Thursday, October 29, 2009

Selena Gomez, top female celebrity role model! - poll

(Media Study South Africa; c.f. Examiner.com (Secular; Independent; American) 28 / 10 | October / 2009; EWTN (American; Catholic; Independent), Article by Zenit News Service (American; Catholic; Independent) 23 / 10 | October 2000)

Article by Marc Aupiais

For our 1001 article, of the South African Catholic: News Service a.k.a. Scripturelink.net News, I thought to focus on something close to my heart as an editor, role models, and their effect on us. To be a bit tongue in cheek, Selena Gomez has certainly had a good influence on my dreams, even as one would expect Miley Cyrus expected to have that effect on guys after her Vanity Fair dodgey "artistic" shoot. I have personally checked Selena Gomez out (again, laugh): and my fact checking has found, that she genuinely has nothing to take as making a bad person. Yes, she raised millions of Rands worth of donations for Unicef's Trick Or Treat, which in the past has funded abortion:

"Millions of children trick-or-treating this Halloween in the United States will be toting little donation boxes, asking for money for the U.N. Children’s Fund to help poor children of the world.

What they don't know is that they will be helping to fund abortion, contraception and sterilization programs in the Third World.

So says the National Catholic Register in its Oct. 22-29 edition. It highlighted the lesser-known work of UNICEF, which is famous for providing food, water and basic medical care to children in the developed world.

Controversy simmering in El Salvador this month over a sex-education program sponsored by UNICEF is adding to what critics say is an anti-family, pro-abortion image of UNICEF foreign aid, the Register said.

Archbishop Fernando Saenz Lacalle of San Salvador has from the pulpit denounced a 170-page sex-education booklet designed by UNICEF and El Salvador’s Ministries of Health and Education for training adolescents on sexuality issues including contraception, homosexuality and abortion, the Register reporter."
(EWTN (American; Catholic; Independent), Article by Zenit News Service (American; Catholic; Independent) 23 / 10 | October 2000)

I might add, nothing seems to have come out to hint a change of heart in Unicef, despite how old the article I quoted is- its just about the first which came up in the Scripturelink search engine.

But, many people in the west, don't know Unicef, quite like us in the third world do. Unicef, may seem a good cause to her.

According to the Examiner.com:


"There's good news and bad news for Disney! Arguably, their biggest star, pop princess Miley Cyrus is wearing the "Worst Celebrity Influence" tiara. The 16 year old got 42 percent of the vote by voters aged 9-15 years old in a new poll by AOL's Just So You Know (JSYK.com). (Miley did take second place, with 16% of the vote in the "Favorite Female Artist" category behind Taylor Swift.) Ironically, after being named "Best Celebrity Mom" earlier this month in a different poll, Briteny Spears took second place as the "Worst Celebrity Influence."


Seventeen year old Selena Gomez, helps save the Disney name however, being named "Best Celebrity Influence" in the first ever JSYK Awards. Gomez, who also won for "Favorite Female Television Star" was recently named the youngest UNICEF ambassador."
(Examiner.com (Secular; Independent; American) 28 / 10 | October / 2009)



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