Oprah Cuts Hilary Swank's Hair
Million Inch Chain Cancer Campaign
Implications - Using celebrities in cause campaigns is an effective way to reach audiences, especially if the celebrity has an emotional connection to that cause. With that being said, celebrities publicizing their actions (by chopping off their hair, for example) showcase a fearlessness which people want to emulate. A-List celebrities can utilize their influence to evoke cultural movements through their actions and charitable associations.