Gothic Romance Shoots
Hathaway also caught up with comedian and talk show host Chelsea Handler for an accompanying interview while vacationing in Italy, where she shared some of the troubles of maintaining a romantic relationship in the spotlight. The 28-year-old Oscar nom says, "I think that when actors are living very public lives, it affects your ability to get lost in the romance." Though the shoot begs to differ as readers get lost in Hathaway's undying passion, her wisdom and maturity shines through her words.
Implications - Consumers are fascinated with the private lives of celebrities and this fascination often overshadows the talents and accomplishments for which an icon became known. Celebs, magazines and media outlets capitalize on this obsession with exclusive interviews and photo shoots which give insight into their secret lives with which readers are so consumed.