Picks and Pans Review: They're So Vain
>In his new book, Celebrity Rehab host Dr. Drew Pinsky reveals new findings on stars and narcissism.
WHAT IS NARCISSISM? It’s taken to mean self-love, but it has more to do with self-loathing. It’s a response to childhood emotional injury.
ARE MOST STARS NARCISSISTIC? On the Narcissistic Personality Inventory, the 200 I tested scored significantly higher than average.
DOES FAME MAKE THEM THAT WAY? No. People with narcissistic traits tend to be drawn to the limelight. Anna Nicole Smith was the poster child for narcissism. We should be empathic—and not put stars on a pedestal.