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Public Figures, Private Lives?

“Steven Tyler bill” makes national news, putting a spotlight on the public clamor for celebrity versus right to privacy

By Lee Catterall

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 31, 2013

~~<p>Today's obsession with celebrity culture is pushing and pulling at the thin boundary between public-figure access and that person's right to privacy. Supermarket tabloids abound, and the public's appetite for celebrity gossip &mdash; accompanied by photos &mdash; seems to only grow with the expansion of media and information outlets online.</p>
<p>For many celebs, Hawaii has become a favorite place to vacation, to own a home, to get away from it all.</p>
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Today's obsession with celebrity culture is pushing and pulling at the thin boundary between public-figure access and that person's right to privacy. Supermarket tabloids abound, and the public's appetite for celebrity gossip — accompanied by photos — seems to only grow with the expansion of media and information outlets online.

For many celebs, Hawaii has become a favorite place to vacation, to own a home, to get away from it all. Login for more...



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