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Multiple Choice - (C1) Advanced Certificate of English

For Questions 1-8, read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Celebrity lifestyles

We seem (0) TO be forever (1) ............ at them in glossy magazines and following the latest gossip surrounding their personal lives on tragic chat shows, but what is it that attracts us so much to celebrities and the lives they (2) ............? I for one have always been (3) ............ by the attention that they quite often unwillingly receive. What (4) ............ our attention about celebrities is their supposedly unique style. I imagine they have some hotshot PR agent on the books to (5) ............ this feat. Celebrities never cease to evolve and I imagine this is what makes their lives so appealing to us. Celebrities are often lone wolves that (6) ............ it alone, they accentuate their key features and (7) ............ eternally to keep their not so desirable side in the shadows. It really is gripping to see how celebrities are perceived in today's society. Many people justify their obsession with the rich and famous with simple excuses of admiration or even (8) ............, but I would say it has its base in envy and adulation.

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