t afford to lose. Don’t eat grocery store sushi. And most of all, don’t learn about celebrities you like: don’t look up their Wikipedia page, don’t follow the news about them, and definitely don’t ever meet them. Because there is an alarmingly high chance that you will find out something about them that disappoints you and shatters your image of them. I’m not the only one who’s learned this lesson the hard way. We’ve gathered posts of online of people talking about celebrities they used to admire and the things that made them change their minds. So if you’re ready for the possibility of being disappointed by someone you used to admire, read on!
Elon Musk – Part 1
Here’s a polarizing figure to start out with. There is a segment of the population in whom Elon Musk inspires breathless awe and admiration. These people will always flock to his defense, citing how rich (true) and brilliant (debatable) he is. For a lot of the rest of us, it’s hard to understand the appeal.
While he might have had a reputation for innovation and forward-thinking, his recent obsession with the letter X has raised eyebrows. From naming various products with an X to even changing Twitter’s logo to an X, it’s clear that he is fixated on this trend. Yet, he seems to embrace the X brand even if it goes against popular opinion.