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Renée Zelwegger has a face!

When Renée Zelwegger stepped out with a new look recently, the media exploded. There were thousands of articles, blog posts and tweets about Renée Zellweger’s changing looks and this made me question how the media reports on celebrities and celebrity culture. When put in a very basic scientific way, scientists say we humans are  hard-wired to be fascinated with celebrity, and that our brains receive chemical stimuli that is pleasurable when we see familiar faces, This generates a huge industry for magazines, newspapers and journalists to delve into and produce content for the consumer.

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