Does bad publicity has its benefits in entertainment industry?

I'm a part of the school of thoughts that believe there is no such thing as bad publicity. I'd have appreciated it more if you had included a description of what you feel is bad publicity in the entertainment industry.

I'll give an example of a bad publicity, and why I feel it actually have good benefits. Recently, a popular musician was accused of buying YouTube views by a music blogger. The musician was really angry with what he read on the blog, so he said some rude things to blogger. We don't know if what the blogger said was true or false.

But what was the result?

Because of the blogger's article many people heard about the music video the blogger wrote about. They liked the video, it actually had great concept. I, too, knew about the video because of the blogger's article. So I would say the "bad publicity" by the blogger had positive effects on the music video by the musician.

Conclusively, bad publicity is still publicity. Hides my mic. :)


@Golddeejay, In my opinion, in many cases, actors go through from the controversies before their upcoming shows or movies because, nowadays we are entered into an world where bad and good is not measured much, inturn who is trending they hold more value, it is unfortunate but truth is bitter.

Wishing you an great day and stay blessed. πŸ™‚


Bad publicity is still publicity. Whenever there are scandals or rumors or any hot news about a celebrity, it helps them gain more visibility in their target audience. This is a big reason why in my country, whenever they are trying to introduce a new artist or when they are trying to promote a new movie, they publish articles (most of the times outrageously scandalous) about the actors just to gain attention. And unfailingly, the public falls for this trap. The next thing I know the movie earned lots of monies. And it doesn't matter if the movie is good or bad. The publicity just has to be highly visible. Bad publicity takes care of that.


There is a saying by some entertainers or those in the entertainment industry that every publicity is good for an entertainer even if it is a bad one,well the truth is that

publicity works for many entertainers but not all entertainers ,there are some entertainers that got their career killed by bad publicity and that is why an entertainer needs to understand that if you must do

publicity do it properly and ensure that you as an entertainer is talented and is intelligent and hardworking as an entertainer because if you lack those things then it

would be difficult to be a successful entertainer no matter how much publicity which you do...



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