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WHO IS SHE???????!!!!!1111❤❤❤❤

WHO IS SHE???????!!!!!1111❤❤❤❤

This image (of me) could have a caption like this: "She was spotted in winter fashion (a vintage red velvet coat, H&M jumpsuit etc.) outside a cafe in her hometown, Kuopio, Finland, before Christmas, grabbing a take-away coffee before heading to model for a portrait session in a local restaurant, Memphis (now shut down, according the local rumors.) The style of this caption (above) is a recreation of the famous celeb news/rumors site, Just Jared/Just Jared Jr.

Our time and age pushes people to attempts to reach fame. When asking teenagers what they would like to be when grown up, the answer might be "famous!" or "a celeb". When asking what would exactly rise them to that fame, the reply might even be: "my brand", "me", "reality TV", "Youtube" or "Instagram".

Because children are the future and the next generation of leaders, this might take the world by a storm - or at least it has me shook, as the target margin would say about it. What is exactly that "brand" people are referring themselves?

When building a brand from nowhere, not necessarily equipped with any significant skill sets (unless, like, working hard on your social media creative content - and even when these boxes are ticked) - people, especially younger audiences reading this, tend to think that certain images of themselves, certain dares going viral or anything else (you name it!) might make them go big (or go home and try again).

Even for those who have succeeded in their aim to make themselves a brand, purely out of their personality, have left a trail of fake behind. Why is that? "Mommy, mommy, isn't everything we see on TV true?" Well, you guessed the answer, it is a solid no. Making an imago for your social media account, only editing the best looking images to match and color-co-ordinate them to look pitch perfect leaves the rest of the world commenting: "How can you be so beautiful?" "Slay, queen!" and "are you even real". One of the greatest compliments young people lust for online is: "who is she?"

That's the point. Who is she has become more important than what she does. Who is she has become more important than is she a kind person or does she really believe she's too good for most people under the Ks and Ms of likes, follows and comments. Whilst I really enjoy hyping the creative talents on social media and even admit to watching some reality TV time to time, I believe I just don't buy it.

That's also a point, right there. I should buy it. At least that's what any annaliseamandaoliviakatrinemily and thousands+ of others online tell me to do. If I buy the items from a famed haul video, maybe I would turn into something magical like them. Maybe putting spending my coin would make me become a "who-is-she."

This post was originally published yesterday, the 8th of Dec 2018 in the blog 

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