By Ben Cohen
Megan Fox gets why celebrities shouldn’t take themselves too seriously:
“When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes. We get paid to feign attraction
and love. Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone, touching
someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous relationship would
never do with anyone who’s not their partner. It’s really kind of
In Roman times, actors were actually viewed as being worse than prostitutes:
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.