Why fame could be the worst thing to ever happen to you

It seems like everyone is looking for their shot at fame, but living a life under the spotlight may not be worth all the glory. Celebrities are constantly scrutinized for the smallest superficial offenses. Too fat. Too skinny. What are they wearing? Even worse, it's easy to get addicted to all of the attention. Glenn offered his perspective on the curse of fame on today's radio show.

"Fame is one of the worst things you can imagine. It really is. Because you get used to it. And you get comfortable with it. And the minute you start to see it slip, you're like, wait, I've got to do that or I've got to do this," Glenn said "If you are a celebrity, I just don't think that you slide into obscurity gently if you're a real uber celebrity without really having a handle on yourself."

"I say this because of the FOX days. Obviously you're on FOX, that's the biggest stage in the world. You come off of that stage and it screws you up. It really does. It really messes with your head. And it's difficult. And unless you know who you are, you're not going to make it."

You see many celebrities today having trouble making transitions in their career as they seek to redefine their image and maintain success. Glenn noted that Miley Cyrus is the perfect example of someone doing whatever it takes to stay in the spotlight.

"Imagine being Miley Cyrus. She knows, okay, so I'm leaving this and now I'm going to go do music. That's why they all go to sex trash, because they know they can milk that. And they just -- they just want it to continue. Just don't stop. Don't stop. Love me, love me, love me, love me. It's weird," he said.

When Glenn first started doing television at CNN, he experienced a lot of the scrutiny and superficiality of the media business. While in line at the salad bar, one of the company vice presidents actually came up to him at the salad bar and saw he had put blue cheese on his plate. The executive actually said to him "I hope that's light blue cheese".

"I looked at him and I said, I feel sorry for the women who work here. Don't ever say that to me again. He was dead serious," Glenn said.

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There are new curriculum standards being implemented into schools throughout the nation for health classes that not only go far beyond what's appropriate for young children, but are entrenched in clear political biases, too. Under the standards, third-graders are taught about hormone blockers and endless gender identities, and topics get shockingly graphic for kids as young as 11. Some schools are even teaching their teachers and kids to ignore what parents have to say about these topics. And the worst part may be that many parents are completely unaware what their children are being taught.

Tina Descovich, co-founder of Moms for Liberty, joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to explain exactly what you can ask at your next school board meeting to ensure this "horrifying" curriculum isn't being taught in your kid's school.

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It should come as no surprise that a newsworthy story receives more media coverage when released on a Monday than a Friday. The reason is in part due to a large number of news-consuming Americans checking out for the week to focus on their weekend plans rather than the news.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck shared information that President Joe Biden decided to release on Friday — when fewer people would notice — regarding the Climate Finance report. This report is marketed to Americans as "A Roadmap To Build a Climate-Resilient Economy." But Glenn believes the report to be Biden's Great Reset warning shot to banks.

In this clip, Glenn warned that if Americans don't stand together, in eight years we all indeed will own nothing. Watch the clip for the full story. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.



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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

For O'Reilly, the biggest story this week centered around someone mysteriously missing from mainstream media news reports today: Mark Zuckerberg. Specifically, O'Reilly said it's the 'scandalous' way the Facebook CEO spent nearly $420 million to influence the 2020 election — and did so successfully.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

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Disclaimer: The content of this clip does not provide medical advice. Please seek the advice of local health officials for any COVID-19 and/or COVID vaccine related questions & concerns.

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