Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Why The Bling Ring is an Accurate Representation of America Youth

Sofia Coppola’s movie based on the Vanity Fair piece by Nancy Jo Sales is an introspective look at Young Hollywood. The string of real life celebrity robberies orchestrated by a group of California youths is a telling representation of the lifestyle aspirations of the current youth in America.

The perpetrators of the crime ring that targeted A-listers Miranda Kerr, Megan Fox and Lindsay Lohan etc. were quite wealthy in their own respect. In this context, when the incentive for theft becomes less material and more a representation of who the material belonged to, we have an interesting case study of young people glamorizing toxic lifestyle choices. Read more.

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