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Indeed!Then you have celebrities like Garth Brooks who will come out after a concert and stand for 8 hours signing for free. He knows these fans are the reason his music sells and his tickets to concerts sell, and he wants to thank every single one in person. Some celebrities truly appreciate their fans.
There is this music idol idol of mine, whom I spent over an hour with, talking to, getting autographS(I brought albums and singles, I got them all signed) and at the end a photo, for all of this I paid: nadaThis is exactly why I would never pay them. You make millions of dollars playing pretend in front of a camera, those millions come from your fans. The LEAST you can do is give them the opportunity to have you sign a scrap of paper and take a picture with them. Charging upwards of 100 bucks for the privilege of being near them is narcissism at its peak.
All I did was to ask nicely for a "meet and greet" through e-mail, which got forwarded to the right people and boom. That was in 2003, to this day I still have every cd single and album I got signed with a personalized message.
Unlike some people that get something autographed only to sell it :facepalm
Some people are more interested in the money.... but not all of them