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The (Unreal) Fantasy of the World of Entertainment, Fashion & Sports

I’m a huge fan of Hawaii Five-O, and I think Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Grace Park, Daniel Dae Kim, and Masi Oka do a fantastic job of keeping the show relatively funny, action-packed, and interesting. While watching season 3, episode 9, a secondary character—a model—said to Daniel Williams (Scott Caan), “People think that the life we live is real, but they don’t realize we’re paid to sell a fantasy” (paraphrased). Unfortunately, many folks don’t realize this is true. They see all that glamor, fame, and money, and take what entertainment TV has to offer as the gospel. I’m not in the world of entertainment, fashion or sports, but I’ve been allowed a peek into it by some few good folks, who are. What I’ve learned? It’s not all cheeses, roses, and unicorns (even though reality TV insists it’s so). Anyone who tells you that is lying to you or trying to sell you something. Yes, there are blessings that come from being successful in each of these industries, and there are probably people whose lives …