This is what I heard a celebrity say on the radio this morning. In one sense, they recognize that they could not be in the situation that they are in if there were no fans. I think that is just the life of anyone with celebrity (check this previous post out, and this as well).
Their identity is almost completely created by other people – their expectations, their ideas, their version of the person that the celebrity – needs to be. I think it’s just the struggle for any artist. How much of this is me? How much of this is for my fans? Would I be nothing without my fans? How much do I do for my fans?