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KateTheGreat's avatar

Who are some of the most overrated celebrities?

Asked by KateTheGreat (13635points) April 14th, 2011


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JonnyCeltics's avatar

James Franco.

ravenfly's avatar

I think Bieber’s one of them.:D

aprilsimnel's avatar

What do you mean by “overrated”? That they aren’t as talented as the media makes them out to be? That they’re overexposed?

I never thought Angelina Jolie was that great of an actress, or Halle Berry. They’re very pretty, though. And James Franco is very overexposed at this point, though, but he’s an excellent actor.

And if Lady Gaga got off the autotuned Madonna ripoffs and did something closer to how she started her career on the Lower East Side back in the day, when she actually sang and played piano, everyone would see how talented she really is.

erichw1504's avatar

William Shatner.

erichw1504's avatar

Arnold Schwarzenegger.

KateTheGreat's avatar

@aprilsimnel You’ve got it. Celebrities that aren’t as good as the media plays them out to be.

Mikewlf337's avatar

All of them.

OpryLeigh's avatar

@aprilsimnel I strongly agree with you about Lady Gaga!

Katie Price and Kerry Katona are two of the most overrated celebrities here in the UK. Both are talentless, media whores.

buster's avatar

Gilbert Godfrey and Carrottop. I can’t stand them.

Brian1946's avatar

In all of Don Rickles years of attempted humor, I think about one of his attempts made me laugh.

Jude's avatar

I don’t pay attention to celebrities.

Michael_Huntington's avatar

Gene Simmons.
He can’t play bass for shit and he’s a money grubbing asshole. And KISS blows.

KateTheGreat's avatar

@Michael_Huntington I couldn’t agree more.

ucme's avatar

Reg Dwight aka Sir Elton of John. He looks & sounds like a constipated tellytubby.

Aesthetic_Mess's avatar

Angelina Jolie Gosh I hate that woman
Taylor Swift

marinelife's avatar

Charlie Sheen

syzygy2600's avatar

Anyone from Jersey Shore
Lady Gaga
The Kardashians

Brian1946's avatar

I almost forgot about Frang Snotra. ;-p

filmfann's avatar

@Brian1946 Frank Sinatra overrated? You’re joking! Ya, he was a dick, but he was immensely talented.

My list would include Spike Lee, Matthew McConaughey, Lady Gaga, Paul Reiser, and Charlie Sheen.

Brian1946's avatar


I’m referring to his singing, which I guess was surpassed by his acting.
IMO he had a pleasant voice, but I prefer Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, Jim Morrison, and Steve Perry.

filmfann's avatar

@Brian1946 LOL You had me hooked, until you mentioned Steve Perry ! You’re hysterical!

Mikewlf337's avatar

I never understood America’s obsession with celebrities. I am an American and I don’t know who half of them are. I don’t watch much tv and even in high school I didn’t know or even care for most celebrities!. I’ve never been “with it”.

Aster's avatar

I think most of them are very talented but I’ll give it a try:
Burt Reynolds
Don Rickles
Suzanne Somers
John Ritter

dxs's avatar

paris hilton
the kardashians (as previous people said)

chyna's avatar

Tom Cruise

woodcutter's avatar

Adam West…....adam west….....adam west.

aprilsimnel's avatar

Really? He’s still considered a celebrity? Wasn’t his moment in the spotlight over 40 years ago?

Kardamom's avatar

Ben Stiller
Kanye West
The Olsen Twins
Lindsay Lohan
Ben Affleck
Matt Damon
Amanda Seyfried
Tom Cruise
Joan Rivers
Patrick Warburton
David Letterman
Conan O’Brien
Ryan Seacrest
James Spader
Padma Lakshmi
Ted Allen
Gordon Ramsay
Bobby Flay
Anthony Bourdain

woodcutter's avatar

@aprilsimnel Yeah, he still has a gig on “Family Guy” playing himself. So, still viable I think.

Aster's avatar

Yes; I forgot Ben Stiller. He also looks like his spine is twisted or something.

Kardamom's avatar

@Aster It’s too bad about Ben Stiller, because his folks are a hoot!

GracieT's avatar

How ‘bout ANY of the “reality stars” and any of the just famous for being famous people? Also Tom Cruise and Justin Bieber. I don’t know why
precisely but they irritate me…

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