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Jon Hamm: Stupidity in Hollywood is Celebrated


Whatever caused ‘Mad Men’ actor Jon Hamm to lash out at Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian must have infuriated him so much that he just had to vent it all out.

Hamm, who usually steers clear of Hollywood controversy, minced no words when he complained to ‘Elle UK’ that, “Whether it’s Paris Hilton or Kim Kardashian or whoever, stupidity is certainly celebrated. Being a f-cking idiot is a valuable commodity in this culture because you’re rewarded significantly.”

The rewards Hamm is talking about has to do with his disbelief at how reality stars such as Paris and Kim can create successful business brands that revolve around themselves when in fact they do practically nothing noteworthy, acting-wise, in their shows.

But, whether Jon Ham likes it or not, Hilton and Kardashian, have managed to create lucrative brands by just “being themselves”.

Proof is that Hilton’s products, particularly her perfume line, has produced more than $1.5 billion revenue since 2005.

While Kardashian and her equally famous family earned a collective $65 million in 2010 alone.

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