March 29th, 2012
04:02 PM ET
America, say hello to your overexposed celebs
Not surprising: Kim Kardashian topping a list of the most overexposed celebrities around today.
But what is surprising, to us at least, is that Paris Hilton rounds out the top five famous folks who receive way too much attention, according to Forbes' countdown.
Hilton doesn't get that much nowadays, not when you consider that Kim K. can cause controversy every other week, whether its a 72-day marriage or a flour bomb, and Lindsay Lohan can land a headline with a hair color change.
Speaking of La Lohan, who is No. 2 on Forbes list, her constant attention for legal problems - and a Playboy cover - surely aided her "overexposed" score. There's also the fact that she grabs the spotlight for trying to bounce back from her rocky personal history. However criticized her recent "Saturday Night Live" hosting gig, it also earned high ratings.
Forbes used E-Poll Research, which ranks more than 6,600 famous names using 46 factors, to compile the list based on survey responses. Kim K. is at the top because 65 percent of those surveyed think she's overexposed, and a close 64 percent said the same of LiLo.
"Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, who came to fame thanks to her drunken fist-pumping ways and has even more attention now because of a pregnancy, is at No. 3 on the list, with 64 percent finding her to be overexposed. Ties on the list were broken by E-Scores, Forbes says, which factored in a star's "marketing effectiveness" by looking at appeal and awareness, among other things.
At No. 4 is Nadya "Octomom" Suleman, whose overexposed rating was 62 percent, followed by Paris Hilton at No. 5.
With an overexposed rating of 60 percent, Forbes notes that while Hilton is a star "who hasn't been on magazine covers in a long time...she was so ubiquitous at one point that the public still views her as overexposed."
Following Hilton is Kate Gosselin (57 percent); Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino (56 percent); Kourtney Kardashian (53 percent); Levi Johnston (51 percent); and Khloe Kardashian (51 percent).
Did Forbes get it right? Who do you think is the most overexposed celebrity?
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You guys have me rolling at work!!! LOL!!! i can't stop snickering in my cubicle hahahhahha 😀
Now that we know all of them suck, can you cancel all of their shows, their magazine articles, their interviews and just let them fade away into the darkness.
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Yes, overexposed. We cannot be seeing anybody happy. Show us only the murderers and child molestors and the Obamas, as usual.
Shouldn't the word celebs be in quotations when it applies to these people? America's most over-exposed "celebrities".
No. 1 most of these people aren't even what I would call a celebrity, just a bunch of attention starved people who are famous because fact that they have more money than they know what to do with. The closest to a celebrity would be Lindsey Lohan when she was twelve. No. 2 One post says it all: when we read this crap and we post about it we are contributing to thier overexposure. No. 3 Who cares about these people. I am on a website that should be posting NEWS. This is not news. Why is Forbes contributing to this? They are a financial site
I work on a university campus...a few years ago streaking was the rage...those people weren't celebrities, but a lot of them were over-exposed.
I must comment on the english??? used in these comments.
The people that write here really sound like illiterates – most probably are!
English not first language. Why you being racist?
These woman should be at home. But instead their parading about drunkly, corrupting minds of other woman. Why are they aloud to go about unveiled, spreading there filth? I think its because all Western woman have low morales.
Linsay needs to do another Playboy spread and this time show bush!
She'd have to let it grow back first!
It seems a bit ironic that CNN is writing an article about these overexposed celebrities, yet just writing about these celebrities is OVEREXPOSING them. CNN – you are part of the problem.
This list seems to reflect the people who have no business being a "celebrity" in the first place.
As for "true" celebs, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga qualifies as overexposed ( altho in fairness, lady gaga realized as much and recently has removed herself from all exposure).
............. and the band played on
Yeah and CNN is guilty, guilty, guilty, of overexposing them.
I question the use of the word celebrity especially when it comes to Kim K. Lindsey Lohan is really only famous for being a drunk anymore.
The only reason these people are over-exposed is because of sites like this one.....DUH!
How these people make money is beyond me. – but you CAN write this down: Once Kim K. loses her looks and people start to shy away from her beauty, she will lose her money, her internet article pages, her endorsements... and she will be alone with her stupid f'd up family. Just wait and see.
Rihanna needs to be at least 3, add Suri Cruise, too. The kardashians make my stomach hurt, icky.
Suri Cruise is definately one that should be on that list! Along with Rhinna and Beonyce
They should put all of these people in a plane loaded with explosives, and then crash it out in Death Valley.
go back to watching basketball
Beyonce and Rihanna
You can see them all naked if you want. I guess that is the power of the internet. Once you get famous everybody gets to see you naked.
Angelina Jolie should have made the top 3.
Me sa thinks I was overexposed for a while...
NO! I will not say Hello to (not my) overexposed celebs. 😛
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Angelina Jolie and Kim Kardashian hands down
JLo should be on this list.
Jlo, Kim K, and LiLo in a naked oil wrestling contest. That's the kind of overexposure I'm talkin about.
Are there only entertainers on this list, no athletes? On every golf tournament telecast that Tiger woods plays in, he is far more overexposed than anyone on the list.
That is because is is one of the greatest golfers to every live!!! I don't really like him much but you have to admit he is one of the most if not the most talented golfer in history!
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Is there a pattern here in these ratings? Do any of these people possess even a minimum of talent? Not much. Enough said.
I pump dem pooopers and rock dat dong...I booze it up and hit da bong!! Sukk it fooos!
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Jig-abooo. Jig-abooo. I luv you!!! Big ol meat sticks!!! yeahhh
I schlob knobs!! I pack da fudge!!
Dega that f@g-a. Ho-mo. Douch-y!!
Octomom is over exposed but she's never in the headlines anymore.
Same with Kate Gosslin but, just like Octomom, she's not in the headlines anymore either.
Kim K made 12 Million for doing what? Porn and overexposure? Wow!
just shows you how sick our society is that we even tolerate these twits. personally But when everything is said and done it is between them and HIM concerning judgment. I just dont waste my time watching ANYTHING they do on TV as a matter of boycott. But also pray they find the path to Jesus..I wish them no bad.
Jesus be da key to all that be good....when I pump them lil boyz in da keister, I ask for forgiveness from our savior....gay is god. God is gay!!! See ya.
I pray you find HIM before too late. I will say a prayer for you whether you like it or not. Remember there really is a life or death after this which you richly enjoy.
Meryl Streep someone said? How is this woman overexposed? She's NEVER in the news. The only time you hear about her is during a movie release or awards ceremony. Compare this to Kim Kardsashian whose bowel movements make headlines. It's sickening. I'd rather hear about a talented, socially conscious actress like Meryl everyday than a no-talent, immoral idiot like Kim. GIVE ME MERYL! Kim made millions of dollars by getting married – this was deliberate. She had no intention of staying married. It's sickening. But the idiots who buy magazines like People, who paid for her wedding photos, keep making her richer and richer.
As for Octomom – she WAS overexposed. Now you never hear about her (thank God). Right now, anything related to the Hunger Games is overexposed.
I be a fairy and I be a fruit...I pound dem pooopers and my point is moot! Although I luv a big ol rod...I schllob a knob and hit on Todd. Dem boyz be nice and ripe for me...polish that stick and u will see...I suk it!!!!
I would put Angelina Jolie on the list and take Paris off.
Jennifer Aniston is the one who pays millions to her hairdresser (for looking the same way the past twenty years), sleeps with every leading man, whines constantly about nothing, divorces a man for mega millions and cries all the way to the bank about being dumped and the Friends reruns? Please, someone turn that show off and start living a far more interesting life than those egomanical wannabe stars!!!!
My initial thought was all of them
How can any of these talentless people be called a celebrity?
They pretty much hit the nail on the head... EXCEPT for Paris Hilton. Maybe 5 years ago, but certainly not these days.
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LOL ....That made me laugh!!!!!
I didn't know Kim Whoever or Octo...were celebrities. Go figure! I would nominate Oprah and Rachel Ray. Once I cared, then they cared too much for themselves. They have long since been forgotten. RIP
Kim "whoever" ? Do you live in isolation?. I don't care for the woman, but come on, you know exactly who Kim Kardashian is whether you like it or not. Who do you think you're kidding?
Who do I think is overexposed? All of them. Literally all of them.
Beiber! Please make him go away! Please!
Kim..please marry me for a month....I have no money for you from me, so am I considered a safe bet..?
Way to overexpose them even more with an article on how they are overexposed. You do realize the ONLY reason they are overexposed is because you keep overexposing them, right? That you are entirely, 100% to blame for this, right? You @#$%ing retards...
Actually, Chuck, it's ret@rds like you who click on these stories, and comment.
I'z got me name cuz when I polish a knob and take all dat sticky spooo...I upchuck due to da gag reflex!! Buzzzkilll!
Jennifer Lopez should be at the top
CNN puts this on their front page..... now WHY ARE THEY OVEREXPOSED AGAIN?!
Because people like you just love to read anything about them, that's why. And nobody is complaining in the article. If you are, then get the heck out of here!
Because they know learned folks like (and me!)you will head right for said article and that some may even leave a ridiculous comment like yours.
ABB in reality they r irrelevant 2 working class people they r all narcissists + totally self centered ego maniaces w/c people r the ones who need pubiicity 4 good jobs 2day i wish L.Lohan all the best in her sober Life in the future 1 day@Time God Bless U All in Hollywood ca.+ USA:):):)
Definately Meryl Streep. Enough already!
At least Meryl has the talent to back it up.
You`re joking right ? That lady has been working hard her whole life ,I respect her. Have you looked at that list....One just was born into money,one made a bad porn,one had babies ? and one can not even speak english(Ny crap) ! Meryl Streep would be the only role model I would chose for my daughter.
Ashton Kucher didn't make the list?
They should've put Beyonce and that baby on the list (the baby she didn't have). I used to be a big fan, but I'm so sick of her now.
most overexposed....has to be Tim Tebow. Inexplicable...guy can't think for himself, and has nothing to say but thirty second loop tape cliches that his corporate PR team feeds him. So glad he is out of Colorado!
colorado doesn't count
As Britney will say: Lemme, lemme....
Kim will you marry me for a month?
Kim, ignore the haters! Saw your work in the RayJ movie...Oscar gold! Sheer genius. Anxiously awaiting your next "accidental" release.
yeah, maybe she will be nominated for an oscar
the reason Paris Hilton is still on the list of overexposed is because it only takes one photo or story of her to make everyone sick to death of her already – she is the absolute worst offender – at least Kim Kardashian has a " purpose " if you can call it that ...
Hey monkey! Your comment is completely inaccurate... You said, "at least kim kardashian has a purpose." ... Obviously that's wrong (along with everything else you wrote).
purpose= porn ?
A huge, cellulite-punched purpose. Right?
I only clicked because I thought "overexposed" meant nekkid!
Then you're just as brilliant as your name. Sleep well, you have made a post on the internets.
Change the name of the list to "Top-Five Most Wanted Hitman Contracts" and I think it would still be accurate.
They won't do that because they'd lose money if the hits went through.
Too bad I had to click on this article and comment on it. I bet a lot more will do the same. We contribute to this problem by doing this... so I hope others will not be stupid like myself and NOT comment here. lol
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