Starfuckers Explained: Why Do People Worship Celebrities?
a person who seeks to have sexual relations with celebrities; groupie
a person who seeks to associate with famous or powerful people
Derived Forms; starfucking, noun
Ever ask yourself, "why do people act like maniacs around celebrities?" or "why do folks behave like fools for famous people?" Sadly, it's true and you've seen it. Many people lose their marbles and go coo coo for Cocoa Puffs when their adored celebrity is in their midst. If you've never taken the time to delve deeper into the psychology of it, this collection of articles with slightly differing perspectives will help you understand what makes some humans "starfuckers."
The Starfuckers Explained Series
Celebrity Worship Syndrome (Psychology Today)
Viewpoint: Did our brains evolve to foolishly follow celebrities? (BBC)
Why We Really Obsess Over Celebrities (Glamour)
Why We Are Obsessed with Celebrities (Psychology Today)
Starfuckers Inc. (Nine Inch Nails)