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Having no recognizable reason for one's fame other than high media exposure.‘television reporters are now often more famous for being famous than for their work’
- ‘That is always the way of artists, for only mere celebrities are famous for being famous and need to cultivate a profile.’
- ‘Both women are certainly easy on the eye, but both are merely famous for being famous and that is about the sum of their achievements.’
- ‘These are people who are famous for being famous, ciphers for our fantasies, cartoon characters with extravagant lives.’
- ‘In this age of Z-list celebrities who are famous for being famous, it's so refreshing to meet a real star.’
- ‘Celebrities are famous for being famous; heroes change lives.’
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