- True I agree
- false I disagree
- true I agree but if I actually saw a famous person that I liked I would suck up to them and change my answer
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I'd say no. Personally, I'd say that while some celebrities (mainly pop stars and big-budget actors) think they're better than other people, not all of them do. I do caution that the celebrities I follow are almost all alt-music bands.
One of the reasons they rarely respond to their fans (I assume over social media) is that it would take their entire day to respond to all the comments. Usually if you send them a letter they'll write back, and I've approached quite a few bands (and Neil deGrasse Tyson) in public and they were all incredibly nice and down to earth. Most of them will sit there and have a normal conversation with you if they're not running off. I went to Warped tour his year and hung out with one of the bands (Trophy Wives) for 20+ minutes and bullshited with the guitarist about Pierce the Veil. My friend, who I was with, went to go see them last week and they just milled around the venue (it was a smaller one) and talked to all the fans.
Them charging money to go see them doesn't mean they think they're better than you. Accountants charge money to do your taxes, lawyers, to help you in court, plumbers, to fix your pipes, and doctors, to keep you healthy. Do all of them look down on us for not having the skills they have that let them do their job? No. Bands (which I assume you were referring to as charging money) have a skill that not a lot of people have and that people want to watch/listen to, so it's fair that they make money.
Some of them, however some of them are regular people.
Tom Hanks for example got jury duty and you know what, instead of using connections, he went to jury duty, and got seated on a jury and did his job.
Sadly the prosecutor asked for his autograph which meant that they had to declare a mistrial but you know what, Tom Hanks cared enough about his civic duty to report it.
My coworkers husband was a ski resort with Tom Hanks and his daughter was being a complete and utter brat during ski lessons and the Ski Instructor reported it nervously because she was worried he was going to be like, "You know who I am."
Instead he came back with his daughter and scolded her publically saying, "Just because your dad's a movie star does not mean we are better than other people. Apologize right now."
There are a fuckload of non famous parents who would just let their kids behavior get out of hand. Tom Hanks wanted to make a point that she had no right to act like she was better than someone else.
So while some do, a lot of them I bet do not.
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