Celebrities & Political Endorsement: Helpful or Harmful?

Do celebrity endorsements hurt or harm the political sphere? Psychology experts discuss this phenomenon and what celebrity influence says about our culture.

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Celebrities and politics have an increased overlap these days more than ever. Does celebrity involvement or endorsement in politics reaffirm what we already believe? Or does the endorsement from one of our favorite celebrities work to change our minds?

Our panel of Shrinks is discussing whether celebrity endorsements hurt or harm the political sphere, and what this level of influence says about our culture.

  “I think we’re in a period right now where our political system is showing how stupid people are.”

 – Jonathan Hetterly, LPC

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